Managing iSCSI Initiator connections with Windows PowerShell on Windows Server 2012

Managing iSCSI Initiator Connections Updated: 9/18/2012 This post covers iSCSI Initiator connection management using the Iscsi module for Windows PowerShell available with Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. Note: For additional details on management of Windows Disk, Partition, and Volume objects, please refer to the following article: Managing Storage with Windows PowerShell on Windows Server…


Managing MPIO with Windows PowerShell on Windows Server 2012

Installing and Managing MPIO using PowerShell: This post is intended as an overview of capabilities present in the MPIO module for managing MPIO on Windows Server 2012. Note: The MPIO feature is available on Windows Server 2012 versions only. Use of the MPIO module in Windows  PowerShell requires an “elevated” PowerShell window, opened with Administrator…


Managing Storage with Windows PowerShell on Windows Server 2012

Managing local Windows Storage This post covers basic provisioning operations against local Windows storage resources using the Storage module for Windows PowerShell. Note: I will cover using the Storage module in combination with a Storage Management Provider to manage a storage subsystem (array) in a subsequent post. The Disk, Partition, and Volume objects are associated…


Introduction to Storage Management on Windows Server 2012 (Part 2)

Understanding Custom object views in the Storage Module for Windows PowerShell Before I delve into the actual usage of the cmdlets present in the Storage module, I wanted to explain a bit about how the parameters and information are displayed. The default view of most Storage cmdlets display only the most commonly accessed properties of…


TechEd video on Standards Support and Storage Management for Windows Server 2012

Be sure to check out the excellent TechEd video “Standards Support and Interoperability in Windows Server 2012: Storage, Networking, and Management” here: https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Europe/2012/WSV308 Pointers to some specific sections of the video: Information on standards starts at about the 30 minute mark. Storage specific content starts at the 1 hour mark Management demo with an SMI-S…