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FAQ 000136 - How to get server memory info via PowerShell
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Written by Dejan Foro   
Apr 20, 2015 at 03:24 AM

 

When planning for server memory upgrades, you usually need to get the following information

- avialable slots,

- if those are filled or not and

-if filled what is the capacity of the module in it. 

 

There is a simple way to collect this info via PowerShell. You can use the following command:

 

 

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FAQ 000135 - VMware vCenter 6.0 appliance installation fails
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Written by Dejan Foro   
Apr 17, 2015 at 05:19 AM

This article applies to:

VMware vCenter 6.0 appliance

 

PROBLEM:

The vCenter installation fails with the following error:

"First Boot Error. Services Not Started"

 

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Happy New Year!
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Written by Dejan Foro   
Dec 25, 2014 at 01:24 PM


Dear customers, partners, friends... 

In the name of Exchangemaster GmbH I would like to thank you all for cooperation during the past year. 
Enjoy the holidays with your families. 
And looking forward to see you again in 2015 :) 


Dejan Foro, CEO 

Happy New Year from Exchangemaster GmbH

 

 

FAQ 000134 - Use PowerShell to check if your servers are online
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Written by Dejan Foro   
Nov 21, 2014 at 02:25 AM

If you need  to quickly check if all of your servers are online, and you don't have a monitoring system implemented in your environment, you can use the following Powershell script.

It automatically generates a list of all servers based on information in Active Directory, checks connectivity to each of them and creates following output:

 

SERVER01 is ONLINE

SERVER02 is OFFLINE

SERVER03 is ONLINE

SERVER04 is ONLINE

 

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FAQ 000133 - Certificate renewal failure - RPC-Server not available
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Written by Dejan Foro   
Nov 03, 2014 at 11:02 AM

PROBLEM

When you try to renew a computer certificate via the Certificates MMC you receive the following error:

     RPC Server unavialable.

 

If you try to test your CA with Certutil -ping you receive the following error:

     The RPC-Server is not available 0x800706ba (Win32:1722)

 

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FAQ 000132 - How to use PowerShell to collect information about user objects in Active Directory
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Written by Dejan Foro   
Oct 15, 2014 at 03:44 AM

This article applies to:
Windows Server 2008 R2

In this article I will showcase how to use PowerShell to gather information about User objects in Active Directory.


Collecting information about Active Directory objects like Forest, Domains, Sites and Domain controllers is is given in a separate article FAQ 000127 - How to use PowerShell to collect information about your Active Directory infrastructure

In order to be able to work with Active Directory PowerShell commands you will need the Active Directory PowerShell module which comes as a part of Active Directory management tools installation.


To check if PowerShell module for Active Directory is installed on the local machine use (comes with Active Directory management tools):
     Get-Module -ListAvailable
If the ActiveDirectory module is listed you can load it by using the following command:
     Import-Module ActiveDirectory

 

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