System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019 Update Rollup 1 available

The first update rollup for SCVMM 2019 has been release by Microsoft on February 4th. This fixes several issues: Unable to add Windows Server 2019 hosts in untrusted domain to SCVMM. Changes to VM network adapter or VM network overwrites associated ACL. Unable to pull LLDP information on pNICs bount to a vSwitch. Long running service template deployments time out after 3 hours. Timeout parameter can now...

“Watch” command in Windows

These days I needed to be able to check on the execution of a repetitive task. If I would use linux I could use the watch command but I am a Windows guy. So I came up with an alternative – I created a bat file with the below content: To change the duration...

Cool study about cybersecurity trends

Stumbled across a very interesting study “Considerations on Challenges and Future Directions in Cybersecurity” by the National CyberInt and CERT-RO organizations. It can be accessed here: https://cert.ro/doc/CybersecurityRO2019.pdf Take time to read it as it is quite detailed and very long.

Setting the IP address in Windows recovery mode

I had to restore a server and when trying to get to the network to access the backup I had an error saying there was no IP address. I tried running name="Local Area Connection" static IPAddress subnet mask gateway but I received an error: unknown connection. To fix this we need to first run...