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Blog posts August 2016

MICROSOFT AZURE ERROR REGISTERING RESOURCE PROVIDERS CODE AUTHORIZATION FAILED

August 31, 2016 11:55AM

Recently I got new task on providing solution and architecting design for one of the project migration to Microsoft Azure.

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure created by Microsoft for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global networ…

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PART 3 : (ADMT) ACTIVE DIRECTORY MIGRATION TOOL REPORTING

August 29, 2016 08:39PM

I did successful migration of Active Directory objects between domain. It was time to create reporting of migrated users and other AD objects, As I had given access to my other colleagues to AD migration, it was necessary to have some reporting in case if there is any mistake to rectify. Reporting c…

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PART 2 : MIGRATE ACTIVE DIRECTORY USERS TO ANOTHER DOMAIN USING ADMT

August 26, 2016 09:43AM

As below diagram I have few users in Parent domain (vcloud-lab.com) and I will be migrating them to Child domain (child.vcloud-lab.com) using ADMT tool installed earlier in PART 1
 Active Directory migration tools ADMT DiagramHere are some gotchas I found while using ADMT Tool (Active Directory Migration Tool) between Parent and child dom…

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PART1 : INSTALLING ADMT TOOL (ACTIVE DIRECTORY MIGRATION TOOL)

August 22, 2016 09:50AM

Recently I was involved into new child domain creation in Active Directory, and another major task was migrating existing certain Users, Groups, Computers and other objects from Parent root domain to child domain for management delegation purpose. This Users and other AD objects were part of one of …

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ADDING AND ASSIGNING VSPHERE LICENSES IN VCENTER SERVER AND ESXI

August 21, 2016 12:47AM

This article focuses on how to add licenses to vCenter and ESXi server. For more detailed information on pricing and licensing VMWare has provided nice WhitePaper pdf. Its worth reading this official vmware document. On my newly deployed vsphere Productions in the office I was keep getting warning…

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EXTRASPHERE - FREE VMWARE VMOTION FOR VIRTUAL MACHINES RUNNING ON ESXI HOSTS UNDER VMWARE HYPERVISOR (FREE) LICENSE

August 10, 2016 08:50PM

Extrasphere solution is a free analogue of VMware vMotion technology. Extrasphere provides unique technology of VM disks and configuration migration without downtime for a standalone VMware ESXi 5.0+ host. The migration of VM disks is totally downtime-free, while for configuration migration a very …

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PART 2 : POWERSHELL - COPY DSC MODULE REMOTELY USING LOCAL WEB REPOSITORY

August 7, 2016 10:22PM

PART 1 : POWERSHELL - CREATE LOCAL IIS WEB REPOSITORY FOR DSC MODULE 
PART 2 : POWERSHELL - COPY DSC MODULE REMOTELY USING LOCAL WEB REPOSITORY

After building my centralized IIS web repository for DSC Module, it can be used to download modules on remote computer easily and DSC can uncompress zippe…

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PART 1 : POWERSHELL - CREATE LOCAL IIS WEB REPOSITORY FOR DSC MODULE

August 7, 2016 02:04PM

POWERCLI - CREATE DATACENTER AND ADD ESXI HOST IN VCENTER

August 4, 2016 09:26AM

Few days back I wrote CREATE VIRTUAL DATACENTER AND ADD ESXI HOST ON VCENTER SERVER using vSphere web client. That was completely graphical user interface GUI way to perform the task. Now I will be performing same task using VMware vSphere Powercli tool. I have downloaded it from http://www.vmware.…

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