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Cannot remediate host because it is part of HA Admission Control enabled Cluster

Recently my team and I ran into incident with and error while patching esxi servers using VMware Update Manager(VUM).  When attempting o remediate the following error message was shown: “cannot remediate host because it is part of HA Admission Control enabled Cluster” Cause: vCenter Server uses admission control to ensure that sufficient resources are available in […]

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How to Remove Users From the Office 365 Deleted Users

And… its time to purge those 365 deleted users. Although we can wait for the retention policy to do it for us. I wanted to do this “now”. I had wrote the following steps in the past and thought I would share here. [Press Start] To delete the account for one or more users Sign […]

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How to Restart or Shutdown Windows 8 from Remote Desktop

You are looking for a way to restart Windows 8 from a remote desktop session. You have come to the right place. I’m going to help you get past missing the good old Windows 7 method of clicking Start > Windows Security > and Restart / Shutdown. For Windows 8 things have changed. The way […]

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Windows Sysinternals – Auto system reboot

The application is called PsShutdown, and is downloadable for free: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/ PsShutdown is quite similar to “regular” shutdown – the former accepts the same parameters as the latter, but has various additional features, such as logging off users, locking the work station, and foremost: shutdown of the system when nobody’s logged in, or when the console is locked. Usage […]

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The Daily Reboot —

There are times when you had a bad system and know it.  And the action to keep it available is rebooting daily.  While I am not in favor of the reboot, it may be necessary.  So I use the following steps on a pesky Ubuntu server I know. Log into your Ubuntu server and ‘sudo […]