Between a bank holiday and some travel, I’ve been unable to post, but I’ve saved up the headlines from those days:
- Windows Server Backup does not work correctly after you perform a bare metal recovery: This problem occurs because the Windows Server backup engine (Wbengine.exe) crashes when the partition information in the catalog is not what WBEngine.exe expects.
- Support Tip – Some or all Cluster resources are not discovered by the OpsMgr agent: If a Cluster has orphaned object entries in ClusterHive registry key, the System Center Operations Manager agent may not discover some or all Cluster resources. This can occur with System Center Operations Manager 2007 (OpsMgr 2007) or System Center 2012 Operations Manager (OpsMgr 2012).
- Enabling Database as a Service with the Microsoft Private Cloud Stack: Now is the time to bring everything together, and summarize some ways to enable Database as a Service with the Microsoft Private Cloud stack! Get the free downloadable eBook.
- System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Support Center Tool Has Been Released: This tool is used to help troubleshoot SCCM or ConfigMgr clients.
- "Unable to execute the embedded application" error when you try to install the Windows Azure backup agent: When you try to install the Windows Azure backup agent on a server that’s running Windows Server 2008 R2, the attempt fails.
- How to configure volume mount points on a server cluster in Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2: This article describes how to create volume mount points on a server cluster in Windows Server 2008 by using the NTFS "volume mount points" functionality. By using volume mount points, you can graft or mount a target partition onto a folder on another physical disk. You can also exceed the 26-letter limitation for drive letter references.
- Hyper-V events at TechEd North America: As you would expect, the Hyper-V team will have a strong presence at TechEd North America next week.
- New Veeam Management Pack™ v7 for System Center Adds Microsoft Hyper-V Support: Veeam has shamed Microsoft by finally bringing us a System Center Operations Manager (SCOM/OpsMgr) management pack for Hyper-V that is exactly what Microsoft should have produced back in 2008-2010.
- Hyper-V Virtual Machine Virtual Network Adapters Explained: A post by me on the Petri IT Knowledgebase
- Default Hyper-V Storage Paths Explained: A post by me on the Petri IT Knowledgebase.
- Azure team at TechEd NA 2014: Here’s a listing of Azure sessions in Houston next week.
- Nadella expected to launch the Surface Mini on May 20th: Yup, an 8" Surface with ARM processor & (rumoured) stylus is coming.
- Meet Office Mix: A simple way to turn your PowerPoint slides into interactive online lessons and presentations.
- How credible is HP? HP’s enterprise backup still doesn’t support WS2012 R2 Hyper-V. Their 3Par is troublesome with advanced WS2012 features (ODX). And blades with Emulex NICs crash with VMQ enabled. Hmmm.
- Get your early bird ticket to System Center Universe: A System Center event run in Switzerland.
- Microsoft cheaper to use than open source software, UK CIO says: " … every time government people compare open source and Microsoft products, Microsoft products always come out cheaper in the long run".
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