Vmware Virtual Centre services do not start automatically after reboot

VMware VirtualCenter service does not start automatically after reboot Purpose In some cases a race condition can occur when the VirtualCenter Server service starts before the SQL database service it depends on is started. This article provides steps to prevent the race condition from occurring. Resolution This issue may occur if the VirtualCenter Server service …

Exchange 2010 migration from 2003 – Part 1

Exchange 2010 migration from 2003 – Part 2 Exchange 2010 migration from 2003 – Part 3 Part1: Installation In the example below I am installing Exchange 2010 onto a Windows 2008 sp2 (NOT R2) server. Preparation Step 1: Prepare AD: Raise Domain Functional Level: Open Active Directory Users and Computers. Right click on your domain  …

Win2008 – Deploy network printers via Group Policy

Step1: Pre-requisites Install the “print management” server role Download the printer driver (x86 and 64bit if required)   Step2: Install the printer Open the print management console, right click on printers and select install printer (as shown below). Install the printer specifying the TCP port and the printer driver. Step 3 – Install Additional Printer Drivers …

General Virtualisation Tips

VMware: Before Virtualisation: Make a note of the IP info- e.g. open a CMD prompt and enter ipconfig /all > c:\ipconfig.txt Install the latest version of vmware converter Stop a appplication and database services Virtualising: Run vmware convertor. Resize drives if appropiate and choose option to install vmware tools. I also recommend changing the layout …