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Setup Hyper-V 2012 Replica with Certificate Based Authentication

Pre requirements MakeCert is a MS certificate creation tool which generates self-singed certificates for testing purpose. We will need the makecert.exe to generate our self-singed certificates. (More Information’s could be found here https://msdn.microsoft.com/library/windows/desktop/aa386968.aspx) Test Environment Our Test environment has two servers without a domain that mean we will use a basic Workgroup setup for this HowTo (if the two servers will be part of the domain a replica with SSL setup you could leave out Step 5). Our setup looks like the following: Hyper-V Host 1 [VMH01] (Primary) Hyper-V Host 2 [VMH02] (Secondary) 1. Creation of the root certificate In the first step we will create a root certificate that both servers can use. Run the following command on our primary Host VMH01 to create a self-signed root certificate. makecert -pe -n "cn=TestHyperVRootCA" -ss root -sr localmachine -sky signature -r "TestHyperVRootCA.cer" The command will install in the certificate into the [...]

By | 2016-07-23T14:50:24+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|Allgemein, Hyper-V, Virtualization|Comments Off on Setup Hyper-V 2012 Replica with Certificate Based Authentication

Change the Network Category in Windows Server 2012 with PowerShell

This article describes how we can change the network category from “Public network” to “Private network” with the Windows PowerShell. First let us get a list of all available network profiles on your system. Get-NetConnectionProfile Now let us change the network category to Private, (use the InterfaceIndex number from the selected network profile within the Set command). Set-NetConnectionProfile -InterfaceIndex 17 -NetworkCategory Private  

By | 2016-10-22T11:39:41+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Allgemein, PowerShell, Windows Server|Comments Off on Change the Network Category in Windows Server 2012 with PowerShell

Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 for Windows Server License lost

This Article explains how you would be able to restore your license if you getting error while the backup process is running. Error Message from Arconis: Command 'Backing up' has failed. Additional info: -------------------- Error code: 61 Module: 309 LineInfo: 4a8728dc8a1c94f4 Fields: $module : service_process_vs Message: Command 'Backing up' has failed. -------------------- Error code: 1 Module: 408 LineInfo: 9418a040040a4e4b Fields: $module : disk_bundle_vs Message: The feature is not available. On the machine, where the Acronis Management Server is running, please check following: Go to Start -> Run -> regedit.exe Locate the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Acronis\MMS\Configuration\License Modify the subkey LicenseServerAddress, type in the IP address of License Server and press OK (!) It is recommended to use IPv4 address of License Server instead of name or IPv6 address, to prevent possible issues with name resolution. Restart Acronis services on the machine with Acronis Agent: Go to Start -> Run -> services.msc; [...]

By | 2013-11-14T13:57:02+00:00 January 29th, 2013|Acronis, Allgemein, Backup|Comments Off on Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 for Windows Server License lost