AZ-300 : Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

#Hyper-V #PowerShell #Azure

Now we move onto the harder exams. AZ-300 is them first exam you will need if you are working towards Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert,…

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AZ-900 crib sheet

#Office365 #Hyper-V #PowerShell

I recently took a step back into the world of contracting and the situation I find myself in these days is, if I don't have the cert I'm not even getting an interview. Seems my MCDST from 2007 or multiple expired VCP's just don't cut it any more.…

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Fortinet : Extend admin lock out period

#Fortinet

If you have any device that has an exernal IP the chances are you are used to see attempt after attempt of various alien IP address's…

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PowerShell: Windows Storage Spaces (WSS) health check + email alerts

#PowerShell #Storage

Someone asked me for a way to alert on Windows Storage Spaces (WSS) issues on their home NAS server. My answer was a very dissapointing "…

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Fortinet: Static (unnumbered) PPPoE address

#Fortinet

I recently came accross this very so annoying issue when configuring some fortinet devices with PPPoE interfaces. The client had been given a block of IP's,…

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Powershell: Create random password function

#PowerShell

As part of the auto-provisioning system I am working on I need something to generate secure passwords. This function will return a random password of any…

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PowerShell, Hyper-V : Set VM IP from the host

#PowerShell #Hyper-V

Its been a while with no updates and it's not that I haven't been working hard, it's that I have been doing a lot of stuff…

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PowerShell, Hyper-V: Controlling Automatic Start in Batches

#PowerShell #Hyper-V

In my environment, I have a lot of very large hyper-v hosts and each can contain 100+ VM's. These VM's are partly managed by another system…

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