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Install RSAT on Windows 10 1809

Recently updated to Windows 10, version 1809, removed the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) that were previously installed.  This is common with such updates, however, this time around I was unable to reinstall the tools.  After much digging, I discovered that this is because Microsoft has made the RSAT tools a part of the “Features on […]

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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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In Place Upgrade Of Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard

If you have a need to upgrade a server running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard to either the Enterprise, or Datacenter edition, it’s possible to do so online, without re-installing Windows. This not only a simple process, it saves you time. Open an elevated command prompt and type DISM /Online /Get-CurrentEdition. This returns the current Windows […]

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How-To Software Technical

VMware: vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 Update 1

That time has come, when you upgrade vCenter 6.0.  Here are some quick simple steps to see this done. As always, its a good idea to have a backup before proceeding.  In my case I used a snapshot of my appliance. This was done by me connecting directly to the ESXi and creating a snapshot. […]

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Tech Short: Upgrade To Windows 10 by force

So you are running Windows 7 or 8 or 8.1 and you don’t see any indication of an upgrade to Windows 10 option. Here is something which can assist you in getting upgraded in a jiffy.  All you need is the You still reading this? Why? Head over and grab the tool and upgrade. Its […]