Monthly Archives: February 2009

NT Backup on Windows Server 2008

NT Backup on is not longer there. It has a new name called "Windows Server Backup". To install Windows Server Backup. Start>>Admintools>>server manager.From here click on Features. Add Feature "Windows Server Backup Features". To Start Programs > Administrative Tools > … Continue reading

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Esx 2.5 Check Multipath Information

To view your current multipathing configuration, log on to your ESX Server machine as root and enter: vmkmultipath -qThe output lists all known paths to each SAN LUN., The default policy in ESX Server 2.0.1 is fixed and the default … Continue reading

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Configuring SAN Failover for EMC Storage Servers Using Two or More Storage Processors.

To configure a proper highly available SAN failover configuration with EMC storage models equipped with two storage processors, each ESX Server must have: Two Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs), such as QLogic or Emulex. Two fibre switches. Two storage … Continue reading

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Esx 2.5 Viewing Storage Processor Port Configuration.

To view storage processors and related ports on the preferred path, log on to your ESX Server machine as root and enter the following command: wwpn.pl -v The output lists the World Wide Port Names (WWPNs) of HBAs on your … Continue reading

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Adding a SharePoint (2007) server to an existing farm

Recently I did have some problems because a small SharePoint farm lost its moss 2007 server used for indexing and search and central administration. The Web front end and SQL server are still running so the end user was able … Continue reading

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VMware VMDK disk management with ESX, Workstation and Server

Resize your virtual disk Vmware ESX 2.5.4 : Making it bigger: vmkfstools -X disksizeG /vmfs/lunname(vmhba0\:0\:0\:0)/your.vmdk Making it smaller: vmkfstools -X disksizeG /vmfs/lunname(vmhba0\:0\:0\:0)/your.vmdk –forceVmware Workstation Workstation: Making it smaller: C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation>vmware-vdiskmanager.exe –k your.vmdk Making it bigger: C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation>vmware-vdiskmanager.exe –x disksizeG your.vmdk … Continue reading

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