Windows 10 Always On VPN and Network List Manager Policies

Hi everyone, Short story about Windows 10 Always On VPN, Trusted Network Detection and Network List Manager Policies. When you deploy Windows 10 Always On VPN to your environment, there is a thing called “Trusted Network Detection”. This is a value defined in your VPN profile that tells the VPN if you are connected to …

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SCVMM 2016 – vSwitch Compliancy

Hi Everyone!   First of all, my best wishes for the new year! I hope 2018 will bring you everything your hearts desire   My post today is about an issue I encountered several months ago with SCVMM 2016 and Hyper-V 2016. When creating a logical vSwitch in SCVMM and pushing it to the Hyper-V …

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Heeeelp! I want to un-split my DHCP…

Hi All, Today a post about one of the core services of any network, DHCP. A protocol designed to assign IP addresses to devices, duh! A customer of ours recently wanted to move away from their classic Split DHCP deployment, consisting of 2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Domain Controllers (hmm…) sharing IP ranges with the …

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Hyper-V 2016 and Netapp SMB3.1.1 going bad

Hi all A few days ago I had to upgrade an Hyper-V 2012 R2 cluster to Hyper-V 2016. Using the Cluster rolling upgrade feature made my life a lot easier! However, when checking the SMB logs after installation I discovered the following errors were occurring: The error used a name that was referring to the …

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Failover Clustering and Regional Settings

Hi all, This week I was installing a brand new SQL Server 2016 AlwaysOn Availability group on Windows Server 2016 . As Always On Availability groups depend on an underlying Windows Cluster, the first step in the installation was building the cluster, after getting the necessary coffee. Building a cluster means running the validation report …

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