Chocolatey Package Manager in Windows 10

Please refer to the following simple guide on how to use Chocolatey Package Manager in Windows 10 Install Chocolatey in Windows 10 Open PowerShell / PowerShell ISE with Administor Right Set-ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Scope Process -Force; iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString(‘https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1’)) Verify Choco version installed PS C:\Windows\system32> choco Chocolatey v0.10.11 Install Applications from https://chocolatey.org/ #Install Applications choco install …

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Exploring VSS with vssadmin

Microsoft’s VSS is Windows’ built-in infrastructure for application backups. A native Windows service,VSS facilitates creating a consistent view of application data during the course of a backup. VSS relies on coordination between **VSS requestors, writers and providers*** for quiescence, or “to make quiet,” a disk volume, so that a backup can be successfully obtained without …

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Veeam-MS Exchange Writer Retryable Error

It is very common to encounter the following error message in Veeam Backup when backuping Microsoft Exchange Server 6/18/2018 8:37:38 PM :: VSS: Backup job failed. Cannot notify writers about the ‘BACKUP FINISH’ event. A VSS critical writer has failed. Writer name: [Microsoft Exchange Writer]. Class ID: [{76fe1ac4-15f7-4bcd-987e-8e1acb462fb7}]. Instance ID: [{5e2cc993-8c98-4f33-98b6-9697ceaecbaf}]. Writer’s state: [VSS_WS_FAILED_AT_BACKUP_COMPLETE]. Error …

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Install Ghost on ubuntu 16.04 using GHOST-CLI

Please refer to the following steps to Install Ghost on ubuntu 16.04 using GHOST-CLI 1. Install latest version of nodejs & npm 2. Install latest version of NGINX (nginx included in ubuntu default repository is out of date, and you would need to include the official Nginx repository 3. Install MySQL 4. Install Ghost CLI …

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Syntax Highlight with Prism.js in Ghost

Please refer to the steps below on how to add Syntax Highlight with Prism.js in Ghost Go to Prism and select the language that you would like to be included Download both prism.css & prism.js and upload to /var/www/ghost/content/themes/casper/assets/css /var/www/ghost/content/themes/casper/assets/js Edit the default.hbs file /var/www/ghost/content/themes/casper$ sudo vi default.hbs Paste "<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="{{asset "css/prism.css"}}" />" …

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Quickly Remove Mailbox Log Files to Claim Free Space for Exchange 2010

Please refer to the steps below to Quickly Remove Mailbox Log Files to Claim Free Space for Exchange 2010 in the event that 1. The volume where Exchange Log Files located is nearly full 2. The Backup Job failed to flush the Exchange’s Log Files for few days 3. To minimize the downtime by quickly …

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PowerShell to Generate Exchange Mailbox Usage Report

You can run the PowerShell Scirpt below on Exchange 2010 SP3 server to export Mailbox Usage Report to CSV File #Connect to Exchange – PowerShell ISE – Exchange 2010 . ‘C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\bin\RemoteExchange.ps1’ Connect-ExchangeServer -auto $Results = @() #Declare Array for all results $Mailboxes = Get-Mailbox -ResultSize Unlimited -RecipientType UserMailbox #$Mailboxes = Get-Mailbox -identity group2 …

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Install WordPress with LEMP on Ubuntu 18.04

Please refer to the following steps on how to setup a UAT Server in my VMware ESXi 6.5 to study and testing purpose Provision a new VM and install with ubuntu 18.04 Configure Static IP with NetPlan Basic configuration of ubuntu 16.04 server Install Nginx, MariaDB and PHP7 (LEMP Stack) Install WordPress Install WP-CLI (Optional) …

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PowerShell Script to Deploy / Upgrade Citrix Receiver

Please refer to the steps below on how to use PowerShell Script to Deploy / Upgrade Citrix Receiver in Windows 7 x64 Machines Please download Citrix Receiver 4.9 LTSR – I did try to install Citrix Receiver 4.12 but obviously it seem like having bug with Windows 7 and cannot be installed successfully Use the …

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