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Domain Join to DSfW fails

Hey all Issue Today I had an issue joining a Windows 7 Client to a DSfW (Domain Services for Windows – Novell -> MicroFocus) Solution was to enable SMB1: Add RegKey

  Modify Service sc.exe config lanmanworkstation depend= bowser/mrxsmb10/mrxsmb20/nsi sc.exe config mrxsmb10 start= auto   Reboot the client

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VMware View Agent for VMs not in vCenter

Hi all Requireent If you have to install the VMware Horizon View Agent outside a VM (or a phyiscal PC) not managed in vCenter you have to use the following command:   Soution in VMware Agent VMware-viewagent-Y.Y.Y0-xxxxxx.exe /v”VDM_VC_MANAGED_AGENT=0″ If you then create a manual desktop pool in the VMware Horizon View Admin you will see the desktop listed in “Other” sources. Hope this helps other out there in the jungle 🙂

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Windows Server 2016 Core Licensing Calculator

Dear all As you know, Microsoft has changed their licensing model to a core-license model regarding Microsoft Server 2016. HPE has a really nice calculator to help you and understand, what you have to license. Check out the link: Calculator Link http://h17007.www1.hpe.com/us/en/enterprise/servers/licensing/#.WVURket97mF   Regards vm-up – Team

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VeeamON 2017 SocialMedia

Hi all It’s #VeeamON time. To follow me and get all informations and impressions. Follow on SocialMedia: Twitter (#VeeamON) Instagram (#VeeamON) Regards Patrice

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On-Prem Exchange to O365 – Outlook Issue

Hi all Last week we had a migration from On-Prem Exchange to O365. We had some issues connecting to O365 mail accounts (timeout, Autodiscover issues, etc.). So be sure to check following settings: Possible solutions Check possible hosts – file entries (C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc) Clear Microsoft Windows Credentials Manager for possible Outlook – entries Delete Autodiscover registry key (HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\x.0\Outlook\AutoDiscover) Do it for all possible Versions 15 / 16 / etc. We spend hours on this issues. Maybe it helps someone out there. Regards

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VMware vCenter Appliance Default Gateway issue

Dear all Issue Today a customer called and told me, that he had some issues with access to vCenter from certain networks. After some research we found a wrong (old) default gateway enty in the vCenter. As it was VCSA 6.0 we had no VAMI at this time. So we used the console, but the menu for changing the gateway did not shown up. Access through shell and fireing up the vami in console with:

gave us a lot of errors.   Solution Solution was to change the gatewy with the following line

As this is only a temp. solution,...

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Enable BitLooker with PowerShell on all jobs

Hi all Short info: In the Veeam documentation I found a PowerShell script, that helps you to enable BitLooker on all your Veeam jobs. Very helpful if you have more than only 5 jobs 🙂 Script (also in the Script Section)

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VMware error: “Failed to write header to…”

Dear VMware User Today a customer called me and showed me following error (Veeam & VMware logs): Error A general system error occurred: Failed to write header to “/var/log/vmware/journal/1487689997.1: Error while writing to file. There is no space left on the device Reservation destination directory   Solution Solution was to move the logs away from the scratch partition (in our case a 4 GB SD card) to a persistent scratch location (i.e. a VMware datastore) More information on the VMware KB site: https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2003322  

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Veeam Vanguard & VeeamON 2017

Hi all Veeam Vanguard I’m really proud to announce, that I received an email from Rick Vanover, that I’m in the Veeam Vanguard 2017 squad. I really appreciate it. Thank you for that @Veeam For all of those, who didn’t know about Veeam Vanguard Program, the following video explains it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KDPTaTCPdc More information about the program you can find here: https://www.veeam.com/blog/what-is-the-veeam-vanguard-program.html VeeamON 2017 I also take the chance to again promote VeeamON 2017 (https://www.veeam.com/veeamon) in New Orleans, Louisiana. 2015 the event was in Las Vegas and it was fantastic. Very well organized, perfect food, and a lot of fun (ok,...