The Back Room Tech – Page 2 – Serving up the info for back room techs everywhere

How to Split a Windows Image File (WIM to SVM)

by File in: Windows

Are you looking to split a Windows image file (WIM) to multiple image (SWM) files, but don’t know where to start? In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the process […]

Change IP Address in Linux Using Terminal

by File in: Linux

Hello everybody and welcome to another fun article that takes us back to basics in the world of Linux. I know this article might seem too basic, but a lot […]

VMware Troubleshooting: Network Drop Issue

by File in: Virtualization

Hello fellow VMware admins. Time and time again, we have dealt with strange issues which are really hard to pinpoint. One issue I’ve recently dealt with was very frustrating and […]

How to Upgrade Microsoft SQL Server the Right Way

by File in: How-To

Hello and welcome to another detailed article on MSSQL. Today I will be touching the subject matter of doing an in-line upgrade of a MSSQL Server from one version to […]

Desired State Configuration in PowerShell

by File in: Script

Hello everybody and welcome to a new and cool article about PowerShell. This time we’ll learn how to implement DSC by using PowerShell. DSC is basically Configuration as Code, where […]

How to Remove a Hyper-V VM Snapshot using PowerShell

by File in: Virtualization

Hello everybody! I’ve recently done some work on a Hyper-V Cluster and I have come upon a rather weird issue where I don’t have any option to delete VM Checkpoints […]

Brocade ISL Configuration Step by Step Guide

by File in: How-To

Hello everyone! I have recently received the task to connect a Brocade SN6000B switch to an existing switch fabric, so I thought I would write a article on how to […]

Upgrade Windows Server from Evaluation to Full

by File in: Windows

Hello and welcome to another article on Windows Server. This time we’ll upgrade from the evaluation license to the full license so we won’t be limited after 180 days of […]

Automatically Pass WinSCP Passwords to PuTTY (SSH)

by File in: How-To

WinSCP has been one of the most effective and lightweight secure file-transferring clients on the Internet for nearly 20 years. It supports FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Amazon S3, SCP, and SSH. […]

Attach a USB Device to a Virtual Machine in VMware

by File in: How-To

Hello and welcome to another article on VMware. This time we’ll talk about a simple task, of attaching a USB device to a VM in VMware. This article is intended […]