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Fixing network related issues of AWS hosted Windows servers

There are some cases when working with AWS hosted Windows systems, all of a sudden the network related issues start to trigger

These issues may relate to;

  • Lack of network connectivity.
  • Low throughput
  • No connectivity with the Windows based VPN solutions.

to fix all the above issues, you just needa to update the Para-Virtualization Drivers on Your Windows Instances.

Para-Virtualization – what is PV

Amazon Windows AMIs contain a set of drivers to permit access to virtualized hardware. These drivers are used by Amazon EC2 to map instance store and Amazon EBS volumes to their devices. We recommend that you install the latest drivers to improve stability and performance of your EC2 Windows instances.

Resolution:

Simply, please install / update the PV drivers for Windows https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/WindowsGuide/Upgrading_PV_drivers.html

AWS Icons, Tools and Architectures for the AWS Professionals

AWS Simple Icons

AWS Simple Icons are an official icon set that includes icons for several AWS products and resources. Customers and partners are permitted by AWS to use them to create architecture diagrams. The icons are designed to be simple so that you can easily incorporate them in your diagrams and put them in your whitepapers, presentations, datasheets, posters or any technical material you like.

Online Drawing & Diagramming Tools

AWS Reference Architectures

AWS Reference Architecture Datasheets provide you with the architectural guidance you need in order to build an application that takes full advantage of the AWS cloud infrastructure. Each datasheet includes a visual representation of the application architecture and basic description of how each service is used.

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[Source: Amazon Web Services]