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Fix PowerShell WinRM remote connection errors

I’ve had two annoying PowerShell errors today, both for the same server: Enter-PSSession : Connecting to remote server server-a.rcmtech.co.uk failed with the following error message : The client cannot connect to the destination specified in the request. Verify that the … Continue reading

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VeeamZip Hyper-V Backup

Veeam Backup & Replication drops down into VeeamZip mode if you don’t have a licence key. But it’ll still provide some handy functionality – I’m using it to take a basic backup of all the VMs on a Hyper-V host … Continue reading

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AppLocker Executable policy breaks Windows 10 Jump Lists

Jump lists, very handy. You’ve pinned a piece of software to the taskbar, and then you can right-click the icon and get a list of pinned and/or recently used files or connections. I recently enabled AppLocker executable policy and applied … Continue reading

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Replace SSL Certificate in Dell OpenManage Server Assistant 7.3

Dell OpenManager Server Assistant is hardware health monitoring and configuration software that can be installed onto PowerEdge servers. It is very useful as it lets you see details of the hardware, along with any faults, plus can be used to … Continue reading

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Windows Update and WSUS error 80244019

Some colleagues had recently performed a migration from an old Windows Server 2003 WSUS server to a new Server 2012 R2 one. I had just upgraded a new tablet from Windows 8.1 Professional to Enterprise, and was trying to update … Continue reading

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VMM: The version of virtualization software or the VMM agent is unsupported

I have been adding a Dell VRTX as a Hyper-V 2012 R2 cluster to my System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 system. I have two nodes M620 nodes and some shared storage in the VRTX chassis. I created the cluster, … Continue reading

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Hyper-V 2012 R2 VMM status: Host Not Responding

Just noticed that one of my Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V hosts was showing as Host Not Responding in the Status column for all the VMs running on it via System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2. I tried right-clicking … Continue reading

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No HTML5 video in IE11 on RDSH 2012 R2

Have had a thread open on TechNet forums about this for a while. Essentially, I use System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) to build VMs that are then made into Remote Desktop Session Host Servers by a combination of PowerShell and … Continue reading

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VMM 2012 R2 Live Migration failure 0x8007274C

I’d completed my first rebuild of a host from Windows Server 2012 to 2012 R2. I’d put the SCVMM agent etc. back onto it and everything seemed OK. I then tried to do a Live (VSM) migration of a VM from another … Continue reading

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System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1 upgrade to R2

Less of an upgrade, more of an uninstall and re-install, keeping the database. DO read the blurb on TechNet, especially: Upgrading to VMM in System Center 2012 R2 Prerequisites for Upgrading VMM Planning Considerations for Upgrading VMM Tasks to Perform … Continue reading

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