Deploying a SDNv2 lab on a single host using nested Hyper-V

With Windows Server 2016 we got SDNv2 that is the second generation of the Microsoft Software-defined Networking for Hyper-V, if you to know more about SDNv2 check the Microsoft Docs. To make it easier to validate and test SDNv2 Microsoft has created a scripts repo to get you started. The SDNexpress scripts can be used to deploy SDNv2 with or without VMM on four or more Hyper-V hosts in a single rack/cluster/scale unit. But what if you don't have four spare servers to test this out? Don't fear nested Hyper-V is here! With Windows Server 2016 we also got the [...]

By | 2018-08-29T16:32:42+00:00 August 29th, 2018|SDNv2, Virtualization, Windows Server|1 Comment

Send instant message from server back to client using SignalR

UPDATED 28-08-2018: Added guidance to send message to specific client and not just for all + more screenshots on how _signalContextHub was added. This is a small blogpost explaining how to use SignalR for ASP Core 2.1 to send a message (or a signal :) ) from the server (controller action) back to the client view. Alot of posts explains how to make various bidirectional chats using SignalR to send messages from client to the server (from view to controller and back again), but the other way around (from server to client) is useful if you want to show progress bars [...]

By | 2018-08-28T09:02:30+00:00 August 9th, 2018|Scripting & Development|1 Comment