Extend a disk with Diskpart

Adding it here for quick reference -Disk must have a drive letter -In Windows Server 2003 the disk cannot be a system OS disk, shut down and mount it to another OS as a second disk. Commands Diskpart List volume … Continue reading →...

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Linking to a specific part of a web page HTML

Creating an Anchor to a specific part of an HTML web page First part, creating the actual link <a href=”#anchor”>Take me to Testing anchor</a> Second part, the actual anchor <a name=”anchor”>Testing anchor<...

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File server migration using Robocopy

I recently was tasked with moving one of our file servers from one physical server to another.  The file server had a bunch of files/directories with different permissions used by our finance/IT/Legal team. There are two things to keep in … C...

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Create a pfx file with a certificate chain

I ran into an issue where an application would not accept the pfx file that I created for a web server.  I used the key file and the certificate file but for some reason it did not work. I had … Continue reading →...

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How to configure a redis 2.8 cluster in CentOS 6.7

I have been involved in rolling out the Cherwell ticketing system and I thought I would share some notes around the Redis configuration.  Redis is used when you install Cherwell in a high availability mode.  It is used to store … Continue re...

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How to configure log shipping in SQL Server 2014

There are many different ways that you can configure SQL for high availability, mirroring, failover cluster using shared disks, AlwaysOn, log shipping, replication.  This guide describes how to configure mirroring in SQL Server 2014. Log Shipping I...

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How to configure database Mirroring in SQL Server 2014

There are many different ways that you can configure SQL for high availability, mirroring, failover cluster using shared disks, AlwaysOn, log shipping, replication.  This guide describes how to configure mirroring in SQL Server 2014. Database Mirro...

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How to set up SQL Server 2014 AlwaysOn Availability Groups

There are many different ways that you can configure SQL for high availability, mirroring, failover cluster using shared disks, AlwaysOn, log shipping, replication.  This guide describes how to configure an AlwaysON Availability Groups in SQL Server...

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Metadata cleanup after a failed domain controller

About Metadata Cleaning up the metadata is required whenever you are not able to cleanly remove a domain controller from active directory. This is usually performed when a domain controller crashes and is not coming back or when demoting a … C...

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How to add a Gallery Item into Azure Pack

Quick notes around adding a Gallery item into Windows Azure Pack. Here is a high level overview. 1.  Download a 2008 Domain Controller Gallery resource or any other one 2.  Import the file ending in .resextpkg into VMM, can only … Continue r...

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