IPAM Events

    IPAM Events introduction     The third interesting thing we can do in the IPAM console is to view Events of different types. Just click on EVENT CATALOG and you will see the 3 categories of events in the lower menu pane.     The 3 event types are: IPAM Configuration Events: You can…
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IPAM Services Tasks

    In the last post we covered tasks related to IP address space that abstract the actual infrastructure like services and servers. In this post we will go a little deeper and see tasks related to services like DHCP and servers that host them. You can find the submenus which we will…
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IPAM IP Address Space Tasks

    Since we saw an overview of the IPAM console in the previous post, I think it’s time to go deeper in the IP address space tasks in this post. We will be looking into creating address blocks, adding addresses, finding available addresses and other tasks. We will do everything from the IP ADDRESS…
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IPAM overview

    After you finish the initial IPAM setup procedure you are free to start using the feature and exploring what it can do for you. In this post I will try to give you an overview of some of the features IP Address Management provides.     IPAM does not have a console…
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Configure networking with Powershell

    Since Windows Server 2012 some interesting commands have been added that allow us to configure elements related to networking with Powershell. There are a couple of modules with which we can manage network adapters from the hardware level, set or reset things like IP addresses or DNS servers, receive information in a detailed view and…
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Install and set up IPAM

    In this post I will cover how to install and set up IPAM. In my test infrastructure I am using only 1 IPAM server for the whole infrastructure.     Install IPAM     The actual installation is very simple. You just need to open Server Manager, go to install roles and features and advance…
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Set up IPAM test lab

    In this post I will cover the infrastructure that I put together in order to create an IPAM test lab. This is only to try out some of the more simple things that this feature has. More VMs can be added if you want to expand your testing.     In short…
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IPAM Introduction

    IPAM or IP Address Management is a solution introduced by Microsoft to Windows Server starting with 2012 which lets administrators manage their DHCP and DNS servers from a single console. Now that is a very simple explanation of the concept; IPAM can do a little more than just manage the servers…
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Running Powershell on Linux

    Powershell on Linux? No way…     You read correctly: Powershell on Linux is now a reality. The Powershell team just released a version of their magnificent shell on a limited number (for now) of Linux distributions and also on Mac OS X. And that’s not all: Powershell is also open sourced…
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PXE on Gen 1 Hyper-V VMs

    If you use Hyper-V and still need to install a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 OS then you need a Generation 1 virtual machine. If you do the installation via network boot you might find that, compared with Gen 2 VMs, there is a catch to make this procedure work….
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