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NEW Easy ways to License Microsoft Windows and Office for VMware Horizon View Virtual desktops (VDI)

An extremely complicated concept to understand is Microsoft Licensing in general.  If you’re trying to properly license virtual desktops running Windows, your level of complication just multiplied. Late 2014 also included MANY updates to the licensing options for VDI that I’ll discuss below. Disclaimer:  I am not a Microsoft Licensing expert by any means.  I […]

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WSUS Cleanup Wizard

Do you use WSUS (Windows Server Update Service)?  If so, you don’t have to keep stealing more space on your SAN as this server’s disk growth seems to get out of control over time! There’s a really easy way to prune old data, and keep your systems running smoothly. Following the steps from TechNet, simply […]

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Zimbra ZCO 8.0.7 causes Outlook to crash

Anyone experiencing this issue with Zimbra?  We’re running 8.0.7 (Since 4/14/2014) and Microsoft Office 2010.  We are of course running the Zimbra Connector for Outlook (ZCO) version 8.0.7.  Within a few days of each other last week, I had 5 users experiencing Outlook crashes (BEX64 error) due to ZCO crashing. Seems that the correlated event […]

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Integrate Cisco UCS with Microsoft AD LDAP

Hat tip to @UCSGuru for making this very informative video for integrating Cisco UCS with Microsoft Active Directory. Easy as pie! http://ucsguru.com/2012/06/26/cisco-ucs-active-directory-integration/  

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View: Black Screen after Windows Updates?

Has anyone else experienced black screen/protocol errors (externally) after doing mid-July Windows Updates on an internal connection server and my manual VM? I think the issue is related to: KB2840631 (on WinSvr2008) and KB2844286 (on Windows 7). My manual VM stopped connecting immediately after I installed this update and tried to connect to it externally. […]

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BitLocker is eating my free space!

I was up late tonight working on some patching in a maintenance window when I saw the alert that a file server went below the 1 GB free mark.  This is a secure file server using Windows BitLocker to encrypt the drive’s contents.  I gave it more HDD space in vCenter then extended the volume […]

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Migrate Sharepoint Calendars to Zimbra

For years we’ve lacked a collaborative e-mail platform at my company and now we are full swing into Zimbra with only 20% of our staff left to be migrated over to the new platform.  During this time, we’ve used the Sharepoint calendars to allow staff to book rooms and have vacation calendars for each department. […]

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Sharepoint documents do not have open option

After deploying our new Sharepoint 2010 intraweb, the users noticed an immediate problem:  They click to open a document in the document library and only have the option to Save.  Most users want to open the document directly.  There is a setting in the document library, but it was no help. We discovered a global […]

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