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Deploy Template Using VMware Guest Customization Specification

Using templates save you lots of time when it comes to deploying virtual machines. And if you are looking to get a slight edge on your deployments in lab or production using customization specifications may be the way you want to go. Here are some quick steps to deploy using this method:   From the […]

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Remove Wireless Profiles in Windows 10

Similar to my previous post ‘Windows 8: Remove Old Wireless Network Profiles‘ the following are steps which can be preformed in both the command prompt or PowerShell prompt. Task: Clean up all wireless profiles in Windows 10 Requirements: PowerShell or Command Prompt Elevated Privileges Steps: Open, a PowerShell prompt or Command prompt as Administrator Enter netsh wlan show profiles […]

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Tech Short: Using PowerShell to join Computer to AD Domain

Working on a server installation I decided to use a simple yet effective power-shell command to join a Windows Server 2012/R2 system to our domain. For the sake of brevity lets just show you. Requirements: Admin access to the computer/server you are joining to the domain along with permissions in the AD domain to join […]

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Tech Short: PowerShell: Networking Diagnostics

Listen ‘tracert’ its not you, its me…  I am not ending my long term relationship with the diagnostic tools which I have used for many years now.  I am just exploring others, and in doing so going on a “break”. I recently starting using PowerShell more often and wondered is there a tool which can do […]

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Tech Short: Change Password VMware vCenter 6

The day would come where I would need to change my password in vCenter… Today was that day; Thankfully vCenter places am informative notice of your expiring password. Here is how you can change your password using vCenter 6: Log into vCenter 6 Click Home. Click Administration. Click Single Sign-On > Users and Groups. Click the Users […]