Extending M Drive for Exchange 2010 Mailbox Database

We got a call from our client saying that users cannot send and receive Email this morning, and we noticed that there is very little spaces (less than 100MB) remaining in M Drive where the Exchange 2010 Mailbox Database resided. Please refer to the following steps taken to Extending theĀ M Drive for Exchange 2010 Mailbox …

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Move SQL 2014 System Databases to Different Drive

SQL 2014 SP1 Servers installed all System Databases in the following default location C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL12.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\DATA We had changed the User Database & Logs, TEMP DB, and Backup Directory during the SQL 2014 Installation for CITRIX-SQL01, but NOT the System Database Directory Please refer to the following steps on how to move MSDB, Model …

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Deep Analysis on How Veeam SureBackup Works

Please refer to the following Deep Analysis on How Veeam Sure Backup Works based on our implementation experience for few clients What is SureBackup A SureBackup job is a task for recovery verification. The SureBackup job aggregates all settings and policies of the recovery verification task, such as application group and virtual lab to be …

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Convert Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V Cluster Server Core to Full GUI Mode

I had just completed to convert 2 x Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V Cluster Server Core to Full GUI Mode at my client side as they are more comfortable with the Full GUI Mode Please refer to the following high level steps to complete this task without downtime Live migrateĀ all running VMs and Quorum from Hyper-V02 …

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External NTP For Windows 2008 DC Hyper-V

Please refer to the following tutorial on how to configure External NTP for Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controller (DC) running as VM in Hyper-V / VMware To verify whether Windows 2008 R2 DC is configured to Sync with local Hyper-V Host w32tm /query /source VM IC Time Synchronization Provider Disabled the Time Synchronization for the …

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SMTP Server to relay via O365

Please refer to the steps below on how to setup a SMTP Server relay Email via O365 for internal Devices, like Printers, Copiers and others devices which do NOT support Username & Password Authentication A. Setup a IIS / SMTP Server internally, and relay Email to Office 365 – Single Mailbox Users with

Silent Installation of SQL 2014 with INI file with gMSA Service Account

Group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA) – New in Windows 2012 1. Password for gMSAs are generated and maintained by the Key Distribution Service (KDS). This allows multiple hosts to use the gMSA. Member servers that wish to use the gMSA, simply query the DC for the current password. 2. Password will be changed on every …

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