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Tag Archives: Windows Server 2012 R2

Nutanix Changing to Hyper-V

As a follow up to my previous article on how to change the hypervisor on a new node from the factory here are my tips and tricks on how the process has changed since Nutanix no longer include the hypervisor binaries in the NOS Phoenix package. There is now the Foundations Installer...
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Nutanix Foundations Fails to Image

I have been working on a project to change from a six node Nutanix VMware cluster to a Hyper-V one, simple I thought. Here was my intended method:
  • Remove three nodes
  • Reimage to Hyper-V using the Phoenix package and the Foundations VM
  • Create a new cluster.
  • V2V all the VMs using SCVMM
  • Destroy the old cluster
  • Reimage those nodes and add to the...
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Lync 2013 Powershell – Blank Screen

Recently I have started carrying out my Lync 2013 installs on to Windows Server 2012 R2 and have noticed a strange issue from time to time. When I open the Lync Management Shell (PowerShell) from the start menu, the command window opens but I never get a prompt displayed, it just sits there as a blank window,...
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Change published FQDN for Server 2012 R2 RDS Deployment – Name Mismatch

Hi All, I was working on a Remote Desktop Services deployment on Server 2012 R2 earlier this month and hit a snag. The client site I was working on had a disjointed namespace (.local internally and .com externally) which was causing issues. I had secured all of the RDS services with a SAN certificate from a third party...
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