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Removing a Orphaned Virtual Machine from vRealize Automation

**** ATTENTION !!! **** **** Please be sure to BACKUP any related databases   The following steps provide information on removing virtual machines from VMWare vRealize Automation (vRA). These steps are to be used when the following conditions exist: A virtual machine that is being managed without being deleted from the endpoint. You want to […]

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Install Microsoft SQL on Linux – Ubuntu Server

I recently had the pleasure of installing Microsoft SQL Server on Linux – Ubuntu Server. This was a very straight-forward installed and just works. The following steps are what were taken to install and configure this server. My Setup: Ubuntu 17.10 Server – VMware Template Network Connectivity SQL Server Management Studio 17 – Testing connectivity […]

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Tech Short: TSQL to find Consumed Memory

Poking around in Microsoft SQL Server looking for a way to give me some statistics on memory usage, primarily consumed memory. My first attempt was using ‘dbcc memorystatus’.  This gives me a good snapshot of the current memory status of the SQL Server. It will take me sometime to fully understand and parse the output. So […]

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O365: Forefront Identity Manager & Office 365 DirSync Failing

I encountered an issue where both Forefront Identity Manager and Office 365 DirSync both failed to start. My investigation of this after I received an email from @MicrosoftOnline.com which had informed me that Windows Azure Active Directory did not register a synchronization attempt from the Directory Sync tool. First I attempted to do was start the Microsoft Online […]

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SQL Report Server ERROR: The number of requests for domain\jermsmit has exceeded the maximum number allowed for a single user

It’s always simple when you see a error message you know.  This time its with SQL Server Report Server.  Error Message: The number of requests for domain\jermsmit  has exceeded the maximum number allowed for a single user What does that mean? Well to keep it simple.  The user is running a report which requires far more […]