While I was trying to update a 12th Generation Dell Server with the Life Cycle Controller, it would download all the Firmware updates from Dell and then the Life Cycle Controller would freeze after this. I didn’t think much of it at first and manually updated the Firmware of other components by getting the files from the Dell Support Website. But when I tried updating the Bios Firmware, it would run the setup normally but when the server rebooted, the old firmware was still on there.
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Microsoft has provided Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 to test for evaluation. For Windows 8.1 you get a 90 day evaluation and for Windows Server 2012 R2 you get a 180 day evaluation. But what if you want to keep testing your software beyond those limits? Well there is a way to extend your trial!
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This is a rare occurrence which can happen from time to time. This can either be caused by a bug in the Firmware or in some extreme cases bad Electricity being fed to the server. The following is what you can do in order to resuscitate your Dell iDRAC 6/7 card.
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Dell Equallogic SANs have an FTP Service enabled on by default. This is normally used to upload Firmware Updates or download Diagnostic data. But having the FTP Service running all the time can be a security risk. You can do the following to disable or temporary enable the FTP Service if you need to use it.
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This is a nifty method in order to properly test MS Hyper-V in VMWare Workstation 10 if you don’t have any spare Hardware lying around.
When you try to install the Hyper-V Role in Windows Server 2012 R2 VMWare Workstation VM, you will see the following error below.
The following is what you can do in order to run Hyper-V in a VMWare Workstation VM.
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In some situations you might have to troubleshoot Client issues with the Altiris Symantec Management Agent. You can use the following Windows CMD in order to completely remove the Symantec Management Agent from a Client Computer.
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I currently drive a 2012 Ford Fiesta 1.6 with Ford’s PowerShift 6 Speed Dry Dual Clutch Automatic Transmission. It is a great Hatchback to drive with all the Electronic and Safety features in it. I really enjoy driving it. If you are driving the 2010 ~ New Ford Fiesta or Ford Focus, there is a high probability that you got it with Ford’s PowerShift 6 Speed Dry Dual Clutch Automatic Transmission. But! It does come with a major issue on its own, which is the Transmission itself!
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It has been a long while but I am hoping to restart my Blog again…… for the umpteen time for the past few years lol. It may look simple but I like simple…….. I hope I will be able to use this opportunity to share my knowledge to other people and for myself as well!
I will try to get more posts out in the near future!