Windows 2016 containers for portable application environment

Windows 2016 Containers are an isolated, resource controlled and portable Operating environment irrespective of the application and operating configuration that on host server Operating environment. Such containers have existed for a long time on Unix-like operating systems, but their usage for application deployment increased following the release of Docker as an open source project in … Continue reading Windows 2016 containers for portable application environment

Windows Server 2016 running on VMs not getting online after reboot

Folks, I have been facing this issue very random on our Windows server 2016 Virtual machines running on VMware platform. Interestingly, none reported the same to Microsoft (as mentioned by the assigned technician) Here what we found out, (all credits to¬† http://www.happysysadm.com/2010/11/disk-is-offline-because-of-policy-set.html) 2 possible caused behind this behavior, How VMware virtual machine disk file presented … Continue reading Windows Server 2016 running on VMs not getting online after reboot

Blue Screen (BSOD) with driver Error 0x00000050 on Windows 2008 Servers

(Please note: Just sharing this since I have seen occurring frequent BSOD on few of 32 bit Windows 2008 servers running on VMware, where VMware tool and VM hardware version latest. Please consider this as a solution only if memory dump analysis match with dll or EXE below and with same OS version, ) Issue: … Continue reading Blue Screen (BSOD) with driver Error 0x00000050 on Windows 2008 Servers

Active Directory Forest Restructuring :: Part 2

Go to Part 1 Prepare source domain for migration One of the most important and foremost task part of AD migration is preparing our source domain. Preparing source domain including proper cleanup of source domain avoid any unwanted resource moved over to new forest and fix any outstanding administrative or security models. Prepare POC environment … Continue reading Active Directory Forest Restructuring :: Part 2

Windows Failover Cluster Process and Guidelines

Windows 2012 R2 failover /multi-subnet failover clustering   Purpose This document provides the policies, process to Plan, implement and deploy failover cluster on Windows 2012/2008 R2 Manage, maintain and secure Failover cluster including a multi-site cluster Identify the challenges and Risk and troubleshoot common problems Scope This document provides information about requirements and recommendations for … Continue reading Windows Failover Cluster Process and Guidelines