Tag Archives: Windows Server 2012

Synthetic FibreChannel Port Failed to finish reserving resources

So its a Saturday afternoon playing my 2 years old and a phone call came to end it ;-), so one of our customer had an issue with live migrating virtual machines with vFC disks attached to it. The first error I logged was: Live migration of ‘Virtual Machine XXX-XXX-XXX’ failed. Virtual machine migration operation… Read More »

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Upgrade SCCM 2012 to SP1

Recently I’ve been involved in upgrading one of our customer’s CCM setup to SP1 and here is my notes regarding the upgrade: First (On each site): Disable the maintenance tasks Delete Aged Client Operations and Delete Aged Discovery Data (Sites -> select site -> on top corner site maintenance). Back the CCM MSSQL databases. MSSQL… Read More »

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012 AlwaysON Availability Group MultiSubnet Listener

I’ve been recently involved in a project where I had to transition a Microsoft SQL environment from 2008 R2 to 2012 and change from the normal SQL cluster to the new AlwaysOn availability group module. After performing the transition and we’ve up the local listener and the disaster site listener we came to an issue… Read More »

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vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: vSphere Web Client on Windows Server 2012

Hello, If you’re installing vCenter 5.5 on Windows Server 2012 then you will need to enable the flash player plugin for Internet Explorer or install flash player for Firefox: For Internet Explorer: Open the server manager. Click Next Chose Role-based or feature based installation -> Click Next Select the local server -> Click next Click… Read More »

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Logon Policy Script (Active Directory w/ Powershell)

Recently I’ve been involved in a project which included writing a script to configure a log-on policy to accept or deny some sort of a disclaimer. The script hereunder specifically gives the use a policy to read and if the user approves it then he will be able to continue, otherwise he will be logged… Read More »

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Windows 2012 ICT via PowerShell

Well, since Windows 2k12 was released I kind of missed the Windows 2k8 ICT (Initial Configuration Tasks) which was straight forward to do the basic and most important things when setting up a box, especially when I am doing labs or proof of concepts. SO! I decided to write a script that would cover that… Read More »

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Add Hyper-V Role on Windows Server 2012 under VMware Workstation 9

Olla! Today I decided to do my tests on Windows Server 2012 and I won’t say anything about it till I am completely done but I came across something that should be pretty handy to anyone who seeks this post :-). If you’re trying to add the Hyper-V role to your Windows Server 2012 while… Read More »

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