So we got our hardware and got busy. First up was testing if the S130 RAID1 setup could perform enough because there were some rumours the software RAID on the S130 was terrible. I did a quick...Read More
We got our S2D hardware!
So our hardware arrived and we got busy!
We unpacked the servers and saw that the 200Gb drives which were meant for the OS were inserted in the front instead of the back. This was easily fixed...Read More
some things I learned ordering a S2D configuration
So, It's been a while.. We were busy getting the hardware in, but that seems to be a bit more trouble than normal, it took us 3 months due to the lack of details on technet and 3 months getting...Read More
Storage Spaces Direct Technet update!
I was a little frustrated with the lack of info about Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) on technet, but it seems it has been taken care of as it was updated a few days ago (It took some time writing...Read More
@MS, Fix Microsoft Volume License Center downloads!
So I've been trying to download Windows 2016 for the last few days.
But the downloads fail at 98%, I've tried web downloads, different browsers, with or without download manager, stop/resume,...Read More
Using VAMT with Windows 2016
So we use KMS for our license keys install, which is great but the VAMT GUI is much better for a overview than the slmgr.vbs script.
So i figured just find a new adksetup, which contains the...Read More
WSL2016 and Storage Spaces Direct
So we were at WSL2016 in Dublin to see what the new 2016 server would bring.
Normally we wouldn't go to such a event as I think this content is better viewed from the blogs of critical IT...Read More
Windows 2012 R2 updates fail after fresh install
We've begun using Windows 2012R2 servers and i've found a curious thing. I've installed a fresh Windows 2012 R2 server on 14 may 2014, made an
snapshot checkpoint and ran Windows update. As...
Configure a Win12R2 File server with UAC
So I configured a file server for a customer, It's been a while because mostly I'm working with RDS. So I started as I always have been doing;
- Install the file server role
- Create a new...
MS Product activation and UTM transparent proxy
I've seen some weird activation issues in MS products with error codes that threw me off.
As i tried to activate Windows Server it said;
- A problem occurred when Windows tried to activate....