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hosts file modification base on network address

There are times, we might have a different networks and for each one we might need different manual IP and name mapping in “hosts” file. Let’s assume we have one iSCSI server (iscsi-srv.test.lab) connected to two different networks (192.168.10.x/24 & 192.168.11.x/24) providing service. For some reason these two network can see each other so if […]

Updated: October 20, 2018 — 3:51 PM

File Check (md5/sha1) under Microsoft Windows

When downloading file from internet or other system, network or removable devices in some case before using them files should be evaluated for health and integrity (assuming the source file is acceptable and working fine). Under different OS this activity could be different for example under Linux it’s possible to use “md5sum” command to evaluate […]

Updated: November 24, 2016 — 8:04 PM

Server Manager & WinRM

During my lab time, I tried to add Windows Server 2012 to the “Server Manager” which I installed on my Windows 8 system for remote management purpose. As it’s shown in above screenshots, it’s a simple process, it’s only needed to click on “Manage” button in the server manager window, then choosing the “Add Servers” […]

Updated: February 20, 2014 — 1:45 PM

PowerShell & Hyper-V

In past few days I worked with Microsoft Hyper-V and PowerShell as part of my study for updating my certificate and during this study time, I made few simple scripts which can be used in lab. Mass linked VHD/VHDX creator This script will create multiple VHD/VHDX file based on provided info of currently existed “Differencing” […]

Updated: February 14, 2014 — 4:52 PM

Virtual Machine Connection & Authorization Manager

I’ve started learning Microsoft Hyper-V as well as working on few network and virtualization projects and this post is from my today learning and exercise. After installing Microsoft Hyper-V role on the Server (WS 2012/WS 2012 R2) or Desktop (Win 8/Win 8.1) two icons would be added to the new “Start Screen”. 1. Hyper-V Manager […]

Updated: December 7, 2013 — 1:20 AM

Windows Server 2012 as Home Lab Storage Server

After long absence I’m starting my work on this blog and other projects. For the first post I’d try to summarize the step needed to install and configure iSCSI or NFS server by using “Microsoft Windows Server 2012” for home lab based on “VMware ESXi 5.x” but for step-by-step visual guide “Windows Server 2012 – File and […]

Updated: December 12, 2015 — 8:57 PM

Make it easy for vCLI commands

This post is somehow related to VMware vCLI, it’s about making some changes on Windows OS so vCLI commands can be used from any address in command line. By default, when VMware vCLI installed on Windows OS, it will add two addresses in the “PATH”. In “Windows Vista/7/2008/2008 R2” these addresses can be checked by right […]

Updated: August 28, 2011 — 1:04 AM

Data Center Disaster – Lesson Learned

Well, this post going to have some technical information but it’s more like a document on “what’s happened and what should do”. Our company has multiple “data center design and support” project and three days ago there was disaster in one of them. Customer site consist of: One “HP EVA 8400 – 2C4D” as storage […]

Updated: August 19, 2011 — 3:01 PM

Project #01 (P.03)

In my current project, customer got Windows server 2003 x86 with database on MS SQL server 2000 which is using by one application and one web server. The web server it self running on windows server 2003 as well and the main portal is written by ASP .net I talked with customer and the application/portal […]

Updated: March 2, 2011 — 9:03 PM
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