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Migrate DHCP from Server 2008 R2 to Server 2012

With Microsoft’s Server 2012 now upon us it’s time to start testing some migration options. First up it’s a simple DHCP migration, this doesn’t look to have changed much so if you’re familiar with the Windows Server Migration tools all should go pretty smoothly. First off we need to install the Windows Server Migration tools […]

Symantec LiveUpdate doesn’t show SSR or BESR

I’m surprised this is still an issue as I remember stumbling across and originally reporting the error way back on the earlier versions of Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery. It seems to only persist on Windows Server 2008 R2 but here’s links to the fix. In short Symantec LiveUpdate doesn’t register or show Backup Exec […]

Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V loses network connectivity

We’ve had a number of Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 servers that were running Hyper-V now drop network connectivity at random – which as imagined was causing a bit of a headache! Having updated drivers and firmware for the Dell PowerEdge servers the issue still continued. No obvious logs were noted and the only immediate fix […]

Server 2008 R2 Network Shares with WD TV Live

Having been so impressed with the WD TV I picked up the WD TV Live to stream my various media over my home network. At current my media is shared from a Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controller, which from various forum posts seems to be causing problems for the WD TV in browsing shares. Playing […]