The Storage Pool Does Not Have Sufficient Eligible Resources
May30

The Storage Pool Does Not Have Sufficient Eligible Resources

KB ID 0001562 Problem When attempting to  create a vDisk in Tiered Windows Storage Spaces you see this; Failed to create virtual disk – Not Supported Extended Information: The storage pool does not have sufficient eligible resources for the creation of the specified virtual disk. Recommended Actions: -Choose a combination of FaultDomainAwareness and NumberOfDataCopies (or PhysicalDiskRedundancy) supported by the storage pool....

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Exchange: ‘Can’t find the Organizational Unit that you specified’
May30

Exchange: ‘Can’t find the Organizational Unit that you specified’

KB ID 0001561 Problem I’ve not actually seen this myself, but it was asked on a forum, and I managed to replicate it on the bench. When working on a user or mailbox in Exchange  you may see the following error; Error Can’t find the organisational unit that you specified, Make sure that you have typed the OU’s identity correctly Solution This happens because you have a ‘Slash’ ‘/’in the...

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Windows Disks ‘CanPool’ set False?
May29

Windows Disks ‘CanPool’ set False?

KB ID 0001560 Problem While attempting to create some Storage Spaces in Server 2016 today, I presented a bunch of ‘new’ disks and some of them were flagged CanPool as false? CanPool simply means the disk it available to be added to a storage pool, Id just removed all the arrays from these drives so I was confused? Solution Just because we’re on Powershell does not mean I can’t go old school! Launch Diskpart and...

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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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