PowerShell 3.0 – Shell from Future

PowerShell 3.0 is shipped with Windows 8. We are still experiencing some of the great features of Windows Server 8, but PowerShell 3.0 also brings many new features. Thanks to PowerShell Product Team for such a great innovation. In this blog post, I will discuss about some of simplified syntaxes. PowerShell Integrated Script Environment has … Continue reading PowerShell 3.0 – Shell from Future

SQL Server 2012 Cluster Upgrade error 11004

While upgrading from previous SQL Server versions (2005, 2008 or 2008 R2) to new SQL Server 2012, during setup, you might encounter the following error: "Failed to copy registry settings for SQL Server Network Interfaces from machine 'Cluster Node X' to machine 'LocalMachine'. Error 11004" When you look up error "11004" you will find that … Continue reading SQL Server 2012 Cluster Upgrade error 11004

New Microsoft Certifications–to the next level!

Put your skills against the test, stay relevant, get a salary increase, and be motivated towards a goal! Microsoft Certifications are continually updated, to help you keep your skills up to date in an ever-changing global IT environment. Microsoft Certifications are always kept current with more streamlined, solutions-based certification paths covering the latest trends in … Continue reading New Microsoft Certifications–to the next level!

Walkthrough SharePoint 2010 Workflow Visualization

Introduction SharePoint 2010 is a powerful platform that provides many useful features that help us in our day to day activities. As I was working in one of the projects I came along a challenge of implementing out of the box workflows, so I considered to explore the option of using one of the new features … Continue reading Walkthrough SharePoint 2010 Workflow Visualization

Migrating Windows 2003 Enterprise Certificate Authority to Windows 2008 R2 based CA

Organizations have different reasons and requirements for upgrading or migrating to Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS). They include: An existing, properly implemented, and operating public key infrastructure (PKI) may require an upgrade to a newer Windows version to make use of new features. Organizations may need to change or optimize their existing PKI. For … Continue reading Migrating Windows 2003 Enterprise Certificate Authority to Windows 2008 R2 based CA

Windows Server 8 – Manage Hyper-V 3.0 with PowerShell

One of the major feature of Windows Server 8 is Hyper-V 3.0 This new version of Microsoft virtualization platform brings great improvements and features. In this blog post we’ll cover a couple of Windows Server 8 Hyper-V PowerShell command lets. Using PowerShell cmdlet will reduce most of day-to-day administrative tasks. Open Windows PowerShell ISE and … Continue reading Windows Server 8 – Manage Hyper-V 3.0 with PowerShell

Building Configuration Manager 2012 Hierarchy – Part 4 Deploying Tier 3 Secondary Site

In my previous blog article Building Configuration Manager 2012 Hierarchy – Part 3 Deploying Tier 2 Primary Site, we went over the required steps to deploy the first primary site in the hierarchy. To have more than one primary site, you will need to make sure your hierarchy contains a Central Administration Site (CAS). More … Continue reading Building Configuration Manager 2012 Hierarchy – Part 4 Deploying Tier 3 Secondary Site