Microsoft

HTTP redirect in IIS6

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When you install a web app, it often times installs to a virtual directory, which means that instead of browsing to http://server, you have to browse to http://server/app. It used to be that I would simply setup a META redirect in the default.html page to redirect the browser, I learned today that isnt the optimal […]

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My take on the recent Vision Trip to Honduras

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To properly describe my recent trip to Honduras, I first have to start by detailing my trip last year. Last year we had a work trip, with the goal of helping out at the school and doing some sort of work project. The project we were involved in was helping to build a house. There […]

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Change storage pathing in ESX5

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In ESX4 I used a script to cycle through the available datastore paths and set the connection type to round robin. In ESX5 it changed a bit, so this is the updated script param([string] $server = $(throw “Server param required”) ,$user,$pass)if ($user -eq $null) {connect-viserver $server}else {connect-viserver $server -User $user -Password $pass}$esxcli = Get-EsxCli$esxcli.storage.nmp.path.list() | […]

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Automating multiple RedGate restores

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I recently had the task to do a DR restore several SQL databases using RedGate backup software. The software is incredible and does things very well, but I had to restore 3 servers each with dozens of databases – not something to be done by hand. Here are a few tricks I learned during the […]