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Setting up Slack for Church

How To Create, Setup, & Grow a Highly Engaged Church With Slack ✨ Slack has become one of the most effective ways to build a community online. Everyone from companies, to hobbyists, to political parties, are using Slack chats to collaborate, network, and have fun. There are a tremendous amount of fast growing Slack chats with thousands of […]

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Unmap VMware | Updated Script

Update: I created a new file that works with powershell 5.0 and powercli 6.5 r1. It seems that powercli 6.5 got rid of snapins so it broke my old script.  I have helped many of my clients reclaim TBs of space and I hope it helps you out as well. The Question Why does my SAN […]

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Remote Desktop connection defaulting to local machine

I ran into this the other day and needed to set the localhost name to the default login.  So you do the following but put the computer name in the domain field.   Q: How do I enforce the domain name in the logon dialog box? Last modified: January 18, 2008 A: By default, the […]

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Unknown VMware Protection Policy

How to fix it: Follow below steps from NetWorker server : ** “Also keep a bootstrap backup. So you should have an online and offline backup in case you need to restore. “. (Take a bootstrap backup.) 1. Make a copy of nsrdb: Open the <networker install directory>/res directory and copy the nsrdb to a […]

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Creation of UPS Printer Fails With Error “Client printer auto-creation failed”

Symptoms or Error Creation of printers configured in Universal Print Server (UPS) policy fails when user logs on. Background When a user is member of a large number of security groups in Active Directory, it can cause to fail to create printers configured using a Universal Print Server policy. Possible error messages In the event […]

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How to take a Tesla on a road trip

Saw this driving on the highway. Thought it was funny. Either he didn’t have time to charge it or was going over 300miles.  

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Windows 10 – Cannot search for Apps in Start

Ever since I have started using windows 10 on my laptop I have not been able to find apps by clicking windows key and typing the application name.   I started doing some googling and found that I am not alone in this. Come to find out there is an easy fix:  Windows Search Service. Seems […]

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No coredump target has been configured. Host core dumps cannot be saved

Configuring ESXi coredump to file instead of partition (2077516) Purpose This article provides steps to configure ESXi to generate coredump as a file on VMFS. On ESXi\ESX hosts that are upgraded to ESXi 5.x, the core file size is limited to 100 MB. In most cases this is not enough to handle the coredump file size. It […]

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2003 to 2012 no SYSVOL or NETLOGON Shares

Problem Migrating from 2003 to 2012 r2 Domain Controllers and after doing DCPromo, there were no SYSVOL or NETLOGON Shares.  Looked at event viewer on both servers.  This is what I saw. The File Replication Service has detected that the replica set “DOMAIN SYSTEM VOLUME (SYSVOL SHARE)” is in JRNL_WRAP_ERROR. Replica set name is : […]

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Mail Delivery Subsystem: Google Apps

The other day I was working on an issue that we could not send email outbound but inbound worked just fine.  Looked to make sure we were not on any RBL.  We are using Google Apps Web Email so it was not a 3rd Party client. The Error: Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently: […]