Posted: July 23rd, 2018Author: Davide Thanks to the powerful utility of VMware vCenter Converter, it is quite easy to convert a Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machine into an ESXi vSphere .With Windows Server 2012 and higher, the operation is very similar to the conversion of the physical machine to virtual that we have already illustrated. With…
UniFi Security Gateway – Bypassing Orange Livebox As a homelab enthusiast and datahoarder, my network is not what most people would consider “normal”. I have needs…or at least I have created needs that I have to find a solution for. After a year of using the provided Orange LiveBox in IP Passthrough mode along with…
A new (or second-hand) Ubiquiti Unifi Access Point (AP) can be an intimidating beast. Setting up Unifi APs is different from most other networking equipment you may come across. But don’t worry, learn how to SSH into Unifi AP (access point) in this tutorial. Ready? Read on to get started!Prerequisites This tutorial comprises hands-on demonstrations….
Azure Stack HCI – Install Hi all , jut praparing my path for Certification for Azure AZ-104 , AZ-500 , AZ-600 and so on , I installed Azure Stack HCI in 2019 in a Dell Server from DVD , pretty easy install . This time i tried different configuration from USB and in Intel NUC…
Today has been the release of NetApp Ontap 9.6 RC2 and what better way to get familiar with it than to run it up in the lab as a simulator. The simulator is not yet available via the NetApp Support Site, however, it is possible to upgrade an Ontap 9.5 simulator to 9.6 by following these…
NetApp simulator 9.6 Installation and Configuration This guide explains the steps to follow for a NetApp simulator 9.6 Installation and Configuration so you can test NetApp commands in your private environment But first, let me tell you that if you happen to have a NetApp filer FAS2552 in your environment, I recommend you to upgrade to ONTAP version…
How to request a certificate from Windows ADCS!
A Certificate is one of the obvious things when it comes to identity verification of a user, machine, server, service, application, and many things in the digital world. The ideal process to get a digital certificate is: CSR (Create a Certificate Signing Request), Submit the CSR to a CA (Certificate Authority), Download the certificate after CA issues your CSR. We have covered the first part, which is creating a CSR in another article. In this article, we are going to cover how to request a certificate from Windows ADCS. You can request a certificate from any other Certificate Authorities as well, However, we are using (Microsoft’s Active Directory Certificate Service) for demonstration purpose. The idea behind the process remains the same.
ADFS and SQL Failover Clusters – Migrate Failover Cluster from Windows Server 2008 R2 to 2016 DOCUMENT PURPOSE A cluster is a set of independent computers that work together to increase the availability of services and applications. The clustered servers (called nodes) are connected by physical cables and by software. If one of the nodes…
Microsoft Azure is usually described as having “limitless potential” and “unlimited possibilities,” but what does Azure actually do and what can it do for your business? In this blog, I’ll answer these questions and show you the value with four concrete ways Azure can be used by your business and the real benefits you can…
Azure 5-Day Proof of Concept (POC) De-risk your cloud investment and experience the benefits of Azure with your systems and data with a 5-day Proof of Concept. Microsoft’s Cloud – Azure – provides businesses of all sizes with the freedom, agility and scalability to grow. While companies are keen to start taking advantage of these…
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…
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 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…
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…
#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…
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…
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…
You can always find this script in the Archive section by going to https://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/
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…
Introduction Many Windows Server books take the approach of teaching you every detail about the product. Such books end up being huge and tough to read. Not to mention that remembering everything you read is incredibly challenging. That’s why those books aren’t the best choice for preparing for a certification exam such as the Microsoft…
My name is Pablo Villaronga. I am a Senior Cloud Enginner at IBM . I am part of the Azure Stack Engineering team (Azure Stach HCI) and engage with the community and customers around the world. I am located in Czech Republic. I am focusing on Microsoft technologies, especially cloud and datacenter solutions based on Microsoft Azure, Azure Stack and Windows Server. Opinions are my own.
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