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PowerCLI: Configuring additional portgroups

I had to configure additional portgroups based on vlanids on a vSphere cluster. I couldn’t use host profiles to apply the configuration on all hosts. The script asks for vCenter IP or FQDN Cluster Name vSwitch name Path to the

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VMworld 2010 Registration

VMware opened the registration for VMworld 2010. More Labs – Self Paced All Labs are self-paced so you have more freedom and options to choose from. No Session Registration No need to pre-register this year. You’ll have ample opportunity to

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New vSphere certifications names confirmed

Jon Hall confirmed the names of the new vSphere certifications which will be released somewhere in May. VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Enterprise Admin VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Design In order to become VCAP you need to be VCP

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Virtual Center Perf Chart service encountered an internal error

On a Virtual Center 4 update 1 installation I noticed an Perf Charts service error on the performance overview tab. The advanced performance tab is functioning as normal. There are 3 VMware KBs related to this type of error: KB1009872

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Adding permissions on printers using powershell

I needed to add a group of users to the ACL of all our printers. As we currently have about 100 printers; I looked if I could use powershell for this.Currently on Windows server 2008 there are no built in

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AD Recycle Bin

I just came across a post by Jonathan Medd over at about the new Active Directory recycle bin in Windows Server 2008 R2. It’s definitely worth the read.

Posted in Active Directory, PowerShell

Terminal server 2008: Access denied error and eventlog not starting

On our teminal server 2008 farm we had some serious problems the last couple of days. Whenever users tried to login they got a “Access Denied” error. Only administrator accounts were able to log in. Additionally the eventlog, the McAfee

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