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DPM 2016 – replica is inconsistent

If you are getting the “Replica is inconsistent” when backing up VMs on the host Level and have done everything that pops into mind to solve the issue (except for the one I’m going to tell you about now) then

Posted in 2016, dpm, howto, hyperv, Server

SCOM 2016 WebConsole pre-reqs

Installing the Web Console for SCOM 2016 requires a lot of features installed. Install it using PowerShell: Import-Module ServerManager Add-WindowsFeature Web-Server, Web-WebServer, Web-Common-Http, Web-Default-Doc, Web-Dir-Browsing, Web-Http-Errors, Web-Static-Content, Web-Health, Web-Http-Logging, Web-Log-Libraries, Web-Request-Monitor, Web-Performance, Web-Stat-Compression, Web-Security, Web-Filtering, Web-Windows-Auth, Web-App-Dev, Web-Net-Ext45, Web-Asp-Net45, Web-ISAPI-Ext,

Posted in 2016, howto, SCOM, Server

Adding elements to a list(pshell)

Adding elements to an array using += actually creates a new array with the elements from the original array and adds the new element to it. A better practice is to create a list instead: $outItems = New-Object System.Collections.Generic.List[System.Object] Adding

Posted in array, howto, powershell

SPN missing or incorrect for SQL instances

It can be a real pain to get SPN setup correctly for SQL instances, but the tool “Microsoft Kerberos Configuration manager for SQL” really helps out. Read more about the tool, and download it, from here:

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Posted in Server, sql

Skype for Business 2015 Prerequisites on Windows Server 2016

Here you go: Add-WindowsFeature NET-Framework-Core, RSAT-ADDS, Windows-Identity-Foundation, Web-Server, Web-Static-Content, Web-Default-Doc, Web-Http-Errors, Web-Dir-Browsing, Web-Asp-Net, Web-Net-Ext, Web-ISAPI-Ext, Web-ISAPI-Filter, Web-Http-Logging, Web-Log-Libraries, Web-Request-Monitor, Web-Http-Tracing, Web-Basic-Auth, Web-Windows-Auth, Web-Client-Auth, Web-Filtering, Web-Stat-Compression, Web-Dyn-Compression, NET-WCF-HTTP-Activation45, Web-Asp-Net45, Web-Mgmt-Tools, Web-Scripting-Tools, Web-Mgmt-Compat, Server-Media-Foundation, BITS

Posted in 2016, Oneliner, powershell, Server, Skype for business

Measuring disk performance on HyperV VMs

(First of all, sorry for bad formatting..) Keeping track of how much capacity a virtual disk is taking up is very important for several reasons: You don’t want to overcommit your CSVs with growing thin provisioning vhdx’s You don’t want

Posted in hyperv, monitoring, performance, virtualization