Hyper-V Network Virtualization and Virtual Switch – Great Community Content Available

I’ve come across some great content about Hyper-V networking, and I’d like to share some links with you. If you’re interested in Hyper-V networking features, you might enjoy some of the highlighted community content in this article. Dutch Hyper-V community member Marc van Eijk has written an excellent article on Hyper-V networking and System Center Virtual…


New Windows Server 2012 Wireless Guide

It’s important to deploy wireless technologies in such a way that they provide both security and ease of use for people that are connecting wirelessly to your network. When you deploy wireless by using 802.1X authentication with Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol and Microsoft Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol version 2 – which, combined, are affectionately known…


Windows PowerShell Cmdlets for Networking

If you like to write scripts to accomplish administrative tasks for networking in Windows Server 2012, you might like this new topic that provides links to the command references for all of the Windows PowerShell commands for networking technologies: Windows PowerShell Cmdlets for Networking, in the Windows Server 2012 Technical Library at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj717268.aspx.


New Quality of Service (QoS) documentation for Windows Server 2012

Over the last week, a lot of new QoS content published that provides guidance on how and when to configure QoS, Data Center Bridging (DCB), and other technologies on your physical or virtual network. Following is a list of content that is updated or new: Quality of Service (QoS) Overview, at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh831679.aspx. This topic is updated…


Windows Server 2012 Network Subsystem Performance Tuning

Hi there – Network Subsystem Performance Tuning guidance is now available in the Windows Server 2012 Technical Library, at https://aka.ms/iwooe5. This content assists you with performance tuning the network subsystem, particularly for network intensive workloads, and includes sections on selecting a network adapter with the right features for the server workload, performance tuning network adapters,…


New articles on 802.1X Wireless Access experience and certificate-based authentication with Windows 8 Release Preview

Hi there Just thought I’d let you know there are two new articles available for those of you who are interested in 802.1X Authenticated Wireless Access. Both articles are in the Windows Server 2012 Technical Library at the following locations: “Improvements to Certificate-based Authentication” for Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8, at http://bit.ly/LTA41g “Wireless Connection…


Use Windows PowerShell Commands in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Hi there – Using Windows PowerShell commands in Windows Server 2012 for basic administration and networking tasks can save a lot of time. This is true not only because you can script the tasks for application on multiple computers, but you also save time by not having to navigate through sometimes complex user interface (UI)…


The Windows Server® 2012 Hyper-V Network Virtualization Survival Guide is now published

The Windows Server® 2012 Hyper-V Network Virtualization Survival Guide is now published at https://aka.ms/gakmzi Windows Server 2012 enables you to create an agile, multi-tenant cloud on top of your existing infrastructure by virtualizing the network. Network virtualization decouples server configuration from network configuration to provide a virtual dedicated network to each tenant. This allows seamless…


Windows Server "8" Beta User and Computer Certificates Deployment guide now available on the Web and Download Center

Hi there I’ve mentioned the Core Network Guide and the Server Certificates deployment guide in the last couple of blog posts, and today I’m announcing the publication of the Windows Server “8” Beta Core Network Companion Guide: Computer and User Certificate Deployment. You can view this guide on the Web at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj129712 You can also…


Server Certificate Deployment Guide now available in HTML format on the Web

For those of you who prefer to read content on the Web rather than downloading a Word version of the guide, the Core Network Companion Guide: Server Certificate Deployment is now available in HTML format in the Windows Server “8” Technical Library, at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj125379.aspx