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NIC Teaming User Guides for Windows Server 2012 Products Now Available in TechNet Gallery
Network Interface Card (NIC) Teaming, also known as load balancing and failover (LBFO), allows multiple network adapters on a computer to be placed into a team for the following purposes: Bandwidth aggregation Traffic failover to prevent connectivity loss in the event of a network component...
27 Mar 2015
Deploy BranchCache Hosted Cache and Content Servers Using Windows PowerShell
If you're planning on deploying BranchCache in Hosted Cache Mode, you can use this post as a quick start guide to get your Content Servers and Hosted Cache Servers up and running quickly. To use these Windows PowerShell commands, you must have servers that are running Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows...
6 Feb 2015
Windows Server 2012 Wireless Deployment Guide Now Available in TechNet Gallery
The Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 Core Network Companion Guide: Deploying Password-based 802.1X Authenticated Wireless Access , authored by Windows Server documentation writer Brit Weston, is now available for download in Word format in TechNet Gallery, at http://gallery.technet.microsoft...
22 Apr 2014
Windows Server 2012 Server Certificate Deployment Guide Now Available in TechNet Gallery
The Windows Server® 2012 Core Network Companion Guide: Server Certificate Deployment is now available for download in Word format from TechNet Gallery at http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Windows-Server-2012-Core-e0970aa7 The Windows Server 2012 Core Network Guide provides instructions for...
14 Apr 2014
Windows Server® 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Core Network Guide Now Available in TechNet Gallery
This guide is in the TechNet Gallery at http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Windows-Server-2012-and-7c5fe8ea The Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 Core Network Guide provides instructions for planning and deploying the core components required for a fully functioning network and a new Active Directory®...
10 Apr 2014
New! The Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 BranchCache Deployment Guide is Available in TechNet Gallery
The Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 BranchCache Deployment Guide is now available for download in Word format from the TechNet Gallery, at http://bit.ly/1pYZT3F This deployment guide provides instructions on deploying BranchCache in both distributed cache mode and hosted cache mode...
3 Apr 2014
RSS, RSC, Offload capabilities - get the right Network Adapter for the job
Network-intensive applications require high-performance network adapters. In the Network Subsystem Performance Tuning guide for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, the topic Choosing a Network Adapter explores some considerations for choosing network adapters, as well as how to configure...
12 Feb 2014
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...
19 Oct 2012
Windows Server 2012 - What's New in Hyper-V Virtual Switch
The topic "What's New in Hyper-V Virtual Switch" is now available at http://aka.ms/bf0hkd . This topic provides information on new features for manageability, security, isolation, visibility, and scalability to provide more effective Hyper-V deployment in your on-site or private, hybrid, or public...
4 Oct 2012
Highlighting BranchCache Hosted Cache Mode in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
For Windows Server® 2008 R2, BranchCache was introduced to help you reduce WAN bandwidth usage by client computers that accessed content, such as Web pages and file shares, on content servers in remote main offices. With that release, as with BranchCache in Windows Server 2012, you can deploy...
1 Jun 2012
Announcing the publication of Understanding IPv6, 3rd Edition
I am proud to announce the publication and availability of Understanding IPv6, 3 rd Edition ( Amazon page ). This book is the culmination of eighteen months of work outlining, gathering information, preparing drafts, creating figures, working through technical review comments, and reviewing page...
2 Jul 2012
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 http://aka.ms/iwooe5 . This content assists you with performance tuning the network subsystem, particularly for network intensive workloads, and includes sections on selecting...
16 Aug 2012
New BranchCache Hosted Cache Mode Guide Published on the Web
The Windows Server 2012 Core Network Companion Guide: Deploying BranchCache Hosted Cache Mode , is now live on the Web at http://aka.ms/i2wfpz This deployment guide shows you how to build on your core network by deploying BranchCache in hosted cache mode in your branch offices. The scenario in...
15 Nov 2012
New Networking Content for Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview
You might already know that Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview is now available - you can download it from the Microsoft TechNet Evaluation Center at Download Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview - so I wanted to let you know that we are also releasing some early documentation to help you find out about the new...
27 Jun 2013
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...
28 Jun 2012
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...
14 Jun 2012
Download the New Wireless Guide from the Microsoft Download Center
The 802.1X Wireless paper that I mentioned in my previous post, the Windows Server 2012 Core Network Companion Guide: Deploying Password-based 802.1X Authenticated Wireless Access , is now available for download in Word format from the Microsoft Download Center, at http://aka.ms/km2utn .
5 Nov 2012
Fresh on the Web and Download Center: Windows Server 2012 Core Network Companion Guide: Group Policy Deployment
The Windows Server 2012 Core Network Companion Guide: Group Policy Deployment is now published: On the Web at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj899807.aspx In Word format in the Microsoft Download Center at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36050 This guide...
13 Dec 2012
The BranchCache Frequently Asked Questions topic is now live in the TechNet Wiki at http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/14309.branchcache-frequently-asked-questions.aspx.
5 Nov 2012
Virtual Lab: Managing Your Network Infrastructure with IP Address Management
Hi, In addition to several new features that have been added to IPAM in Server 2012 R2 Preview ( What's New ) we now have an IPAM Virtual Lab available for Windows Server 2012. Check out Managing Your Network Infrastructure with IP Address Management . If you haven't seen IPAM yet, you should check...
28 Jun 2013
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...
30 Oct 2012
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 http://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...
6 Jun 2012
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...
6 Feb 2013
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...
18 Oct 2012
New BranchCache Hosted Cache Mode Guide Published in Word Format to Microsoft Download Center
The Windows Server® 2012 Core Network Companion Guide: Deploying BranchCache Hosted Cache Mode, which was published last week in HTML format on the Web, is now published in Word format for download at the Microsoft Download Center, at http://aka.ms/uijete
19 Nov 2012
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