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Windows / Linux / Unix sysadmin since '96. Cut my teeth on Xenix (ick!) and have been a Linux user since '93 (yay-- Slackware!). Worked w/ more Windows NT 3.51 and 4.0 than I care to recall. Today MSFT stuff mainly pays my bills but I try to keep at least passingly familiar with Linux.

I've been an independent consultant / contractor since 2004. I write some code too but my main gig is sysadmin and IT project work.

Server Fault bragging:

  • I was the top rep user on the site from July 22, 2009 to November 24, 2014.
  • First user to hit the rep cap from their laboring wife's hospital room
  • First user awarded the Legendary badge (hitting the rep cap 150 days).
  • First user awarded the "Epic" badge (hitting the rep cap 50 days)
  • First user to be awarded a tag badge (for "windows")
  • First user awarded the gold "windows" tag badge
  • First non-beta user over the 10K reputation mark and the second user to do it, beta nonwithstanding. Also the first user over the 20K, 30K, 40K, 50K, 60K, 70K, 80K, 90K, 100K, and 110K marks.

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comment After domain rename - will I need to rejoin all users to the new domain?
I'm having a hard time parsing your comment. All domain member computers must be rebooted twice when the domain is in the process of being renamed. That's reflected in my answer and in the document it links to.
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comment How can I figure out my LDAP connection string?
@DineshKumarP: I'm having a little trouble parsing you. The Membership Provider uses a valid credential in the Active Directory (AD) to bind to the Directory. The computer running the Membership Provider doesn't need to be a member of any AD domain, but you have to configure it with a valid credential from the AD in order for it to function.
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Jan
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comment Poor Disk Performance on VMs; Host using PERC H310 RAID 5
I've recently had the 'pleasure' of working with a couple of Hyper-V hosts using 4x 7.2K NLSAS disks in RAID-5 with these controllers. I gotta say, the H310 is probably fit to use to stir paint, but not much more than that.
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