Monthly Archives: October 2014

Resizing/Expanding a Virtual Disk and Resynchronizing to Replica Hyper-v Virtual Machine .

Hyper-v Server 2012 R2 has added functionality that enables an admin expand the size of a running/online virtual machine disk.In my Hyper-v 2012 R2 environment, I recently resized a clustered virtual machine root volume (vhdx file)via the following steps: Open … Continue reading

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Enabling Jumbo Frames on Windows Server 2012 R2 using PowerShell and on Cisco 3560G using IOS commands.

Jumbo frames are Ethernet frames with a payload greater than the standard mtu of 1500. Increasing the mtu size on a 1 GB network usually improves network performance and efficiency.The following PowerShell cmdlets will help display and check current jumbo … Continue reading

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Eric Schmidt explains how arrogance cost potential Google employees half a billion dollars | VentureBeat | OffBeat | by Jillian D’Onfro, Business Insider The test, he explains, is to ask whether you believe a candidate can work with other people to effect change. If someone comes across as overly arrogant, it could mean that they won’t work well on a team. Instead … Continue reading

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PowerShell Script uses Split() Method to display Active Directory Users’ Organizational Unit and other Properties.

A colleague was trying to generate a report of Active Directory Users, displaying their Organizational Unit and PasswordNeverExpires property status. Normally this should be very simple, but they ran into a small snag. The Active Directory module at the time … Continue reading

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