Hi there, I mention in my vSphere Best Practices that you should have an anti - affinity rule to keep your domain controllers on different hosts. That way if there is a host outage, the odds of losing both or more, of your domain controllers is reduced. This info could be used for other kinds … Continue reading Keep your domain controllers separated!
Month: April 2016
Newsletter: April 23, 2016
Hello all, So my first week on the job at Veeam. Wow, I am quite lucky. Some great products and a lot of smart people and I certainly like that. The team I am part of is the Evangelist team so everyone is very smart and knowledgeable so that is awesome. I have been on … Continue reading Newsletter: April 23, 2016
Veeam backup failed - the operation is not allowed in the current state
Hello all, I recently had a backup failure. It was of my lab DC, and I had just upgraded it from Win2K8 R2 to Win2K12 R2. I saw this in my status email. I love these well designed emails as often when I am out on the road it is how I see how things … Continue reading Veeam backup failed - the operation is not allowed in the current state
Moving from old iPad to a new iPad
Hi there, I got a new iPad going today, to replace my old one. I thought since it is a little different process I would detail it for people. Use iTunes, and do an encrypted backup of the old iPad. Once done set it aside. Turn on the new iPad and get it to the … Continue reading Moving from old iPad to a new iPad
Newsletter: April 16, 2016
Hi everyone, I hope this finds everyone enjoying the weekend? And in particular after a nice week I hope. I had another week in the lab and taking it easy (not really so much) and it turned out a pretty good week. I do have another job now, and it starts on Monday so I … Continue reading Newsletter: April 16, 2016
PowerCLI Series - PowerActions
Some time ago, I did a PowerCLI Series. There was the getting started in Part 1, followed by Part 2, Part 3, and in Part 4 we looked at getting vCheck working. That was updated yesterday BTW. After recently playing with some very cool stuff, I realized I needed to add anther chapter to my … Continue reading PowerCLI Series - PowerActions
Technical Evangelist - Veeam!
Hello everyone, I am very happy to share with you that starting next Monday (4/18/16) I will be part of the Technical Evangelist group at Veeam. So I will be working with some serious rock stars, and with some great products. I will be working in particular with one of the Veeam products that is … Continue reading Technical Evangelist - Veeam!
Making PowerActions work!
You may have seen in this article where I was having issues getting PowerActions to work. I have worked it out and tested it and so understand what is necessary. Here we go. Using PowerCLI 6.3 R1 did not work for me. I had to install PowerCLI 6.0 R2 and it worked fine. I suspect … Continue reading Making PowerActions work!
Newsletter: April 9, 2016
Hello there, I hope that everyone had a great week, and are enjoying their weekend? I am, but I did have a pretty good week and I am looking forward to next week. I should have a new job soon and I am quite excited about that! I was able to get my View 7 … Continue reading Newsletter: April 9, 2016
Unable to add certificate to store error during PowerActions install
I am installing the PowerActions v1.5 in my lab as it will be very handy to be able to execute PowerCLI scripts while working in a Mac Chrome browser. But not working yet. I am using Win2K12 with all the patches as of 4/7/16. I got the following error during the install process. I got … Continue reading Unable to add certificate to store error during PowerActions install