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WD DX4000: Create a decent SAN

One requirement or recommendation when creating a SAN that utilizes iSCSI is to separate the physical MPIO segment to permit full bandwidth utilization for the Initiators. This would also allow the network to operate with Jumbo Frames and minimize any

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WD DX4000: Intel RST 12.9 vs 13.1 performance and flashback

I recently had the opportunity to rebuild my system and decided to upgrade to Windows Server 2012R2. I like having a system that I know I can rely on, an “out of sight, out of mind” type deal; however, I

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WD DX4000: Building Windows Server 2012, part 3 – the LCD

This is the third and final article in my series related to converting the DX4000 to Windows Server 2012. In this post, I cover some details related to using PowerShell to display performance information to the LCD. I created a

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WD DX4000: Building Windows Server 2012, part 2

Welcome to the second part of my guide on converting the DX4000 into a nice little Windows Server 2012 build. In this article, we will cover what is needed to create the auto unattended installation and a couple neat features

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WD DX4000: Building Windows Server 2012, part 1

Before beginning to exercise the information provided in this article, read the entire article first and make sure you have access to the following. Requirements: Intel RST Drivers ( server 2008R2, version 10.5.6.1001) Note that version 11.7.0.1013 can also be

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