Welcome to the blog of mechanised.com

This blog is mainly a technical repository of information on Virtualisation tools and management for our hosting service.

Also for HP's Bladesystem that we use at both our datacentres.

Other articles are also included on .Net development and MS SQL Server as well as other interesting things we come across.

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Server core - assign static IPs on command line

First determine your interface names for multiple NICs:

netsh int ipv4 show interfaces

Next assign IP details to the interface name you require:

netsh interface ip set address "Ethernet1" static
netsh interface ip set dns "Ethernet1" static
netsh interface ip add dns "Ethernet1" index=2

Thursday, 3 November 2016

Removing Hyper-V role from Server 2012 R2 free edition

In powershell run this:

Remove-WindowsFeature -Name Hyper-V

This will then allow the free Starwind license to be installed on this free version of Windows as the role isn't recognised anymore.