Tag: commandline

Putty Putty Putty & Windows Terminal

Putty Putty Putty & Windows Terminal

Sam Jacobs sent over a note earlier this week to let us know that Putty has a new version available.  Time stamped March 16th 2019, ... Read More

Installing the Citrix Provisioning Services Console on XenApp

Installing the Citrix Provisioning Services Console on XenApp

-- Great How to by Jacques Bensimon: First, why would you want to do that? Well, besides the obvious ability to manage your Provisioning environment ... Read More

Troubleshooting Tip: Run your Script in the SYSTEM context

Troubleshooting Tip: Run your Script in the SYSTEM context

Aaron Silber sent over a quick Microsoft troubleshooting tip for Windows 2003 servers: Here is a cool little tip I picked up from Microsoft tech ... Read More

No room to upgrade from ESX3 to ESX4 vSphere. Time to Repartition!

No room to upgrade from ESX3 to ESX4 vSphere. Time to Repartition!

I was recently upgrading an ESX host from ESX3.5 to vSphere when I ran into an interesting issue.  The server was built with 36GB local ... Read More

Quick Tips for Troubleshooting vDR (VMware Data Recovery)

After working a couple of weeks with vDR, John Simon sent me over some of his favorite quick commands for troubleshooting and working with the ... Read More

How to Kill a running process across a WHOLE Citrix Farm

How to Kill a running process across a WHOLE Citrix Farm

Don’t know about you, but if you are like me then you would have come across the situation where you need to whack a process ... Read More

Quick DOS tip! GetMAC!

Quick DOS tip! GetMAC!

Aaron Silber showed me this little gem yesterday!  Working with Citrix Provisioning Server lately, I have been up to my eyeballs in MAC addresses while ... Read More

Creating a local disk VMFS manually:

If the VMFS creation on the local disk fails through the GUI, we can create it via command line as a workaround. Putty into your ... Read More

Using ISOs to transfer files to Virtual Machines. [The EASY way!]

Using ISOs to transfer files to Virtual Machines. [The EASY way!]

I love being able to use ISOs with my Virtual Machines.  In addition to that, I love using LOCALLY stored ISOs from my laptop with ... Read More

Upgrading ESX without Update Manager

Once in a while, you have to do a BIG update to ESX and Update Manager (as cool as it is) just won't help. You ... Read More