Tag Archives: service

PowerShell Script to download latest SysInternals tools

The SysInternals tools are pretty much a must-have for any IT Pro, but they get updated randomly and I always like to have the latest versions. You can run them from the live site, but I like to have them … 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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MsMpSvc terminates on Windows Server 2003 with defininition version 1.171.1.0

Have had various servers this morning with the Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Client service msmpsvc.exe terminating frequently. The service control manager restarts it but it dies again fairly quickly. So far all the servers are running Windows Server 2003 … Continue reading

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SCVMMService crashes on VM creation

I’m using a PowerShell script to create a new VM, based on the code you can get System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1 to spit out. I made a change to the script to try to use some unattended settings to … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2008 R2: Windows Search Service

Just added this to a server with the intention of indexing some NetBackup log files to make it easier to find things in them. Note that Windows Search Service is new with Server 2008 R2, and is not the same as … Continue reading

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PowerShell: Delete a Task Scheduler task

This code allows you to delete a task from any folder within the Windows Task Scheduler, it’s therefore much more flexible (if more long winded) than using the Unregister-ScheduledJob cmdlet which only allows you to access jobs in the folder: … Continue reading

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Janet CSIRT Denial Of Service Briefing

Quick summary of some of the stuff from the short presentation this morning, 15th Feb 2013, by Bradley Freeman and James Davis from Janet CSIRT. There tend to be three main types of denial of service attack, and they don’t … Continue reading

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vSphere client: Performance overview not working

Various things seem to cause this to fail. The error reported within the Performance Overview pane of vSphere client is: Perf Charts service experienced an internal error Report application initialization is not completed successfully. Retry in 60 seconds. In my … Continue reading

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