This week I had a problem during the patching of a Windows Server 2012 R2. Silverlight could not be updated. The Error code was 64C and below you will find a screenshot of the problem. In the KB of Microsoft the solution has been explained. But I will walkl you throw the steps with some … More Installing security update of Silverlight fails with ERROR code 64C (Windows Server 2012 R2)
Update Active Directory User attributes in a bulk mode. Data is provide via a CSV – file with result output on screen or logging. The “Import-ADAttributes” will update Active Directory User attributes in a bulk mode. The data has been provide by a CSV file. The headers of the CSV file will be the AD … More Import-ADAttributes
On August 18th Microsoft released the open source Powershell on Ubuntu 14.04/16.04, CentOS 7.1, and Mac OS X 10.11. Some nice links about the release: https://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/hybrid-it-management/PowerShell-on-Linux-and-Open-Source https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/powershell-is-open-sourced-and-is-available-on-linux/ That is really good news because I’m working on a project to integrate more and more PowerShell monitoring plugins in NAGIOS. More on this topic later on. But … More PowerShell 6.0.0 on CentOS 7
I have created a function Get-VMSnapshot in PowerShell because I had the need to inform the customer of existing snapshots on there vSphere environment by integrating it in one function. The Get-VMSnapshot function will give you the possibility to send the result to: Email Screen In the near future I will adapt also the possibility … More Get-VMSnapshot function (Part I)
Today I was creating a new virtual machine template in VMware of a Centos 7 OS. After doing some updates via YUM, I go this ERROR: Seems that the error was related to a KERNEL issue (Kernel version is 3.10.0-327.18.2.el7.x86_64) After rebooting with the previous kernel version 3.10.0-229.14.1.el7.x86_64 and entering the following command: #sudo grub2-mkconfig … More Centos 7 not starting anymore after YUM Updates
Microsoft patch KB3148812 (Link to the KB article has been removed by Microsoft), has an know issue when you have a WSUS server installed on you MS Windows Server 2012 R2. A messages that was foun… Source: Microsoft WSUS broken after Microsoft patch installation
Microsoft patch KB3148812 (Link to the KB article has been removed by Microsoft), has an know issue when you have a WSUS server installed on you MS Windows Server 2012 R2. A messages that was found in the application log of the server: Log Name: Application Source: MSSQL$MICROSOFT##WID Event ID: 18456 Task Category: Logon Level: Information Keywords: Classic,Audit Failure … More Microsoft WSUS broken after Microsoft patch installation
This was the message I received after a reboot of a vCenter Appliance server (Version 6.0 Update 2), when I was browsing to the web interface of the vCenter server. 503 Service Unavailable (Failed to connect to endpoint: [N7Vmacore4Http16LocalServiceSpecE:0x7fc8bad2f810] _serverNamespace = /vsphere- client _isRedirect = false _port = 9090) Another reboot of the vCenter server is … More VMware vCenter Appliance 6 – 503 Service Unavailable after reboot
Experimenting with cloud solution for On-demand visualization. I got a tip from a colleague. Apache CLOUDSTACK can manage VMware environment. So why not test it! First of all I need to install the management server. So I have chosen CentOS 7. Cloudstack has no manual for CentOS 7 (Only has one for CentOS 6), so … More Installing Cloudstack on CentOS 7.
Today I was testing the upgrade from VMware 5.5 Update 3 to VMware 6.0 Update 2 on not supported hardware (DELL PowerEdge 1900 III). And yes the upgrade worked.