Dynamic DNS – What is it and How to use it

Dynamic DNS – What is it and How to use it




Using OVF Packages to Create Virtual Machines in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012

The Open Virtualization Format (OVF) is a packaging standard from Distributed Management Task Force, Inc., designed to facilitate portability and deployment of virtual appliances. In Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) in System Center 2012, you can use an OVF package to create a virtual machine by using the OVF Import/Export tool. However, as of Virtual Machine…



How to create an ADMX template

Contents of this article ADMX template structure The VBScript LogonMessage.vbs The ADMX template header ADML language files Template item: Enabled/Disabled Template Item: String Input Template Item: Dropdown List Final result Conclusion ADMX template structure ^ ADMX is the last format of Administrative Template used in group policy management; it is the successor of ADM. A…



HOW TO: Install and Configure VMware vSphere Hypervisor 7.0 (ESXi 7.0U2a)

HOW TO: Install and Configure VMware vSphere Hypervisor 7.0 (7.0u2a), Step by Step Tutorial with screenshots. From Download, Checking Media, to Completed Hypervisor Installation. Please check the Hardware Compatibility list before installation. In my previous Experts Exchange Articles, most have featured Basic and Intermediate VMware and Virtualisation Topics. If you would like to read my…



PowerShell : Format-Table: How to formats the output of a command as a table

Description The Format-Table cmdlet formats the output of a command as a table with the selected properties of the object in each column. The object type determines the default layout and properties that are displayed in each column. You can use the Property parameter to select the properties that you want to display. PowerShell uses…



Create a .pfx/.p12 Certificate File Using OpenSSL

Create a .pfx/.p12 Certificate File Using OpenSSL SSL Support Team June 19, 2015 Other, SSL/TLS OpenSSL SSL.com provides a wide variety of SSL/TLS server certificates for HTTPS websites, including: Basic SSL High Assurance SSL Enterprise EV SSL Wildcard SSL Multi-Domain (UCC/SAN) SSL COMPARE SSL/TLS CERTIFICATES The PKCS#12 or PFX format is a binary format for…


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Generate a .pfx certificate using the Windows Certificate Store

Azure uses .pfx files to bind SSL to your domain. This tutorial will show you how to generate the .pfx file from a custom SSL certificate that you purchased from a trusted certificate authority by using the Windows Certificate Store. Prerequisites To complete this tutorial you need to have completed the following: Mapped a custom…




Microsoft #AzureStack installation in the VirtualLab for #Education with #IntelNUC

#AzureStackCloudEducationHybridCloudAzure After Racking and Stacking the DellEMC PowerEdge R630 POC Server in the 19″ Rack It’s time to install Microsoft Azure Stack TP3 ( Technical Preview 3) on the Machine. First of all Pim and I installed the DellEMC iDRAC version 8 interface to get Remote access and to boot from Virtual Media to install…




The Poor Tech’s Hyper-V Lab Setup

A lot of lab tutorials assume you have access to powerful systems with 32 or 64GB of RAM, RAID arrays, dual CPU server systems and so on. This one’s different. I’m taking a couple relatively modern workstations with 16GB or less RAM each and creating a Windows Active Directory domain environment. The cool thing here…


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Toolbox: Monitoring Part 2

Toolbox: Monitoring Part 2 PowerShell, XenApp 6.5 so after Part 1, let’s continue with Part 2. Originally, it wasn’t my plan to have a Part 2 in the first place. When I started writing the script, it was my goal to include all checks into a single script. I rather quickly abandoned that idea because…




Citrix Xenapp 6.5 documentation script update version 5.04

You can always find this script in the Archive section by going to https://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/



10 Building Home Lab – Citrix XenServer Host and Pool Configuration

Now that you have installed the XenServer host, the host’s configuration can begin. As stated in the Introduction article, Citrix uses XenCenter to manage one or more XenServer hosts. The first thing needed is to download XenCenter from Citrix, or browse to the IP address of the XenServer host and download either the XenCenter CD…