Copy VHD / data files into a CSV Disk -w2k8 r2

Copy VHD / data files into a CSV Disk We need to use the Coordinator Node Remember that CSV is optimized for running VM’s, so using other tools and mechanisms… such as doing local copies to and from CSV disks from the partent partition is a very poor way to evaluate the performance. This is…

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Best practices for migration of cluster windows 2008 R2 / 2012 – As melhores Praticas para migrar um Cluster de Windows 2008 para Windows 2012

  This one is based on a collection of several information available,   Windows Svr 2012 – best practices for migration of cluster win2008 R2 with the role of HyperV available to win 2012 with the role of HyperV   Currently, has a cluster of 4 nodes with win 2008 R2 and the role of…

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WINDOWS 2008 / 2008 R2 SAN Migration

Some of the Cluster Recovery functionality is built into Windows 2008 Failover Clustering. Say I have 4 disks in the Cluster (1 witness and 3 data) and I want to replace them with new ones. 1: Quorum Type, Here are the steps I would take. Please ensure all nodes are up and functioning in the…

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Recommended hotfixes KBs for SCVMM 2008 R2 / SCVMM 2012:

  Recommended hotfixes KBs for SCVMM 2008 R2 / SCVMM 2012   1-  for VMM 2012: 2724596 Recommended hotfixes for Microsoft System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2724596/EN-US   VMMCA will be updated to check for the hotfixes mentioned in the KB.   2· Updated the VMM 2008 R2 KB: 2397711 Recommended hotfixes for System…

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Lista proactiva de updates / proactive recommended updates ( Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM / SP1 Cluster ) April 2012

Lista proactiva de updates / proactive recommended updates ( Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM / SP1 Cluster ): Kernel 2667227 You cannot access an RDX removable disk that you formatted by using NTFS in Windows Server 2003, in Windows Vista, in Windows Server 2008, in Windows 7, or in Windows Server 2008 R2 http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2667227 TCPIP…

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Advisory-Auditing cluster regkey

Audit any changes in the cluster registry (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Cluster) in a windows 2003 cluster environment. Purpose: Advisory-Auditing cluster regkey Action Plan: Please be aware that the type of information that the Audit gives in windows 2003 is not so explicit as it is in more recent operating systems like in windows 2008. Identify type of changes…

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Extend system partition and Disk Cleanup in Windows 2000/2003/XP/2008/2008 R2 /7:

  1 – Extend system partition: 1.1: Windows PE This article discusses the support boundaries that Microsoft Customer Support Services (CSS) provides for use of Microsoft Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE) to extend the drive that contains the Microsoft Windows operating system. Windows PE can be used to extend both the system and boot partitions…

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Configuring a Certificate for Virtual Machine Connection in Hyper-V or thru SCVMM:

Configuring a Certificate for Virtual Machine Connection in Hyper-V or thru SCVMM: Replacing the self-signed certificate used by HYPER-V /SCVMM, with a certificate issued using an Internal Enterprise Certificate Authority. Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 Tip These procedures are intended for advanced users; required steps include editing the registry. You should perform these…

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Disk Timeout

Hi All A very important info regarding Disk Timeout, Disk timeout value: Less is better The Windows Disk timeout is stored in the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Disk\ For example, most array vendors will set this value to (at least) 60 seconds. This means, for all intents and purposes, that Windows will not report any problems…

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Lista proactiva de updates / proactive recommended updates:

Windows Server 2003 SP2 Cluster 1.1: P1 – CLUSTER SERVER ( BASE & STORAGE & FILE SYSTEM ) Kernel 2393802 MS11-011: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel could allow elevation of privilege http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-US;2393802 Win32k,gdi32 2506223 MS11-034: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode drivers could allow elevation of privilege: April 12, 2011 http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-US;2506223 Ntfs 981166 Some data is corrupted when…

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