Monthly Archives: January 2011

Saving and Restoring Existing Windows Shares

See here on what is involved. The actual registry area is: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicesLanmanServerShares

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Dropbox tip…

A very good tip found here where the author outlines his use for this freeware utility for allowing you to share folders outside of the normal dropbox folder.

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Memory Performance Chart Metrics in the vSphere Client

Here is a VMware whitepaper on understanding memory metrics in vSphere.

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Windows Powershell 2.0 for XP

Here is a link to download Windows Powershell v2 (for most editions of Windows).

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Location of log files for VMware Products…

vCenter here… and other VMware ESX Products here.

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Installing the Hyper-V Tools for Remote Management in Windows 7

Nice little write up here.  You can also download the Hyper-V Remote Management Configuration Utility from here. The author for this utility has a blog for all things on Hyper-V which you can access here.

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Clustering for Mere Mortals.

Nice little write up here, comparing Hyper-V and vSphere.

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Exchange 2010 on vSphere – Best Practices

Great guide here… part1, part2 and part3. You can also read a good thread on the VMware website – click here.

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Certificate issues (Godaddy and Exchange 2010).

A while back I purchased a UCC/SAN certificate from GoDaddy for use with Exchange 2010.   This morning I added another SAN entry to the certificate and realised that process involved revoking the existing certificate.  Too late, I had initiated the change and … Continue reading

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ProCurve ACL – restricting VLANs to a specific IP Address.

Recently, I was required at a customer site to restrict access from a particular untrusted VLAN to the Proxy server on a Trusted VLAN.   The untrusted network was on a ProCurve 2600 switch and it was linked to the core … Continue reading

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