Monthly Archives: August 2009

Windows 7 running from an USB stick

Even though it is not supported by Microsoft I need to give this a try one day. The document on how to do this can be found here: http://cid-289e752727148853.skydrive.live.com/browse.aspx/Public/Windows7onUSB?uc=1&isFromRichUpload=1 Advertisements

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OpenFiler iSCSI SAN Network changes

So I have been playing with ESX 4.0 and am using Openfiler for it’s SAN. Best part is, it’s free and it is very simple to setup. There are a few things here and there that need some work but

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Changing the IP-address of a ESX 4.0 host

I’m playing with vSphere 4.0 and am running that on my laptop within VMware workstation. So the configuration that I have is that I have 2 ESX servers and 1 Openfiler as my SAN. Problem is that where ever I

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vSphere 4.0 Client on Windows 7

  There seems to be a compatibility issue between the vSpere 4.0 client and Windows 7. The client will not run and through an error. So there is a work around for this which I found online. I tested it

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vSphere 4.0 in VMware Workstation 6.5.2

  Thanks to the folks over at Xtravirt for providing the documentation on how to do this. http://cid-289e752727148853.skydrive.live.com/browse.aspx/Public/vSphere%7C_VM%7C_Workstation

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PowerShell: ADMemebers of multiple ADGroups

So you need to provide a list of AD groups and the AD members of those groups. The AD group names all start with FIN_. Our friends over at Quest have written a great PowerShell snapin that can help us

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Exchange 2007 Full Mailbox Access

One of the things that changed overtime from Exchange 4.0 through Ex2K is that you could always access any mailbox with the ServiceExchange service account. When Microsoft released Ex2K3 they made it a lot harder to get this ‘feature’ to

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