Windows Server 2016 Networking – Multiple DCB priorities

When configuring DCB on Windows Server 2016, you can create policies to tag specific traffic with a specific priority to let DCB handle the right QoS. For more info how this works, please see this blog series: http://www.darrylvanderpeijl.com/windows-server-2016-networking-rdma-dcb-pfc-ets-etc/ When you have multiple types of traffic that you want to separate into DCB priorities, e.g. Storage and […]

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Storage Spaces Direct Needs Rebalance

When you write or delete a lot of data in your storage pool it could be that your volumes end up with the operational status of “Needs Rebalance” This operation needs to be executed by the Administrator (Yes, i’m pointing at you right now) when your disks need a rebalance. You can use the following […]

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VMM Logical Switch – Unknown error (0x80078005)

Walked into this issue when trying to deploy a logical switch from Virtual Machine Manager: Error (2912) An internal error has occurred trying to contact the ‘Cluster1-Node1’ server: : . WinRM: URL: [http://Cluster1-Node1:5985], Verb: [INVOKE], Method: [GetFinalResult], Resource: [http://schemas.microsoft.com/wbem/wsman/1/wmi/root/scvmm/AsyncTask?ID=1001] Unknown error (0x80078005) Recommended Action Check that WS-Management service is installed and running on server ‘Cluster1-Node1’. […]

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Windows Server 2016 Update settings

In Windows Server 2016 there are no GUI options available to change the update behavior. In this blog I was outline the different ways to change the Windows Server 2016 Update settings. Windows Server 2016 Update settings Windows always looks at registry keys located in the following hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU Typically there is a key named […]

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No disks with supported bus types found to be used for S2D

I had some HP DL380’s to test Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) and walked into the following error: Enable-ClusterStorageSpacesDirect : No disks with supported bus types found to be used for S2D At line:1 char:1 + Enable-ClusterStorageSpacesDirect + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~     + CategoryInfo          : ObjectNotFound: (MSCluster_StorageSpacesDirect:root/MSCLUSTER/…ageSpacesDirec    t) [Enable-ClusterStorageSpacesDirect], CimException     […]

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