Category Archives: Windows

Windows packet capture

Ok, many moons went by since my last post. Also many things have happened, so I guess it was meant to be like this. Anyhow, I’m back with a short, but useful blog. One thing (ok, not one but quite … Continue reading

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Running Microsoft Hyper-V on a laptop

Believe it or not, now it’s possible to run Microsoft Hyper-V on our laptops. Well, actually on Windows 8 client OSs installed on a laptop. For this to work, we have to have Windows 8.x professional or enterprise edition. That’s … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2012 DHCP Failover With or Without Custom DHCP Attributes

Windows Server 2012 DHCP Failover feature is really something we should have a long time ago. Before this feature, when we wanted to achieve DHCP service redundancy, we had to have at least two DHCP servers and we had to split … Continue reading

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Error Creating an Exchange 2013 Database Availability Group (DAG)

First of all, I’m new to Exchange 2013. I had one major deployment back then with 2k version and that’s all. Now Exchange and I meet again. With problems, as you can guess. A friend of mine and myself were … Continue reading

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Join Cisco ACS 5.x to Windows Active Directory domain

In this blog we successfully set up a replication between our two ACS servers. We can think about this as a completed installation. We have now ability to add network clients and users and to do AAA – Authentication/Authorization/Accounting using … Continue reading

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Windows 8 and GNS3. Already?

Now don’t get me wrong – I’m not kind of guy that rushes to install newest and “greatest” Windows products, but one of my laptops is crying out loud to be reinstalled! Windows 7 *was* working nice these years, but … Continue reading

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