VSphere tip: removed VM from a datastore cluster but rules still applying to it

Found this issue last week and wanted to note it for future reference for myself (getting old and best way for me to remember as much as anyone:)). So removed a VM from one of our datastore clusters. Now this machine had an affinity rule applied to it which i wasn’t aware of. Interestingly found … More VSphere tip: removed VM from a datastore cluster but rules still applying to it

Enabling logging for troubleshooting app-v issues in your citrix environment

When troubleshooting App-v issues in your citrix environment one of the first usual port of calls will be to enabling logging. To enable Studio and VDA logs used for App-V, you must have administrator privileges. You will also need a text editor such as Notepad. To enable the Citrix Studio logs: Create the folder C:\AppvLogs. … More Enabling logging for troubleshooting app-v issues in your citrix environment

Remote nano server admin : quick few commands needed to get you access to box

Recently was given a project with a proof of concept involving the use of Windows 2016 nano servers (don’t even know if that’s there official title :)). Anyhow as not quite your conventional windows servers took a wee bit of lurking to find what i needed to get access. Bit of background: So Nano server … More Remote nano server admin : quick few commands needed to get you access to box

Quick and handy AppDNA tip: Experiencing locks running analysis? here’s where to release them

Doing some bulk analysis of apps recently and server experienced a crash. After coming back up and trying to do a re-analysis of the apps i got a “task locked” message trying to re-run. Luckily didn’t need to chase up a DBA to release the lock from the SQL console option handily available from AppDNA … More Quick and handy AppDNA tip: Experiencing locks running analysis? here’s where to release them