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ESXi Issue with services.sh restart

Dear all During an ESXiUpdate I hade some issues and restarted the services.sh. Then I got following error     to “fix” it you have to use following command:

You have to press CTRL+C so you can quit tail -f log monitor  

Veeam KB

Hi all Short information about an useful Twitter account: Do you know VeeamKB https://twitter.com/veeamkb  Lates KB related on Veeam products – very useful. Regards Admin

ESXi management

Hi everyone I’m not sure if you know already this, but a few days ago I had a vSphere installation for a customer. During the configuration of the ESXi i found the little tiny button in the right upper corner: There you can: Change root Password Change Language Setting up console defaults and change the application timeout It made my life so much easyer during the ESXi management / configuration. Regards & Happy easter

VMware Horizon View & Windows 10 (VDI)

Hi all My last project was based on VMware Horizon View & Windows 10. So there are a lot of guides out there (see link list at the end). I did some other changes that helped me: Compatibility Be sure, that your actual Win10 Build is supported by Horizon View: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2149393   Tools Use the VMware OS Optimization Tool https://labs.vmware.com/flings/vmware-os-optimization-tool   Settings DelayedDesktopSwitchTimeout To configure the value of the DelayedDesktopSwitchTimeout registry entry, follow these steps: Click Start, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER. Locate the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System Double-click the DelayedDesktopSwitchTimeout registry entry. In the Value data box, type 5, and then click OK. On the File menu, click Exit....

Registry Values in Veeam Backup & Replication

Hi All Short info: If you need some RegistryHacks for Veeam, check out this KB – very useful. Registry Values in Veeam Backup & Replication: https://www.veeam.com/kb2182 Regards vm-UP! Team

Office 365

Azure / O365 Links

Hi all Some links, that my help you: O365 Data Location http://o365datacentermap.azurewebsites.net/ Azure Services https://azure.microsoft.com/de-de/regions/services/ Azure Location http://azuredatacentermap.azurewebsites.net/   Regards vm-UP ! – Team

VeeamON Tour EMEA

Hi all Just a short information. Be sure to join the VeeamON Tour. It will be a great Event with lots of news. For EMEA you can register here: https://go2.veeam.com/veeamon-tour-emea Regards Patrice

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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