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Disabling NetBIOS Over TCP/IP on Hyper-V servers



Article Summary: This article is designed to address the best practices for disabling NetBIOS over TCP/IP on all iSCSI NIC's on a Windows server that is a member of a Hyper-V cluster using iSCSI



Solution:

Follow the steps in the solution to achieve this goal.

1. Open the Network Connections Control Panel tool by pressing the Windows Logo+R, type ncpa.cpl and press Enter.




2. Right-click on the iSCSI NIC and click Properties.




3. Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties.




4. Click Advanced...




5. Click on the WINS tab.





6. Click the box Disable NetBIOS over TCP/IP to disable NetBIOS over TCP/IP.

7. Click OK three times to complete the changes.

Additional Information:

Additional information about best practices for Hyper-V failover clustering can be found on TechNet.




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Article ID: SLN290774

Last Date Modified: 08/27/2014 12:25 PM


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