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Document is locked for editing on a Sharepoint farm

Suddenly out of the blue we where confronted with document locking on our Sharepoint farm. Starting to have a look at the event log, and then the Sharepoint log files. mmmm Nothing wrong with that. Checking the SQL server belonging … Continue reading

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Slowly loading MS Word,Visio (and so on) documents from SharePoint.

I found after using the “google-o-matic” several possible solutions.The right way to go? well check this out, the delay is caused by IE. Yes that’s right it has nothing to do with SharePoint.So what to do.See the figure below: Open … Continue reading

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PowerShell Revert to snapshot

For our test environment we need to rollback to a snapshot(default) every evening. I don’t like to do that by hand so lets create a script.The second point it has to be run as a scheduled task and I don’t … Continue reading

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PowerShell Show VM having snapshots

By default a param minus 30 days. Save it to a *.ps1 file and it ready to use. param ($Age = 30) Connect-VIServer localhost$vm = Get-VM$snapshots = Get-Snapshot -VM $vmWrite-Host -ForegroundColor Red “Old snapshots found:”foreach    ($snap in $snapshots) {    if … Continue reading

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Instant Message(IM) channel setup for SCOM2007R2

It has been a struggle to get this working. After reading SCOM2007 UNLEASHED and a lot of “googeling” reading a lot of post information its finally working.After the setup of my IM-Channel and subscribers I was confronted with the following … Continue reading

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Export VM Workstation or Server to OVF

I use this tool for exporting VM’s to ESX4 server. Also I do use it for backup my VM’s, due to the compression technique it save’s a lot of space. (Before using it write down your network adapter settings as … Continue reading

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Commit and remove snapshots on ESX4

To commit and remove snapshots you need to have enough freespace (vmdk + “-delta”.vmdk) First create a snapshot after the latest changes. After that has been done you can delete the other one’s using the gui or commandline. To commit … Continue reading

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Windows Time-service configuration

Still having problems using w32time service. Well that’s history using the settings below. Choose your ntp server internal or external http://www.pool.ntp.org/ Copy and paste it in notepad and save as *.reg file. Merge it into the registry and restart your … Continue reading

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ESX4 backup using Backup Exec 12.5

After struggling with this error “e0009558 – Cannot find the VMware Converter. Please install the VMware Converter. For additional information regarding this error refer to link V-79-57344-38232” This while version “VMware-converter-4.0.0-146302” is up and running on vcb proxy server and … Continue reading

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ForeFront Server and Client.

Forefront is based on 32bits platform, so keeping that in mind. I’m using Windows2008 Datacenter (x86) as OS. Disk space about 60 GB. Activated the following “Roles and Features”: Roles: Application server, Webserver(Application server foundation,web server support also IIS6) Features: … Continue reading

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