I have my lab in Azure, where I run about 10 virtual servers with Windows 10 and Windows Server. And there is also one web server...
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Meltdown security issue (CVE-2017-5754) applies to all Intel processors since 1995, except for older Intel Atom processors and Itanium processors. This processor error causes ability to read privileged memory, which is a very significant security risk. Second security issue Specter (CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715) applies to all Intel, [...]Lukas Beran
Live migrations allow to migrate running virtual servers from one Hyper-V host to another. Live migrations are not load balancing nor failover clustering, it’s just moving a VM from one host to another requested by admin for example when you buy another host and you want to distribute the load. How to allow Hyper-V live […]Lukas Beran
FSMO roles are five special roles on domain controller, which are vital for the smooth running of AD as a multimaster system, because some of Active Directory features require central authority to which can all domain controllers refer to. These roles are installed automatically and there is normally very little reason to move them, [...]Lukas Beran
SMB (Server Message Block), known also as CIFS (Common Internet File System) is network communication protocol for a communication between computer nodes. Primarily is used for a data transfers in a computer network. We know it as network drives (network shares or shared folders). Current version of this protocol is 3.1.1 and has been [...]Lukas Beran
Because I finally had a chance to upgrade System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1 to the latest 2012 R2, I wrote it to this guide. SCVMM is currently running on Windows Server 2012. So within this upgrade I will also upgrade Windows Server 2012 to 2012 R2. Important (and unpleasant) is that SCVMM does […]Lukas Beran