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Apr
8
comment Single, parameterized GPO for managing group membership
I was beginning to suspect it was not possible. Unless someone has a workaround, I guess I'll have to resort to scripting them out (there are a lot of these systems). Thanks, though!
Apr
8
comment Is it possible to manage group of vms in openstack as a single instance?
Isn't this what the "Stacks" function of OpenStack does? Haven't tried it myself, but I know other teams here use it to describe their systems as a whole.
Feb
5
comment What can't be done in Powershell
Sigh. How about being constructive? Instead of trying to find the worst possible question from my phrasing? What I'm asking about is what cmdlet support is missing. I'll rephrase and hope.
Feb
5
comment What can't be done in Powershell
I would say that asking what functionality is not included is a quite clear question? Can I phrase it in a clearer way?
Jul
9
comment Software RAID underneath ESXi datastore
I must say I've been quite surprised at the aggressiveness around this question. I thought I made it quite clear that I didn't really feel comfortable with this idea and wanted some insight if it was a feasible way forward. Apparently it is not, so I discarded it, as I noted in the comments above. I further started to write a meta post trying to understand why it seemed to evoke such hard feelings, when I found this: meta.serverfault.com/questions/5337. Practice what you preach?
Jun
30
comment Software RAID underneath ESXi datastore
@Roman: Interesting, why would it be bad for performance? But I understand the dependency issue, and I'll throw this idea out. Thanks.
Jun
30
comment Software RAID underneath ESXi datastore
All the hardware including SAS controller is on the HCL, but I guess this could extend beyond what is done for compatibility testing...
Aug
27
comment Exchange migration: ExchangeTransport warnings after uninstalling source server
Yes... I haven't had a suitable window to do an AD cleanup (well, seeing as how it's been more than a year, I probably have, but haven't had it on the top of my mental pile of todo). I'll try to get it done since it is still bugging me, but time is as always scarse. Sorry.
Aug
21
comment how to measure IP bandwidth in pass through mode in linux?
It has been sent to the moderators for migration, and if they agree they will move it over shortly :)
Aug
21
comment how to measure IP bandwidth in pass through mode in linux?
This should probably go on Superuser or ServerFault. Guessing Superuser due to hardware?
Mar
28
comment HKEY_USERS entry for service account
Hi! Yeah, I read that "we won't fix it"-note. Would be great if I could at least supply the host key I expect, but no such luck... The problem with your suggested approach as I see it is that there is no HKEY_USERS\[...] for this user, since it has never logged on. I don't think just creating it with regedit is going to be a very good idea, or am I just cowardly?
Mar
28
comment HKEY_USERS entry for service account
Sadly, I get this each time the job is run: Windows cannot find the local profile and is logging you on with a temporary profile. Changes you make to this profile will be lost when you log off.. So I suppose I need to log in after all.
Mar
28
comment HKEY_USERS entry for service account
@Zoredache: Good idea, but sadly it doesn't seem to work :(
Mar
28
comment HKEY_USERS entry for service account
@ChrisMcK: Nope. Those are created upon first (interactive?) login, aren't they? And this account has only logged in as a batch job.
Mar
27
comment HKEY_USERS entry for service account
I was thinking about doing that as a last resort. We will need to do this on several more servers in the future, and it's a manual step (or rather half a dozen manual steps) I'd rather avoid.
Feb
23
comment Letting internal applications use exchange's smtp
Thanks, that makes a lot of sense! Just wondering about the port change (since the RAID manager didn't like changing the port); there were three recieve connections on my exchange installation, Default, Windows SBS Sharepoint Fax and Windows SBS Internet Receive. All of these were configured to use port 25?
Feb
23
comment Letting internal applications use exchange's smtp
Only internal domain, I just want an email alert to a distribution list
Jan
19
comment Are branded backplanes useable without specific controllers?
Accepting as you verify that it at least works some times. I'll just have to try and see what happens...
Jan
10
comment Are branded backplanes useable without specific controllers?
At least 8. I found a picture of a Sun StorEdge Multipack which seems to have done the thing I want, albeit quite a few years ago...
Jan
10
comment Are branded backplanes useable without specific controllers?
But, that said, thank you for sharing your experience! I'll go ahead and try it on a single disk first though... (see update)