How long can I use my Active Directory Backup

During my daily work I encounter a lot of confusion about this topic. Let’s first discuss couple of basic things about the backup of Active Directory and why it is so important to use a Microsoft supported solution. When we are in a Disaster Recovery scenario and we need to restore our Active Directory...

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...