Hyper-V Replica Configurations

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Hyper-V Replica is a built-in functionality added into Hyper-V role which uses asynchronous data replication technology to replicate Hyper-V virtual machines in a primary site to the Disaster recovery (DR) site using a single network connection. DR is a very important component for every IT system and it is very important to have some sort of backup/recovery option […]

Step-by-Step: Setup and Configure Azure Site Recovery (ASR) for On-Premises Hyper-V Host

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Here is a step by step walk-through on how to go about setting up and configuring ASR (Azure Site Recovery) and backing up your On-Premises Virtual Machines (VMs) with Azure Resource Manager (ARM). First things, first, Azure’s Recovery Service Vault is a unified vault/resource that allows you to manage your backup and data disaster recovery needs within Azure. For example, if you are […]

Configure NAP RADIUS to serve Cisco WLAN Controllers

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Add the Wireless LAN Controller as an authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) client on the NPS. Expand RADIUS Clients and Servers. Right-click RADIUS Clients, and choose New RADIUS Client. Enter a Friendly name (WLC in this example), the management IP address of the WLC ( in this example) and a shared secret. The same shared secret is used […]

racadm quick dirty cheatsheet

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iDRAC racadm quick and dirty cheatsheet. racadm command can be issues via iDRAC/CMC/OS if svradmin-racadm is installed. Also you can specify -h option to access remote servers RAC as long as you have network access. Also if you are having problems with racadm “Failed to initialize transport” install openssl-devel. full documentation for iDRAC7 can be found here. […]

VMM Resource Reporting

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It can be difficult to monitor and assess resources in large Hyper-V environments. This Powershell based script helps you to understand virtualization inventory, capacity and general resource availability in your Standalone or Clustered Hyper-V Environment. Highlights Creates a plain but detailed and user-friendly HTML report which is compatible with all modern browsers. Has an Overview […]

Deploy Microsoft Web Application Proxy

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Microsoft Web Application Proxy [WAP] is a new service added in Windows Server 2012 R2 that allows you to access web applications from outside your network. WAP functions as a reverse proxy and an Active Directory Federation Services [AD FS] proxy to pre-authenticate user access. Requirements: The only hard requirement of WAP is having an AD FS server. Refer […]