Veeam: Restore/Migrate vSphere VM to Hyper-V
May22

Veeam: Restore/Migrate vSphere VM to Hyper-V

KB ID 0001559 Problem I saw this question asked on EE the other day, and while I’ve done Migrating from vSphere to Microsoft before. I’ve never really tried with Veeam. Migrating and Restoring vSphere Machines to Azure is easy, but what about Hyper-V? Solution Natively with Veeam Backup and Restore, the only way to do this, is to perform an Agent Based backup of your VMware VM. If you are unfamiliar with doing this,  you...

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Locate Your Azure AD Connect Server
May22

Locate Your Azure AD Connect Server

KB ID 0001558 Problem Either you know you are using Azure AD Connect, but don’t know what server it’s running on, or you just want to see if someone has installed it! Here’s how to find which server it’s running on. Solution In ‘Active Directory Users and Computers’ > Search for MSOL > This should display the GSMA (Group Managed Service Account) that is used to run the service* > In the...

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PowerShell Exported CSV is Garbled?
May22

PowerShell Exported CSV is Garbled?

KB ID 0001557 Problem I was exporting a list of enabled Active Directory users to a CSV file for some documentation, the finished article was not what I was expecting; Contents; Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.Internal.Format.FormatStartData ClassId2e4f51ef21dd47e99d3c952918aff9cd,  pageHeaderEntry pageFooterEntry autosizeInfo shapeInfo groupingEntry 033ecb2bc07a4d43b5ef94ed5a35d280...

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ADFS Logon Page: Change Images and Logos
May22

ADFS Logon Page: Change Images and Logos

KB ID 0001556 Problem There are a lot of things that can be customised on the ADFS logon page, but most people just want to change the image, and the ‘Company Logo’. Note: By default the company logo is just the Federation Service Display Name but you can replace that with a logo of you own. Replace ADFS Logon Page Main Image As per Microsoft recommendations; “We recommend the dimensions for the illustration to be...

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HP Intelligent Provisioning Cant See USB Media?
May16

HP Intelligent Provisioning Cant See USB Media?

KB ID 0001555 Problem Life was simpler when we had DVD Drives and a wallet full of CD/DVDs! I was building an HP DL360 This morning and needed to install Windows. I created a bootable USB with Unetbootin and selected a Windows Server ISO, it wouldn’t boot. So I thought ‘Fine I’ll play the game” I pressed F10 for Intelligent Provisioning. After selecting USB media – the system could not see my USB Drive? ...

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macOS: Create an ISO From a Folder
May14

macOS: Create an ISO From a Folder

KB ID 0001554 Problem I had to get some files onto a server today that had no internet access. I did have iLO access, so if I could get the files into an .iso file, I could present that as a virtual CD/DVD drive, and install the software I required. But how to create an .iso file on my mac? Solution It’s a two step procedure, first you use Disk Utility to create a CDR image, then you convert that image to an ISO. Launch Disk...

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