Supermicro IPMICFG password reset example - syntax
Hardware

Reset a Supermicro IPMICFG password

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How to reset a Supermicro IPMICFG password from inside Windows You may encounter a situation where you need to reset the admin password associated with your Supermicro IPMI interface. In my circumstance I had just picked up a 6028TR-HTFR off […]

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Azure

New-AzureQuickVM Service already exists, Location cannot be specified

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Resolved: New-AzureQuickVM Service already exists The New-AzureQuickVM cmdlet is a quick and easy way to create and provision a new Azure virtual machine. You may have a script setup to provision new Azure VM’s like the one below: The first […]

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Azure

Remote PowerShell to Azure VM – automating certificate configuration

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Automate Certificate Configuration to establish secure Remote PowerShell to Azure VM What better way to remotely manage Azure VMs than through the Powershell?  Once PSRemoting is enabled on your VM you may try to launch an Enter-PSSession only to encounter […]

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Azure

Get-AzureRemoteDesktopFile Access to the path is denied

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Get-AzureRemoteDesktopFile Access to the path is denied You can quickly and easily download .RDP connection files for VMs in Azure via powershell using the Get-AzureRemoteDesktopFile cmdlet. While using this cmdlet you may encounter an Access to the path is denied […]

Hyper-V Server Configuration Screen
Hardware

Hyper-V Core Cluster Home Lab Setup

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This article will explore the setup and configuration of a Hyper-V Core cluster and the creation of high availability VMs. Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 (also referred to by some as Hyper-V Core) is a free standalone virtualization platform offered by […]

DS1512+ and DS1815+
Hardware

Synology DiskStation Migration

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Performing a Synology DiskStation Migration – A How To Guide I recently added a DS1815+ to my home lab environment and wanted to migrate my DS1512+ RAID6 configuration to this new DiskStation. I wanted to do this without a lot […]

Installing 4GB of RAM into Synology DS1815+ Memory Slot
Hardware

Synology DS1815+ RAM Upgrade to 6GB

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Upgrading your Synology DS1815+ to 6GB of RAM 1. Purchase compatible memory The first step in your Synology DS1815+ RAM Upgrade is to acquire a compatible RAM module. Synology states the DS1815+ supports: 4GB – DDR3-1600 unbuffered So-DIMM 204pin CL=11 […]

MDT and WDS Diagram
MDT/WDS/AIK

MDT with WDS Integration Overview

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MDT and WDS working together MDT vs WDS To understand how MDT and WDS work to complement each other it helps to first understand the differences between these two systems. WDS Windows Deployment Services (WDS) is a server based technology […]

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PowerShell

How to install Powershell ISE on Server 2008 R2

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Install Powershell ISE on Server 2008 R2 The Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE) is not natively included in Server 2008 R2. There may come a time though where you may want to whip up a quick Powershell script and the ISE can […]

Custom Windows 8.1 Start Screen
MDT/WDS/AIK

MDT – Customize 8.1 Start Screen with task sequence

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Customize 8.1 Start Screen with task sequence for all users using MDT in 6 steps In your environment you probably customize your user’s desktop icons, so you’ll likely want to customize the start/metro screen as well. This can be accomplished […]

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