Item level targeting is great and all, it works well for granular targeting. But with Item Level Targeting you are limited to only Active Directory components. WMI or Windows Management Instrumentation consists of a set of extensions to the Windows Driver Model that provides an operating system interface through which instrumented components provide information and notification.... Continue Reading →
Whatcha talkin’ bout? FOO! Setting up proper fail over in a Cluster.
Here is what a 2 node fail over cluster should look like. Double network redundancy on the back end with each node and the SAN connecting to both back end switches. In order to setup proper cluster fail over the Server needs to be set to Fail Over Only (FOO). Remember that Windows has iSCSI... Continue Reading →
Hyper-V replication in a workgroup or across domains using a self signed certificate.
Why would you want a HyperV server in a workgroup environment? Well if your Domain Controller is a VM you really don't want to add the HyperV server to the domain as it will boot before the DC comes up. This type of setup is ripe for domain issues, so we're left with a server... Continue Reading →