Windows 10: Cisco ASDM ‘This app can’t run on your PC’
Jul19

Windows 10: Cisco ASDM ‘This app can’t run on your PC’

KB ID 0001574 Problem Whys isn’t Java dead yet? šŸ™ Anyway, I tried to connect to a clients ASDM today, and from my Windows 10 machine, I got the following error; This app can’t run on your PC To find a version for your PC, check with the software publisher. Solution Go the properties of the ASDM shortcut, and look at the ‘Target’ value. Change it to; C:\Windows\system32\wscript.exe invisible.vbs run.bat Apply...

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Load Balance IIS with Microsoft ARR
Jul05

Load Balance IIS with Microsoft ARR

KB ID 0001573 Problem If you have a lot of IIS servers, and want to load balance between them, then you can either buy a load balancer, or use Microsoft ARR (Application Request Routing). Note: ARR does a lot more than simply load balancing, e.g. it can perform caching, and complex web routing, and even SSL offloading. Here we are just looking at load balancing. I’m going to deploy TWO ARR servers in my DMZ, here I’ve got...

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Veeam Virtual Labs & SureBackup
Jul01

Veeam Virtual Labs & SureBackup

KB ID 0001572 Problem If you require a ‘Virtual Lab’ for testing patches or config changes, on copies of your live servers, or simply want to test the ‘integrity’ of your backups, then this is the post for you! Licence Requirements: SureBackup and On Demand Sandbox require Enterprise Plus Veeam Licensing. Host Licences: Hosts that are only used for SureBackupĀ  / On Demand Sandbox DO NOT NEED Licences, (in...

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Find All HP iLOs on your Network
Jun26

Find All HP iLOs on your Network

KB ID 0001571 Problem I had to find all the HP iLOs on a client network today, I could have got an IP scanner and then sorted the results for HP devices, but I would have ended up with switches, printers and God knows what else! If only there was a PowerShell command I could use? Solution There is! You will need to download it though, (HPiLOCmdlets-x64,) extract them to your C: drive. Ā  Here I’m installing them from PowerShell,...

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Convert MBR Partitioned Drives to GPT
Jun25

Convert MBR Partitioned Drives to GPT

KB ID 0001407 Problem I got asked if I’d ever had to do this today, I vaguely remember having this problem in the past, but I can’t remember how I solved it. You set the ‘Partition Table Type’ on a Ā disk in Windows, when the drive is first initialised, like so; And the default is MBR, so that usually gets ticked, the problem is MBR only supports disks up to 2TB in size. Now if it’s just a new disk, with...

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