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Newsletter: December 5, 2015

Hello all, I hope everyone is doing well on this weekend.  I hope that everyone had an interesting and rewarding week as well.  I have been at home for two weeks and that is always good.  Back on the road

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A vCenter Server resource is missing or invalid

I recently saw this error and it was while I was trying to deploy an OVA file from a vendor. This is one I have not seen before - not even a twinge of memory on it. Since this happened

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Not able to deploy Windows 7 from vSphere Template successfully - damnit!

Some time ago I had an issue where I needed to provide access to my boss into my lab.  No big deal - just entitle him to a View pool.  But it did not work. It ended up stuck forever

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Installing Win2K12 R2 on my Dell R720

I need to turn this R720 into a Windows server to do some Hyper-V stuff.  First I had an issue with ISO booting in iDRAC, and then when I got to the point in the setup for dealing with the

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Trouble with iDRAC7 booting to ISO

Hi all, This has been a weak of hardship.  Lots of frustration on making things work.  So when I say I will deal with it Monday in HQ, it is a load off.  Now I can catch up on something

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Newsletter: November 28, 2015

Hello all, I hope everyone had a wonderful week and in particular I hope that those who celebrated Thanksgiving had a wonderful time celebrating family and being thankful for the richness of life. I am usually very productive during the

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Redirected Folders

Hello again, This is our next step - after Home and Shared folders where now we redirect the local folders such as Documents to the network.  So it will look like it is still Documents and on the local hard

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