Category Archives: Network

Enabling Jumbo Frames on Windows Server 2012 R2 using PowerShell and on Cisco 3560G using IOS commands.

Jumbo frames are Ethernet frames with a payload greater than the standard mtu of 1500. Increasing the mtu size on a 1 GB network usually improves network performance and efficiency.The following PowerShell cmdlets will help display and check current jumbo … Continue reading

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Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 NIC Teaming with EtherChannel on Cisco 3750G Switch.

Windows Server 2012 R2 built in NIC Teaming code enables link aggregation of multiple network adapters with same speeds for outbound traffic from the host. To take advantage of inbound traffic aggregation, the switch ports will have to be configured … Continue reading

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Resolving EventID: 4292 IPSec driver Block mode Error !!

I recently encountered a situation with a Virtual Machine running Guest OS Windows Server 2003 SP2. The parent partition (Host) is running Hyper-v 2012 R2. I could login to the VM console using Hyper-v Manager, the Guest OS had an … Continue reading

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