Tag : Windows 2012

Windows 2012 host can ping but no DNS lookup

Had an interesting issues today. Windows 2012 fully patched on ML620 Blade with a trunk port connected to PowerConnect with QLogic. The server was able to ping to AD DNS

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Recommended hotfixes and updates for Windows Server 2012-based Failover Clusters

The Microsoft Team created an official Knowledge Base article for 2012 Failover cluster. For windows 2012, there are couple good TechNet wiki articles regarding the hotfixes released for HyperV and

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Windows 2012 Failover Cluster: VM Priorities in Hyper-V Failover Cluster

With Windows 2012 Failover cluster we have now option to “Drain Roles”, in which all VMs on the host gets migrated to other nodes and the drained host gets paused.

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Windows 2012: Multiple RDP session for a user

As you might know, we are able to use Remote Desktop Session Host Config mmc on Windows 2008 R2 to remove user restriction to a single session. In Windows 2012,

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Windows 2012 April Cumulative Update Rollup

In additon to the System Center 2012 SP1 cumulative update, Windows 2012 April update rollup has also been released. The update is available through Windows update. For a list of

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Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Best Practices Checklist

Ask Premier Field Engineering (PFE) Platforms blog has a new post listing best practices for Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V deployments. It has great information and strongly suggest you to read

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Windows Failover Cluster Hotfixes

TechNet Wiki has now Windows 2012 failover cluster hotfix list in addition to 2008. I have been keeping my own list but it is always good to have a working

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Windows 2012 Support for HP Proliant G6 Series

If you are still dealing with G6 series HP servers, HP released a new firmware and services pack for Proliant servers which adds Windows 2012 OS support on G6 servers.

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Hyper-V Capability/Version Comparison

With the new version of Hyper-V, most limits of older versions has either been increased noticeably or been removed and became dependent on the hardware limits being used, like Live

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Overview of SMB Multichannel

I had mentioned about the new capabilities of SMB 3.0 in my previous blog. Lets review what multichannel buys us. With multichannel, we can increase throughput by using multiple NICs

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