Monthly Archives: May 2010

SQL service could not be started after enabling VIA protocol in clustered environment.

This problem may occur after enabling VIA protocol (VIA is special network interface that can perform faster and lighter weighted RDMA than TCP. It is used for high end server. It requires special VIA hardware and libraries to work so in case we … Continue reading

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Is it supported to use NIC teaming with Hyper-V?

Microsoft closed this issue. It is not supported to use NICs teaming with Hyper-V as Microsoft states that Network Adapter Teaming is only provided by Hardware Vendors and its vendor responsibility to adopt his solution with MS solution not the … Continue reading

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Which is better in performance dynamic or fixed hard disk?

I would like to share with you the staudy that MS run against dynamic and fixed HD. To conclude go ahead for fixed HD in case your deploying VMs in production the study link –> http://blogs.technet.com/winserverperformance/archive/2008/09/19/hyper-v-and-vhd-performance-dynamic-vs-fixed.aspx Regards,

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How to setup an Exchange 2010 CAS Array to load balance MAPI

Since Exchange 2010 CAS servers now handle all internal and external client traffic to Exchange mailbox servers including Outlook MAPI traffic, the need for a highly available CAS array is critical to your design. So how do you load balance … Continue reading

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Relation between IE settings and FTP access

The most important IE setting regarding the FTP protocol is the setting Enable folder view for FTP sites (Internet Options -> tab Advanced): If the IE setting Enable folder view for FTP sites is not checked and you have a … Continue reading

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All networking communications suddenly stopped to the server

If you faced this problem that day and you tried everything possible like updating NIC driver, resetting TCP/IP or even installing a new Network card and after all the server still not able communicating in the network you may need to … Continue reading

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Understanding Networking with Hyper-V

Before creating virtual machines within the Hyper-V environment, it is worth first gaining an understanding of both the Hyper-V networking architecture and networking options that are available to guest operating systems running within virtual machines. The purpose of this chapter, … Continue reading

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