HTML Report of all Veeam Backup Copy Jobs in Powershell

Due to the way our infrastructure operates, we have a number of remote sites backing up to a central Veeam repository (~300 branches at present) We get a number of requests from the network team on bandwidth usage issues which is always finger pointed at the Veeam Backup Copy jobs. I put together the following Powershell script to report on all the Backup Copy jobs currently configured and return their [Read More]

A Simple Way to Upgrade Your Standalone or Clustered ESXi Servers

Important Note - update your VCSA before your ESXi Servers! Open an SSH session to your ESXi server Put your system into Maintenance Mode and allow the VMs to migrate or suspend esxcli system maintenanceMode set --enable true Show available images from the VMware update server and select the one you require esxcli software sources profile list -d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml | sort -r [Read More]

Speed Up The Exchange Management Console

BE ADVISED THAT THE FOLLOWING IS A SECURITY RISK. IF YOU WISH TO PROCEED, DISABLE IT ONLY FROM THE MACHINE WHERE YOU ARE USING THE EXCHANGE MANAGEMENT CONSOLE IN A SECURE ENVIRONMENT AND NOT ON THE EXCHANGE SERVERS THEMSELVES. On startup, the Exchange Management Console (EMC), and the Exchange Management Shell (EMS) try to connect to the Certificate Revocation List to verify any SSL certificates in use. By disabling this [Read More]

Maximum number of Exchange accounts in an Outlook profile

Beginning with Microsoft Outlook 2010, you can open more than one Exchange account in your Outlook profile. Microsoft Outlook 2010 supports up to 15 accounts in your profiles. But, by default it is limited to 5 accounts. In Outlook 2013 the default is 10 accounts and the maximum allowed is 9999 accounts. If the administrator wants to allow more (or less) than the default number of accounts, he or she [Read More]

Enabling Password Saving on SonicWall Global VPN Client

If your users are complaining about having to type in their username and password each time they want to connect to your corporate network, there is a simple solution. By default, when users access the Properties page of their VPN connection, then click on the User Authentication tab, they’ll see the following: To enable users to persistently save their usernames and passwords for this connection, make the following changes [Read More]