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How to implement hardware load balancer in SCVMM

The following procedure describe Network Load Balancing functionality in Microsoft SCVMM. Microsoft native NLB is automatically included into SCVMM when you install SCVMM. This procedure describe how to install and configure third party load balancer in SCVMM. Prerequisites: Microsoft System … Continue reading

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Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch for Microsoft Hyper-V

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Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch for Microsoft Hyper-V provides following advanced feature in Microsoft Hyper-v and SCVMM. Integrate physical, virtual, and mixed environments Allow dynamic policy provisioning and mobility-aware network policies Improves security through integrated virtual services and advanced Cisco NX-OS … Continue reading

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Design and Build Microsoft Distributed File System (DFS)

Supported: Windows and DFS Replication support folder paths with up to 32 thousand characters. DFS Replication is not limited to folder paths of 260 characters. Replication groups can span across domains within a single forest VSS with DFS is supported. Scalability on … Continue reading

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How to Connect and Configure Virtual Fibre Channel, FC Storage and FC Tape Library from within a Virtual Machine in Hyper-v Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-v Role provides Fibre Channel ports within the guest operating system, which allows you to connect to Fibre Channel directly from within virtual machines. This feature enables you to virtualize workloads that use direct FC … Continue reading

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How to upgrade firmware of brocade fabric switch

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Requirements: Filezilla FTP Server Filezilla FTP Client Putty Java JRE installed on admin PC Log on credential for Brocade website or respective vendor website e.g. IBM/Dell Downloaded upgrade firmware Upgrade Path. Fabric OS 5.0.x to 5.2.3 is supported Fabric OS … Continue reading

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Migrating VMs from Standalone Hyper-v Host to clustered Hyper-v Host

Scenario 1: In-place migration of two standalone Windows Servers (Hyper-v role installed) into clustered Windows Servers (Hyper-v role installed). Steps involved in this scenario. There will be downtime in this scenario. Delete all snapshots from VMs Update Windows Server to latest … Continue reading

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Migrate Windows Server 2008/R2 Active Directory to Windows Server 2012/R2 Active Directory

Forest Functional Prerequisites Check to ensure the Domain Functional Level is currently setup to at least Windows 2003 mode. Open the Active Directory Users and Computers console, select the domain via the right mouse button on it. Select Raise Domain Functional Level and review the Current domain functional level reported … Continue reading

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