Category Archives: Server IT
If you are cloning a VM that will be getting it’s updates from a local WSUS, you need to delete two keys from the registry. WSUS and Windows (online) Update generate there own client ID in the registry. If you update your VM … Continue reading
According to VMware, screen savers are not necessary for virtual machines and if they are running, they waste valuable CPU cycles.
If you plan to have VM’s that are joined to a domain or if you have a WSUS server and want your VM’s to have access to the WSUS updates, you need to use Sysprep. According to the VMware forums, … Continue reading
I have a server that hosts several VM’s. This server has more VM’s than the available host memory (16GB) can support so I am always shutting down a VM so I can bring another VM on line. I became annoyed … Continue reading
I have a Windows 2008 R2 server that is a dedicated host for my VM’s. I test a lot of applications, experiment with SharePoint farms, and occasionally blow things up. This activity generates a boat load of errors which get written to … Continue reading
When I was installing SharePoint on some heavily STIG’d servers for a customer, I got the following error… Failed to create the configuration database. An exception of type System.InvalidOperationException was thrown. Additional exception information: This implementation is not part of … Continue reading