Monthly Archives: March 2015

Removing a Temporary Template from System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 using PowerShell.

While going through a house cleaning task in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2, I found that I couldn’t remove a vhdx file that was part of a template.This is because the vhdx still had a dependency called “Temporary … Continue reading

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Why America’s obsession with STEM education is dangerous .

If Americans are united in any conviction these days, it is that we urgently need to shift the country’s education toward the teaching of specific, technical skills. Every month, it seems, we hear about our children’s bad test scores in … Continue reading

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Error Deleting Logical Switch from System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012R2 (SCVMM2012R2)

I recently encountered an error trying to remove a Logical Switch in SCVMM2012R2 . The SCVMM2012R2 error prompt was that the Switch still had a dependency and I had to remove the dependency before successfully removing the switch. I checked … Continue reading

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Resolving System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 Error 1602.

My System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 lab deployment crashed on me a while ago. Any attempt to log on prompted the following error ID 1602 : I restarted the SCVMM Service and the SQL Service successfully, but each … Continue reading

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Configuring Date and Time on a Cisco 3750G Layer 3 Switch.

The lower end of Cisco switches e.g the C3750 Layer 3, do not have a built-in system clock mechanism. As a result, the time needs to be set either manually or by an external ntp time source. The configuration below … Continue reading

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