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RDS: Changing the Connection Broker DNS Alias As you cannot edit the name from the RDS Server GUI, PowerShell to the rescue: …

To view the FC WWWNs on a 2012 R2 or above Windows Server via powershell: “get-initiatorport” InstanceName NodeAddress PortAddress ConnectionType ———— ———– …

 Install Web Client: Install-RDWebClientPackage “Publish-RDWebClientPackage -Type Test -Latest” Publish-RDWebClientPackage -Type Production -Latest Uninstall Web Client: Uninstall-RDWebClient Uninstall-Module -Name RDWebClientManagement Note: If you replace …

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU law covering data protection and privacy which will update and replace the existing …

We recently came across this error whilst working on a client site for our sister company Datacentre Monkey After deploying a new VCSA …

Delete Recovery Partition in Windows 7/8/10 Start/Run/Diskpart – Run as Administrator Type “list disk” to display all the disks. Type “select disk …

How to Change the Colour of Address Bar in Chrome Mobile Browser to match your website: Just add the following between your …

Simple IIS rewrite to redirect all non-SSL and non-www traffic in a single URL rule, just place in the web.config: <rewrite> <rules> …

For NGINX/Apache hosts: RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} ^80 RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R,L] RewriteRule ^index\.php$ – [L] Best …

To add you VCC cloud repository, it just takes a few simple steps.   Open your Veeam B&R console, navigate to “Backup …

The latest Pure Flash System VMware best practices script is available here. And an in depth write up here. And here’s one …

For more details go here: virtuallyGhetto Or skip to the fix we used, download the latest (beta) flash client and uninstaller here. …

 Veeam VCC steps to create and ship seed data: 1. Create a new, auxiliary, backup copy job. Add VMs whose restore points …

/boot at 100%? Try the following to claw back some space: sudo apt-get clean sudo apt autoremove –purge sudo apt-get autoremove –purge …

Huh? Aha! You have to stop the VM from within the Portal or via Powershell, if you shutdown from the OS you …

Vesta control panel use main sites SSL cert Here is how to re-use your site SSL for both the site and the …

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VCSA 6/6.5 Replace Machine SSL with 3rd party CA SSL certificate SSH (1st Window) “shell” “mkdir /root/ssl” “/usr/lib/vmware-vmca/bin/certificate-manager” Option 1 ** …

Assuming a single site Apache host, the following should get you SSL’d Get the package: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install python-letsencrypt-apache …

Sometimes it’s the little things… Force browsers to use your shiny new favicon. <– add ?v=2 to favicon –> <link rel=“shortcut icon“ …

Does exactly what it says on the post… You can use the following tools that come with the Veeam B&R installation to …

When converting from Hyper-V to VMware with Zerto you may get a BSOD on boot. This is due to: The virtual machine …

Due to volume snapshots, a customer lost one of their iSCSI datastores. Because the Zombie VMs have active processes, even with that …

Converting a VMDK to an RDM Ok a little strange, but sometime’s needs must. So we had a requirement to convert an …

Bulk import PST files to Exchange 2010   So, you have a bunch of PST files to import into Exchange 2010? Grant …

Enable SNMP in vSphere ESX 6 Manually via SSH: esxcli system snmp set -r esxcli system snmp set -c m0nkeys33 esxcli system …

How to encrypt your sites with Let’s Encrypt on Turnkey Linux LAMP 14.1 Mileage may vary..   Add the repo: vi /etc/apt/sources.list …

How to reset the local SSO admin account on vCenter 6 Windows From an elevated command prompt, run: “%VMWARE_CIS_HOME%\vmdird\vdcadmintool.exe” Choose option 3. …

Resetting Administrator Password in Windows 2008/2012 Nothing quite like not having the local administrators password on a migration! Here’s a quick reset …

Installing VMRC “Failed to install hcmon driver” on Win 10 When trying to install the VMRC plugin on Windows 10, you may …

Nesting Hyper-V 2012 R2 under ESXi For a client project, we built out a nested Hyper-V server for replication purposes under VMware, …

Create Data Domain DD Boost storage unit: Open the Data Domain system manager and navigate to Data Management/DD Boost/Storage Units and click …

Hyper-V VSS Backup Errors If you run into these, on backups with Hyper-V. Some initial quick checks to resolve the issue: On …

Fancy changing your WP logon page? Just add the following code to your functions.php, make sure you adjust the heigh/width & size …

IIS7 SSL error “A specified logon session…” Whilst installing Veeam B&R Enterprise v9 recently, we had an odd error on install whilst …

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Tips for Installing Veeam Backup v9 One of our clients has their own Veeam backup appliance due to PCI constraints, it had …

Install ManageIQ for vCenter 5.5 environments Download and deploy OVF, use the console to configure static IP * Took a few minutes …

VMRC Console Plug-in Hello! We have moved over to a new Portal platform, based on ManageIQ lots of great features. But for this …

Combing SSL Cert bundles for Apache We can never remember this one, so juts a quick post. To combine your certs in …

Hello and welcome to our very first blog! We have been threatening to do this for years.. But somehow never quite found …

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