POWERSHELL SCRIPT:: DHCP BACKUP SCRIPT WITH NOTIFICATION

This script can be scheduled from a remote machine to execute across DHCP servers Below command to find list of Authorized DHCP servers, (Get-ADObject -SearchBase "cn=configuration,dc=domain,dc=net" -Filter "objectclass -eq 'dhcpclass' -AND Name -ne 'dhcproot'").name, this can be incorported instead of  [array]$lists = @(“DHCP01″,”DHCP02″,”DHCP03”). Like [array]$lists = (Get-ADObject -SearchBase "cn=configuration,dc=domain,dc=net" -Filter "objectclass -eq 'dhcpclass' -AND Name -ne 'dhcproot'").name Below … Continue reading POWERSHELL SCRIPT:: DHCP BACKUP SCRIPT WITH NOTIFICATION

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KNOWN ISSUE :: POWERPATH INSTALLATION ISSUE (WINDOWS 2016)

Issue: Powerpath Installation failing on Windows 2016 server Operating system. Installation abruptly ended with error “Powerpath detected a problem with MPIO feature” Casuse : MPIO missing Fix: MPIO feature must be enabled before proceeding with installation of powepath on servers. Install MPIO feature from Server manager, restart the server and proceed with Powerpath installation. NB: Always install … Continue reading KNOWN ISSUE :: POWERPATH INSTALLATION ISSUE (WINDOWS 2016)

Introduction to Powershell Desired state Configuration (PowershellDSC)

What is Powershell Desired state configuration? Powershell DSC is a declarative model of system configuration management Microsoft released along with Windows 2012, but enhanced and matured on Windows 2016. In other word, you will be able to specify how you want a computer or servers to be configured and leave it to Powershell and the … Continue reading Introduction to Powershell Desired state Configuration (PowershellDSC)

Windows 2016 containers for portable application environment

Windows 2016 Containers are an isolated, resource controlled and portable Operating environment irrespective of the application and operating configuration that on host server Operating environment. Such containers have existed for a long time on Unix-like operating systems, but their usage for application deployment increased following the release of Docker as an open source project in … Continue reading Windows 2016 containers for portable application environment

Windows Server 2016 VMs Disks are not getting online after reboot

Folks, I have been facing this issue very random on our Windows server 2016 Virtual machines running on VMware platform. Interestingly, none reported the same to Microsoft (as mentioned by the assigned technician) Here what we found out, (all credits to  http://www.happysysadm.com/2010/11/disk-is-offline-because-of-policy-set.html) 2 possible caused behind this behavior, How VMware virtual machine disk file presented … Continue reading Windows Server 2016 VMs Disks are not getting online after reboot