Friday, September 11, 2009

Hyper-V RDP Issues on Windows 2008? - Disable yer Large Send Offload.

Nasty one this - Hyper-V on Windows 2008 R2 just wouldnt give a stable network connection for remote desktop to Guests, and the host sometimes.

I spent hours searching for a solution on the net, fiddling with Netsh, MTU sizes, switches and NIC drivers, until I spotted this blog entry. Turn off the Large Send Offload setting on the NIC. POW Fixed. Thanks to Daniel Petri. No reboot required.

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