An opportunity to dive into Tableau has presented itself. Desktop and Server is setup and I've been training & playing with it. Pretty cool. Business Intelligence with Tableau...... Is it a supplemental sidecar for reporting or the future? Either way, I am happy to get the chance to dive in. It seems to be a… Continue reading Tableau
This was an inspirational 8 week course that I will never forget. Very powerful principles!
Below are Steps taken to migrate from perpetual office 2010 to Office 365 at a small business. Overall, the project is to migrate a small business from a perpetual office license model to subscription Office 365. We need to give users modern tools and save money! Project Background information: Based on the cost from research… Continue reading Office 365 migration from perpetual licenses -Quick steps taken to get project started….
Needed to spin up a vanilla Sharepoint Server in a test environment. 1.Installed Trial version Server 2019 (just showing what is installed prior to kick off ) 2. Installed SQL Server 2017 Developer Edition 3. Install SSMS 17.9.1 Install Sharepoint 2019 New Farm Error! Didn't work!! Double Check Settings? Still not working After consulting with… Continue reading Sharepoint Server setup on trial of Server 2019 (Photo-notes)
I needed a way to create a lab ESXI environment for a Developer to put a copy of his server on the same subnet and frequently back it up. For the books this is definately a non-production learning & testing environment. Solution = Veeam's new backup & replication "community edition" = Free and works fine… Continue reading Developer Lab setup with Veeam’s new “Backup & Replication community edition”
Old (2013) PowerEdge server was not updating firmware through IDRAC \ LifeCycle Controller. Needed to list out my steps of what worked. The document shows the following: Popping off the cover of the server, tech specs, compatibility; wiping the drives, having difficulty getting firmware update,Directions on troubleshooting from my pad & what steps actually worked....… Continue reading Dell PowerEdge R320 Re-purpose for ESXI 6.7 (not quite..6.5)
I had an issue with VCSA on an Essentials 3 host environment. VCSA stopped being backed up by Veeam Backup and Replication Essentials. Figured I'd spin up a new one. Here are the print screen steps that worked for deploying a new virtual appliance and how to migrate\juggle the licenses from old to new. Attached:… Continue reading Deploying a Basic vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 or 6.7
Veeam Backup .vib's growing and misbehaving. Backup Jobs were standard forward incremental with occasional Full Backups and a Retention policy of 14 days. Retention policy not working out. Long story short this was part of the fix: Fix was on https://www.veeam.com/kb1990 ...."Disable Synthetic Full and Active Full option forcing the job to run in Forward… Continue reading Veeam 9.5 Backups issue
Meeting Notes drafted detailing idea for secondary internet line at one facility and the costs associated. We will pow-wow on this: I reached out to Cox to find out about Secondary Internet Line for Newington. Looks like 300x30 Up plan will work via standard cable. That way, as we discussed, we will not be signing… Continue reading Offsite Backup Ideas
I dipped my feet into VMware around 2010 by playing with a standalone ESXI host where I practiced P2V of workstations. After getting the hang of the idea I had to make the case for purchasing some more workstations and VMware Essentials to get hands on experience with Backup/Replication utilizing Veeam. I was able to… Continue reading VMware my early years… (2011 – 2015)