What’s new in Hyper-V Replica in Windows Server 2012 R2

18th October 2013 marked the General Availability of Windows Server 2012 R2. The teams have accomplished an amazing set of features in this short release cycle and Brad’s post @ http://blogs.technet.com/b/in_the_cloud/archive/2013/10/18/today-is-the-ga-for-the-cloud-os.aspx captures the investments made across the board. We encourage you to update to the latest version and share your feedback. This post captures the… Read more

Replica Clusters behind a NAT

When a Hyper-V Replica Broker is configured in your DR site to accept replication traffic, Hyper-V along with Failover Clustering intelligently percolates these settings to all the nodes of the clusters. A network listener is started in each node of the cluster on the configured port.   While this seamless configuration works for a majority… Read more

Hyper-V Replica BPA Rules

A frequent question from our customers is on whether there are standard “best practices” when deploying Hyper-V Replica (or any Windows Server role for that matter). These questions come in many avatars – Does the Product Group have any configuration gotchas based on internal testing, is my server properly configured, should I change any replication… Read more