Tag: windows server 2012 r2

Storage Tiering for Scale-out file server JBOD SAS

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Well I had the pleasure of playing around with Windows Server 2012 R2 scale-out file server with a JBOD SAS chassis. Then I wanted to try the storage tiering feature in R2. So in my case I had a SAS chassis with 4…

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Securing Hyper-V 2012R2 hosts and VMs

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Microsoft has implemented a lot of new cool security features in Hyper-V on the 2012R2 release, and most importently statefull firewall and network inspection features. From the 2012 release, Microsoft introduced features like* ARP Guard https://msandbu.wordpress.com/2013/04/03/arp-guard-in-hyper-v-2012/* DHCP Guard * Router Guard(These three functions…

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Error adding a RemoteFX video adapter to a VM running Windows Server 2012 R2

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When I was trying to add a remotefx video adapter to a VM running on Windows Server 2012 R2 I got an error message  Error applying RemoteFX 3D Video Adapter Changes. And what is that? Well clearly its a GUI bug as I…

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Azure Pack configuration for Windows Server 2012 R2

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So Microsoft has released the new wave of products into preview, including the next version of Katal (Azure Services) for Microsoft, called Azure Pack. This pack transforms your datacenter into Azure allowing users to sign up using plans and be able to use…

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