From SBS2008 to Office 365 and Windows 2019

Let me tell you a story... Once upon a time there was a junior admin with a lot of hopes, willingness to learn and full of joy. He did go on an adventure into Windows world. One path he took lead him to a kingdom called SBS. There were 2000 and 3 castles in that … Continue reading From SBS2008 to Office 365 and Windows 2019

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Add disks to a VM

Why Adding a disk to a VM is not a big issue. I can use Hyper-V console or Windows Admin Center or PowerShell. But because I need to do it on a frequent basis and it's boring I wanted to find a better way. Just a reminder - how to add VHD to a VM: … Continue reading Add disks to a VM

Clean Azure AD Groups for Disabled Users

Root Cause Imagine you have on-premises Active Directory synced to AzureAD through ADConnect. You do not delete users during leave process. Those account are disabled cause of various reasons (Jira, I'm looking at you). Now you need to clean up any Office Online groups user belongs to, like Exchange Groups, Teams etc. How This is … Continue reading Clean Azure AD Groups for Disabled Users

Get-EmptyFolder

A quicky Hyper-V clustered hosts. Storage of some VMs migrated from one host to another. On rare occasions migration failed. Reason is now irrelevant. But after this - there are some empty folders left on Clustered Shared Volumes: \\SomeHVHost\c$. ├───Planned Virtual Machines ├───Snapshots ├───Virtual Hard Disks └───Virtual Machines There are also other situation where there … Continue reading Get-EmptyFolder

AntiAffinity Groups in Failover Cluster. Part 4

AntiAffinity Part 1 covers some theory and GUI configuration. Part 2 focus on setting Preferred Owners with PowerShell. Part 3 explained logic behind Possible Owners in PowerShell function. Part 4 (this) will cover the last step - setting anti-affinity groups. Part 5 will describe reporting of current configuration in the cluster. Today is a quick … Continue reading AntiAffinity Groups in Failover Cluster. Part 4

Possible Owner in Failover Cluster. Part 3

Possible Owner Part 1 covers some theory and GUI configuration. Part 2 focus on setting Preferred Owners with PowerShell. Part 3 (this) will explain logic behind Possible Owners in PowerShell function. Part 4 will cover the last step - setting anti-affinity groups. Part 5 will describe reporting of current configuration in the cluster. Today let's … Continue reading Possible Owner in Failover Cluster. Part 3