Troubleshooting Pool Leaks Part 7 – Windows Performance Toolkit

In Part 1 of this series we identified a pool leak in non paged pool.  In Part 2 and Part 3 of this series we identified what pool tag was leaking.  In Part 5 and Part 6 we got call stacks showing the memory being allocated.  In this article we are going to discuss a…


Working with multiple network adapters in a virtual machine

Thanks for coming back to the CORE Team blog site. This blog will address working with multiple network adapters in a virtual machine. Many of you out there may not be interested in this because you work with virtual machines that only use a single network adapter. However, for those of us that frequently work…


Revenge of Y2K and Other News

Hello sports fans! So this has been a bit of a hectic time for us, as I’m sure you can imagine. Here’s just some of the things that have been going on around here. Last week, thanks to a failure on the time servers at USNO.NAVY.MIL, many customers experienced a time rollback to CY 2000…


Just when you thought… (Part 2)

In Part 1, I covered configuring the Hyper-V Failover Cluster and the Scale-Out File Server solution. In Part two, I will cover: Creating the file shares in the Scale-Out File Server Creating a virtual machine to use the SMB3.0 shares in the Scale-Out File Server Verifying we can Live Migrate the virtual machines in the…


Just when you thought…..(Part 1)

Just when you thought you had things figured out – in the words of the legendary Bob Dylan, "the times they are a-changin." With the release of Windows Server 2012, Microsoft introduces a load of new features, which, in some cases, translates into doing some of the same things in different ways.  Up to now,…


ADAMSync 101

Hi Everyone, Kim Nichols here again, and this time I have an introduction to ADAMSync. I take a lot of cases on ADAM and AD LDS and have seen a number of problems arise from less than optimally configured ADAMSync XML files. There are many sources of information on ADAM/AD LDS and ADAMSync (I’ll include…


Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012: Let the fun begin!

Over the past 2 weeks, we’ve touched on a number of different features of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. We hope you have enjoyed reading our Launch Series as blogs much as we have enjoyed writing them for you. Don’t fret – we’ll have plenty more to write about regarding both operating systems in…


Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012: A brief look at the new Server Manager

Well, we are about finished.  Only one post left after this one.  Today marks the 15th post in our Launch Series and I know you’ll enjoy reading this one.  With that said, let’s dive right in! If you have installed Windows Server 2012, I’m sure you have noticed that Server Manager looks a lot different. …


Upgrading to Windows 8 – Part 5

Known Issues   Hi Again, Welcome back to the Upgrade to Windows 8 Series. In today’s post we want to cover some of the know issues you might hit when you move to Windows 8. The following are the top issues we found customers reporting on our forums. Black screen after performing an Upgrade: We…


Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012: Windows PowerShell Web Access

Day 14 is upon us!  In today’s post, we are going to take a look at the new feature in Windows Server 2012 called PowerShell Web Access. What is PowerShell Web Access?  Glad you asked! Windows PowerShell Web Access is a new feature in Windows Server 2012 that acts as a Windows PowerShell gateway, providing…