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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Configuring the network

The following example assumes that you already have two dual RDMA NIC ports in each node. As mentioned earlier, the Hyper-V virtual switch must be deployed in SET with RDMA-enabled host virtual NICs.

The configuration for this example is based on a network adapter that implements RDMA using RoCEv2 from Mellanox. Network QoS for this type of RDMA requires that the Top of Rack switches have a specific capabilities set called Data Center Bridging (DCB) and PFC enabled.

Open Windows PowerShell on the management machine and run the following commands using Invoke-Command to connect and configure the network on each Nano Server:

  1. Set a network QoS policy for SMB, which is the protocol that the software-defined storage system ...

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