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Backup Exec Exchange backups hanging

Backups hanging and never completing at random place during Exchange backups, despite having been working for a long period previously. On the Exchange server, add the following registry entry… HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\Parameter Key:

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Move Exchange Mailboxes

Lots of reasons for moving, often because you want to delete one of the mailbox databases. User Mailboxes new-moverequest "joe bloggs" -TargetDatabase "Mailbox Database" Get-MoveRequest | Get-MoveRequestStatistics Arbitration Mailboxes Get-Mailbox -Arbitration | New-MoveRequest -TargetDatabase

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Installing ESXi 8 on old CPUs

Boot from USB in normal way. At the initial ESXi Boot menu, press SHIFT-O (letter o) Type: <space>allowlegacycpu=true and hit enter Now, although you’ll be prompted during the install that the CPU is unsupported, it will let you continue. Note – ESXi 8.0.2 will fail to install if

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Installing Windows 11 tips

Unsupported hardware: In Windows 10, mount the Win11 ISO, open elevated command prompt, change to mounted ISO drive letter: setup.exe /product server Use local account, rather than MS account: When prompted for MS account, just make up a random local account name such as AdminUser and it will

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Creality Print on ESXi VM

Creality Print needs OpenGL 4.1 in order to show the model view.  By default, although it slices and uploads to printer fine, you cannot see, thus modify, the model. In VM settings, enable 3D Support, and set 3D memory to 1GB (1GB is Vmware’s recommendation for Win7 and later): For it to

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VMware: Failed to leave the domain . The user or group named ‘\esx^admins’ does not exist.

Sometimes when ESXi loses its trust relationship with Active Directory, you cannot log in with your AD account, and attempts to remove the ESXi server from AD result in an error: Failed to leave the domain <Domain Name>. The user or group named ‘<AD>\esx^admins’ does not

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