Managing various network settings in Windows Server 2008 R2 Core

Have you ever run into a problem where you are attempting to troubleshoot a network connectivity issue or configuring network settings on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Core machine? While working on an issue, I found myself asking the question, “How do I manage network settings on a Core machine?” This goal of this post… Read more

Not able to access the Hyper-V host machine on the network even though Virtual Machines on that host machine can communicate on the same network

I had a call regarding Windows Server 2008 R2 Core (with the Hyper-V role installed) over the weekend. While working on that call I found myself asking some questions: “How do I change different network settings on a Core machine?” “How do I delete existing virtual networks on a Core machine?” I would like to… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles for the week of May 2 – May 8

We have a couple of new networking-related Knowledge Base articles to share this week: 979230 TCP connections fail intermittently when both endpoints are on the same computer in Windows Server 2003 SP2 978309 IPv6 transition technologies, such as ISATAP, 6to4 and Teredo do not work on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2… Read more