Monthly Archives: September 2008

Hyper-V Networking…j’essaie de le mêtre tout droit dans ma tête aussi ;-)

Scenario 1 – Everyone with their own dedicated NIC: This is a perfect world type scenario where everyone has their own physical NIC so traffic isn’t shared. For applications where NICs are critical I’m thinking you may want to do … Continue reading

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Dell Inspiron 530 and 8GB of RAM

Today I received my 2nd batch of RAM from NewEgg.com. I ordered 4GB (two sticks) twice in two separate orders about an hour apart online on August 31st, 2008. Only today I received the 2nd batch and now I’m up … Continue reading

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Zune 3 on Windows Server 2008

Unable to install says the installer (stupid installer). Why did I even have to select x64? It doesn’t know the difference? Anyways: this guy got a blog up pretty much right away on the problem:http://jasonfollas.com/blog/archive/2008/09/16/install-zune-3.0-software-on-windows-2008-server.aspx The trick was to copy … Continue reading

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Windows Home Server Backups

So far, the most amazing things about the WHS is the backup system they have in place. I used to use the Acronis product which only worked for my laptops but not my desktops because I was running the Windows … Continue reading

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Windows Home Server Landing Zone

We’ll I bumped into this “Landing Zone” today when I tried to mover over 130 GB files from my external USB drive to the WHS. Aside: I’m slowly emptying all my external USB drives scattered around with various files and … Continue reading

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Adding a 1TB hard drive to my Windows Home Server

Here it is. Pretty easy stuff. You can do this with the server powered up and takes only a few minutes and $139 for the drive. Before: Drop in the drive and it shows up as a non storage hard … Continue reading

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Unable to export a hyper-v virtual machine to a mapped drive.

  This is exactly the problem I ran into: http://itproctology.blogspot.com/2008/05/versatility-of-hyper-v-export-import.html Problem: I have tried to export VM from server 2008 Hyper-V host to another server 2008 Hyper-V host but there is this message ‘General access denied error’ (0x80070005)’. So I … Continue reading

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