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Windows Azure Script – Create a New VM from an Existing VHD

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Hello and welcome to another tutorial on using PowerShell with Azure in order to create a new Virtual Machine resource from an existing VHD. From time to time, we might […]

Office 365 Tenant – Get All Users List Script

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In this article I will present to you a small script that lets us get a list of all  users from a specific Office 365 Tenant. The Script: Import-Module AzureAutomationAuthoringToolkit […]

How to Perform an Active Directory Install from Media (IFM)

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The following tutorial will show us how to deploy a Domain Controller using the Install from Media option (IFM). This tutorial will also help you prepare for the 70-742 certification […]

VMware PowerCLI – Copy Port Groups Script

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In case you didn’t see my last article about automating the creation of Port Groups in an enterprise VMware environment, I highly recommend you do, since this second script is […]

VMware PowerCLI – Create Port Groups Script

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Hello and welcome to all VMware admins. For the few of us who have an enterprise scale VMware environment with hundreds of VLANs and servers, setting up a new VLAN […]

Installing and Configuring Active Directory Domain Services on Windows Server 2016

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This is the first of a series of step-by-step tutorials on Microsoft Active Directory. These tutorials are also geared towards the 70-742 exam and they can get you ready for […]

Configure Static IP Address on a Network Adapter using PowerShell

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In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to configure a static IP address on a system that has one network card through PowerShell. This can come in […]

Simple Citrix XenApp Install and Deployment – Step-by-Step

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Hello fellow sysadmins and techies! I recently had a request from a client of mine to deploy a Citrix XenApp environment on a budget. What does on a budget mean? […]

How to Expand VMware ESXi Datastore Capacity

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After setting up a new installation of ESXi on my refurbished Dell PowerEdge server, I realized that the datastore was only using two of the six SAS drives installed on […]

How to Add a License Key to VMware ESXi

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Once you have installed VMware ESXi onto a server, you’ll need to add your license key via the web interface. Otherwise, you’ll only be using the trial version, which lasts […]