New DCB and vRSS Networking Docs for Windows Server 2016

As we approach the summer, we have some new Network Offload and Optimization technology documentation to share with you. If you aren’t familiar with Data Center Bridging (DCB), it is a suite of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) standards that enable Converged Fabrics in the data center, where storage, data networking, cluster Inter-Process…

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Converged NIC Configuration Guide for Windows Server 2016

If you have workloads that require low latency and you’re using separate network adapters for Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) and Ethernet traffic loads, you’ll be interested in the new feature Converged network interface card (NIC) in Windows Server 2016. Converged NIC allows you to expose RDMA through a host-partition virtual NIC (vNIC) so that…

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Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 Documentation Moves to New Web Location

The Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 IT Pro documentation is now moved from TechNet to docs.microsoft.com. Following are some URLs so that you can replace your old bookmarks and access the new sites. Windows Server 2016 documentation at https://docs.microsoft.com/windows-server/windows-server-2016 Windows Server 2016 Networking documentation at https://docs.microsoft.com/windows-server/networking/networking Windows 10  and Windows 10 Mobile documentation at…

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Deploy DHCP Using Windows PowerShell in Windows Server 2016

The new deployment guide Deploy DHCP Using Windows PowerShell demonstrates how to deploy a TCP/IP version 4 DHCP server without using Server Manager, the Add Roles and Features wizard, or any other user interface (UI) element in Windows Server 2016. You can use this guide for single subnet deployment of DHCP, multiple subnet deployment, deployment in…

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Get Started with Software Defined Networking (SDN) in Windows Server 2016 Datacenter

If you’re new to SDN and interested in finding out how using this Windows Server 2016 Datacenter solution might help your business grow, take a look at the new topic Introduction to Software Defined Networking. In this topic you’ll discover information about increased agility, as well as enhanced network security and efficiency. There’s also a…

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Download the New Network Policy Server (NPS) Technical Reference for Windows Server 2016

If you’re a network administrator deploying network access servers right and left – such as wireless access points, 802.1X authenticating switches, dial-in servers, and virtual private network (VPN) servers – you’ll be happy to know that you don’t need to configure network access policies on each of these devices individually. If your network access servers…

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Software Defined Networking (SDN) Technologies in Windows Server 2016

If you work for a Cloud Service Provider or Enterprise, you might be interested in learning about all of the Software Defined Networking technologies that are available in Windows Server 2016, which was released in October, 2016 and is now available. Following is a brief rundown of these technologies, as well as Windows Server 2016…

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Network Offload and Optimization Technologies in Windows Server 2016

Senior Microsoft PM Don Stanwyck has authored a great new Networking document that is now available for download in Word format from TechNet Gallery: Network Offload and Optimization Technologies in Windows Server 2016 This document provides information about Network Offload and Optimization technologies that are included in Windows Server 2016, and discusses how these features…

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Four New DNS Policy Scenarios for Windows Server 2016

Back in April 2016, this blog announced the initial publication of the New DNS Policy Scenario Guide for Windows Server 2016. Then in July 2016, this blog announced two new published scenarios in Expanded DNS Policy Scenario Guide for Windows Server 2016. Today, the Windows Server docs team is announcing that the DNS Policy Scenario…

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Deploy BranchCache Hosted Cache Mode with Windows Server 2016

The new deployment guide Deploy BranchCache Hosted Cache Mode is now available in the Windows Server 2016 Technical Library. BranchCache is a wide area network (WAN) bandwidth optimization technology that is included in some editions of the Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 operating systems, as well as in earlier versions of Windows and Windows Server….

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