21 décembre 2011

VM Start-up script

ack in Jan 2010 I wrote a script which shut down the virtual infrastructure, this was used to ensure your VMs were shut down and then your hosts were shut down in an orderly manner, ideal for things like UPS shutdown scripts etc. A slight spin on that is a Start-Up script, I was asked by a couple of people if I had one of these, it also becomes more relevant with the vCenter Virtual appliance, no need for HA and DRS rules or to manually search for the vCenter Virtual Appliance if there is a power outage. The script below will... [Lire la suite]
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21 décembre 2011

Using vSwitch CDP with HP switches

In this blog post we looked at the new support for vendor neutral discovery protocol LLDP in vSphere 5. Unfortunately LLDP is only available on the Distributed Virtal Switches and not for ordinary vSwitch. However, for a long time we had CDP (Cisco Discovery Protocol) in the vSwitches, but as the name implies is a Cisco proprietary method. If running Cisco devices this is no problem, but for example HP Procurve has no full support for CDP. This means that they cannot send any CDP data, but is actually... [Lire la suite]
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21 décembre 2011

OWA Cross-Site Silent Redirection in Exchange 2010 SP2

y now, many of you have seen the articles that discussed Address Book Policies, hosting changes, and the Hybrid Configuration Wizard, but deep down I know you all have been hoping that we would discuss the most sought after feature that we decided to include in Exchange 2010 SP2. What’s that you say?  Yes, I know, Tony said that the “new features in SP2 are unlikely to cause much of a fuss” and that there are not that many new features in SP2 (I believe his exact words were “relative paucity”) in his SP2... [Lire la suite]
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21 décembre 2011

Database Maintenance in Exchange 2010

Over the last several months there has been significant chatter around what is background database maintenance and why is it important for Exchange 2010 databases. Hopefully this article will answer these questions. What maintenance tasks need to be performed against the database? The following tasks need to be routinely performed against Exchange databases: Database Compaction Database Defragmentation Database Checksumming Page Patching Page Zeroing --> Please see the rest on the blog... [Lire la suite]
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21 décembre 2011

Lync en mobilité et Clients Lync Mobile

rès avoir été attendu pendant plusieurs mois, après avoir répondu maintes fois à la question, je peux maintenant vous annoncer la disponibilité des clients Lync Mobile et la disponibilité du service associé ! Cette semaine (c’est à dire à partire du 12 Décembre 2011) les clients Lync mobiles seront mis à disposition pour toutes les plateformes ! A savoir : Windows Phone 7.5 (via Windows Phone Marketplace) iPhone (via Apple iTune App Store) iPad (via Apple iTune App Store) Nokia Symbian (via le Ovi Store et les mises à... [Lire la suite]
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21 décembre 2011

Top KB pour vSphere5

Ca fait plus de 4 mois que vSphere 5 est sorti et même si la sta­bi­lité de cette pla­te­forme n'est plus à démon­trer, il est tou­jours bon de jeter un coup d’œil du coté des KB avant son ins­tal­la­tion ou son upgrade. Fai­sant suite aux pré­sen­ta­tions du sup­port fran­co­phone de VMware et d'après le contenu de la ses­sion VSP3867 du VMworld, voici le détails des 10 tops KB pour vSphere5: --> A voir sur le blog : http://www.vmnerds.fr/2011/12/20/top-kb-pour-vsphere5/   
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