Category Archives: W2K8

W2K8 – Automatic deploy for Native backup

Need a solution to easily deploy a native backup job on multi W2K8 R2 servers. after asking google and testing, a simple script is out with combining the multi cmds (diskshadow, vssadmin, wbadmin,etc). 2 points here 1. no command able … Continue reading

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W2K8+ wbadmin backup tips

An interesting tip how to manage the backup free space for the native backup: Configure Shadow Copies I’m trying a different approach for maintaining free space on a dedicated backup volume: Configure Shadow Copies. 1.In Disk Management, assign a drive … Continue reading

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E2K10 – SP2 fail on DAG Mailbox Role

enconuter a funny issue when apply SP2 on DAG Mailbox Role – “[ManageScheduledTask.ps1] Could not find script …” below are some funny findings: a. locally to ping the DAG hostname, it will reply  “169.254.x.x” which is the IP of  “MS … Continue reading

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EV10 Notes: 3-node MSCS Cluster-across-Boxes on ESX 4.1

need to build up a 3-node MSCS W2K8 R2 Cluster across 3 ESX v4.1 host. some points to be taken as belew: a. Virtual SCSI adapter:  LSI Logic SAS for Windows Server 2008 b. Set I/O timeout > 60s   HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Disk\TimeOutValue. … Continue reading

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W2K8 Cluster

a detail blog regarding W2K8 cluster networking http://blogs.technet.com/b/askcore/archive/2010/02/12/windows-server-2008-failover-clusters-networking-part-1.aspx

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W2K8 Storage Explorer

FC Switch blocking CT commands HBA blocking CT commands http://blogs.technet.com/b/josebda/archive/2008/05/08/the-basics-of-windows-server-2008-storage-explorer.aspx

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