Tag Archive: Windows Server

Jul 20 2017

Hyper-V Dynamic Port Distribution and f5 Load Balancer

Recently I got involved in a mysterious case. Hyper-V VMs face intermittent issues when communicating with f5 hardware load balancer. Let me first describe the network architecture and symptoms, VMs, load balancer, and load balanced services are in the same VLAN and subnet. The case we are working on is SMTP, so we can test …

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Jun 15 2013

How to deal with SCOM fragmentation alerts?

Have you just installed the Windows Server Management Packs only to find that next Saturday a flood of warnings saying that your drives’ fragmentation levels are high? Well, here is how to deal with this monitor. But first, understand that this monitors runs a check every Saturday at 3:00 AM by default, and running the …

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Dec 16 2011

Remove unused computer accounts from Active Directory using PowerShell

I can never call myself a PowerShell guru, but I am currently trying my best to “practice” more PowerShell since I know that it is the future of command line administration. So today, I was doing some regular maintenance to the active directory, just disabling the old computer accounts as a step into removing them …

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