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Create Azure Site-to-Site VPN Solution using Cisco Pix 501

Windows Azure contains configuration Sample for Cisco ASA and Juniper Firewall to Create A Site-to-Site VPN Solution , In my Case I only Have Cisco PIX 501 and I needed to build this VPN Solution . It toke me Some … Continue reading

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Things to consider for Live Migration

Live Migration will migrate VHD files that are Directly attached to IDE or SCSI adapters , VMs that use differencing Disk cannot participate in Share Nothing Live Migration , as only differencing disks is directly attached to the IDE or … Continue reading

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Hyper-v Fail on removable media

On my test machine which is an Intel X79 Desktop motherboard , suddenly hyper-v stopped working and I could not start or create any Virtual machines I got the errors  “General access denied error (0x80070005)“ during trouble shooting this issue … Continue reading

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Migrate Hyper-V File based Authorization Store to AD Authorization Store Script

MS Hyper-V implements role-based access control to define what users can and cannot do with virtual machines, after installing the Hyper-V it will always be configured to use a local XML file located at \programdata\Microsoft\Windows\Hyper-V\InitialStore.xml on the system partition. The … Continue reading

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Configuring Windows 2012 Private VLAN (PVLAN)

Among the new features brought by Widows 2012 Hyper-v 3.0 Extendable switch Is the support of PVLAN creation , you can find information about hyper-v extendable features on TechNet , PVLAN are kind of VLANS inside a VLAN a good … Continue reading

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Access denied when Running Any MMC console

A problem that I have faced and it toke me quite period of time to figure out the reason of it. The case was that when running any Administrative Consoles MMC such as Active Directory users and computers , event … Continue reading

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HP EVA4400 Validate SCSI-3 Persistent Reservation failed in Windows 2008 Cluster ?

If have a HP EVA 4400 and tried to Create Windows 2008 Cluster after creating and Presenting share storage to windows 2008 host , the windows cluster validation test will indicate failing of SCSI-3 support on the shared storage present … Continue reading

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