Configure Backup Exec 12.5 For VMware ESX VCB Backups

Pre-Configuration Steps Install VMware Consolidated Backup Framework onto the Backup Exec server Before installing VCB and connecting the proxy host to the SAN you should disable automount via diskpart(cmd, diskpart, automount disable, automount scrub). When you don’t disable automount Windows will signature all “incoming” disks. When this happens the VMware hosts will not recognize the…

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Default logon domain with IIS

When using IIS FTP for example, the username and password box that pops up won’t accept a username on the domain without putting the domain in front. To avoid having to type in domain\username in the username box follow this Microsoft knowledge base article. This is the error that you might get: Error message in…

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Access Denied to Roaming Profiles

By default the roaming profiles folders for users are only allowed access from the SYSTEM and the user themselves. This can be prevented in Group Policy ahead before the folder is created, Computer Configuration, Administrative Templates, System, User Profiles, Add the Administrators security group to roaming user profiles. However if you haven’t done this and…

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The Wireless

The Wireless is an online commercial free radio station coming out of Sydney Australia. You can listen to the stream on a broadband connection. We stream in a format called AAC+, this allows us to stream at half the bandwidth of MP3 & Windows Media formats, but keeping the same quality of sound. To listen,…

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X-Lite Dial Plan

I had a problem where in imported all my contacts from Outlook to Counterpath’s X-Lite, however all of my numbers had +61 before the number, and all my calls were failing. Network error etc etc. My dial plan originally was: #1\a\a.T;match=1;prestrip=2; This was default, so I changed it to add in another match, see below:…

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Robocopy

To move files & folders from one location to another without security: robocopy <source_directory> <target_directory> /TEE /E /MOVE /R:2 /W:1 /LOG+:c:\LOG.txt To copy files & folders from one location to another with security: (to copy without security, don’t include /copyall) robocopy <source_directory> <target_directory> /copyall /E /B /R:2 /W:1 /LOG+:c:\LOG.txt /TEE To copy files & folders…

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CSVDE & LDAP queries

To export information from Active Directory using CSVDE, LDAP queries are used with CSVDE. Also, LADP queries can be used in Active Directory (AD) Users and Computers, there’s a section at the top called Saved Queries. You can right click on Saved Queries to create a new Query > click Define Query > select Custom…

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