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Windows Server 2012 reset networking TCP/IP when NIC team is “Host Unmanageable”

December 4th, 2015 No comments

After some scheduled maintenance (Windows Updates, software updates/installation etc) on an older HP DL370 G6 server running Windows Server 2012, a colleague noticed an issue with the networking configuration. Post maintenance, I was told that the server was not accessible on the network, and with it being weekend maintenance my colleague simply added it's IP address back to one of the 4 physical network card ports so that the server was at least accessible again. It later transpired that for some reason, the networking configuration on the server had broken in a way that NIC Teaming was no longer working. This server was also a standalone Hyper-V host, the Hyper-V virtual networking was also broken.

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PowerShell script for Dyn / Dynect REST API

December 4th, 2015 No comments

Dyn or Dynect are an Internet based company, offering products to monitor, control, and optimise online infrastructure, and also domain registration services and email products. The company that I am currently working for, recently had a requirement to automate the creation of DNS A records in their Dyn Managed DNS account as part of some automation work.

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