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Mon, 11 Oct 2010 21:31:00 +0000If you follow this blog, you probably have noticed that it has gone dark for a good bit of time. I am currently trying to consolidate all of my blogging on http://infrastructurehelp.wordpress.com, and I encourage everyone to start following the new blog. I will leave this blog here as its content is used by many … Continue reading Blog Activity
Tue, 16 Mar 2010 16:54:00 +0000Just an FYI, there have been some changes to this document. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/254101/ In the past, there were issues around the use of NIC teaming for the heartbeat (private) network in clustering. In Windows Server 2008, there have been some changes. The update to KB 254101 states that NIC teaming is fully supported for Windows Server … Continue reading Network Teaming for Failover Cluster Nodes
Tue, 17 Nov 2009 01:03:00 +0000Last week, I was in Indianapolis delivering one of our ClusterHelp.com classes. When we did the Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster lab, I configured a Quorum and two other disks for each student by using StarWind Software 5.0. We then set up the clusters for each student after configuring the iSCSI initiator in Windows Server … Continue reading More on StarWind Software Version 5.0
Sat, 17 Oct 2009 20:18:00 +0000I strongly recommend a visit to StarWind’s website to read about the upcoming release of StarWind’s iSCSI target software software. I usually explain what it is to people by calling it a software SAN for Windows servers. Any Windows server can be made into a SAN by using StarWind’s software. However, version 5.0 adds automated … Continue reading StarWind 5.0 Preview – It is Official
Tue, 13 Oct 2009 20:16:00 +0000If the answer is a loud and resounding , “YES!” then you are not alone. I hear from reliable sources that the new StarWind Software release will have this capability in it and will enable WAN separated clustering of file services as well as other services. How? I am glad you asked. From what I … Continue reading Want Replicated Storage Without Buying Multiple SANs?
Fri, 28 Aug 2009 19:38:00 +0000I did a one day workshop on March 15 in Orlando at the Exchange Connections conference. As usual, it was a great deal of fun. However, for some reason, I never posted this blog entry until today. Anyways, I decided to put some of the key bits of information out here for others to … Continue reading Exchange Server 2007 CCR on Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster
Fri, 28 Aug 2009 19:36:00 +0000One of the major changes moving forward into Windows Server 2008 R2 is that some of the tools are being deprecated (I love that word) in favor of PowerShell. Some people just screamed, “Wooo hooo, fantastic!” while others screamed, “Great, now I have to learn another tool after investing all of those years in the … Continue reading PowerShell and Windows Server 2008 Failover Clusters
Wed, 12 Aug 2009 20:48:00 +0000I was using the freebie that came with my WHS, which is provided by McAfee. So, me being a lazy person, I figured I would just purchase the product since the free trial ran out. Once on the console, it looked easy. I clicked the link to buy the product. Well, that is where it … Continue reading Antivirus for Windows Home Server
Wed, 12 Aug 2009 15:23:00 +0000StarWind Software has been a wonderful partner to work with over the last few years. I first started working with the product when it was part of Rocket Division, but it was split off and became its own company several months ago. I recently did a web cast for StarWind Software, and it was a … Continue reading StarWind Software – Cluster Presentations
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