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 … Read more

Upgrade VCSA 6.0 to VCSA 6.0 U3

Please refer to the following steps on how to upgrade VMware vCenter Virtual Appliance (VCSA) 6.0 which do NOT have web console acccess (Port 5480) to 6.0 U3 in Command Line SSH to VCSA 6.0 and go to Shell vpxd -v VMware VirtualCenter 6.0.0 build-2656761 Go to https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/patch#search to download VMware-vCenter-Server-Appliance-6.0.0.30500-7977753-patch-FP.iso Attached the downloaded IOS … Read more

Installing Azure PowerShell 1.0 on Windows 2012R2

Referring to How to install and configure Azure PowerShell from Microsoft, I had tried to install Azure PowerShell 1.0 in my Windows 2012 R2 Server successfully There are two type of installation here 1. Installing Azure PowerShell from WebPI – Easy way as it can be done in GUI 2. Installing Azure PowerShell from Gallery … Read more

Update Windows Management Framework 5.0 on Windows 2012 R2

Please refer to the following tutorial on how to Update Windows Management Framework 5.0 on Windows 2012 R2 in my lab I would like to take advantage of the following new features in WMF5 Software Discovery, Install and Inventory with PackageManagement PowerShell Module Discovery, Install and Inventory with PowerShellGet PowerShell Script Discovery, Install and Management … Read more

Configure TIME via ESXi Host Client Correctly

Please refer to the findings below on How to configure TIME via ESXi Host Client correctly VMware ESXi host will show the UTC time rather than local time when accessing via ESXi Host client (https://ESXi/ui) VMware ESXi Host is showing the time in local time rather than UTC if accessing via vSphere Clint The BIOS … Read more

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

Powershell Remote to Exchange 2010 Server

Please refer to the steps below on how to connect to Exchange 2010 Server via PowerShell from Internet Please enable Basic Authentication in IIS Save your password to .txt file “XXXXXXX” | ConvertTo-SecureString -AsPlainText -Force | ConvertFrom-SecureString | Out-File "C:\scripts\AventisLab.txt” Connect to Exchange 2010 if you are using public trusted SSL Certificate #PowerShell Remote to … Read more