Microsoft

Creating a SCOM MP using the Authoring Console

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When setting up monitors, I have found that the toolset provided to me in the SCOM Admin console doesn’t provide me with all the necessary functions desired. Specifically, if I want to monitor a service, I have the option of using the service monitoring wizard – this doesn’t provide much flexibility for future configuration, doesn’t […]

SQL

Report Server log file growing nonstop

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Last friday I was alerted to the log drive filling up on a SQL 2005 server. I looked into it and found that my SQL Report Services log file (ReportServer_Log.LDF) was increasing in size and filling up the drive.My first thought was to simply shrink the file via SQL Server Management Studio – select the […]

Microsoft

Setting up DOS in a Windows VPC 2007

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Microsoft has “officially” discontinued support for MSDOS under virtual PC, which makes it difficult for us to enjoy our old DOS games (like MechWarrior). However, most of the support files for DOS are still included on the VPC additions ISO, and we just need a little tweaking to make it work. I reviewed the “Dos […]