Get more performance in VMWARE Converter!

By | 25/09/2015

By default, the VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.x default the converter worker encrypts the data stream using SSL. Encrypting the traffic increases security, but it can decrease performance. This article provides steps to disable SSL encryption in VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.x. To disable SSL encryption: Take a backup of the converter-worker.xml file. By default,… Read More »

IMPORTANT: vSphere 6 Update 1 and VEEAM 8.0

By | 24/09/2015

With the release of vSphere 6 Update it, SSLv3 will be disabled on all your ESXi hosts, that means that VEEAM can no longer backup theese servers, because they use SSLv3, VEEAM states that they will release Veeam B&R V8 Update late september. Read more and find a workaround here: http://www.veeam.com/kb2063

Various nice-to-have powershell commands for Exchange

By | 23/09/2015

Get and output of all mailboxes, sorted by size, with items:

Paul Cunningham’s health check script for 2010/2013: Generate Health Report for an Exchange Server 2010/2013 Environment Public Folders: Get a list of all mail enabled folders:

 

Exchange 2013: Public Folder Migration

By | 22/09/2015

Here is some great articles i found, in the process of migrating public folders from legacy Exchange servers, to Exchange 2013 (More links will be added): Nice article from Tony’s blog: http://thoughtsofanidlemind.com/2013/12/13/migration-modern-public-folders/ “Legacy Public Folder remnants in Exchange 2013 cause “The Microsoft Exchange Administrator has made a change…” prompt”: https://exchangemaster.wordpress.com/2014/07/11/legacy-public-folder-remnants-in-exchange-2013-cause-the-microsoft-exchange-administrator-has-made-a-change-prompt/

Fixing Leading and Trailing Whitespace in Exchange Objects

By | 22/09/2015

Source: http://www.expta.com/2010/03/fixing-leading-and-trailing-whitespace.html You must remove all the leading and trailing spaces from Exchange 2000/2003 user names, group names, and Public Folder names prior to migrating them to Exchange 2007 or Exchange 2010.  Previous versions of Exchange and Outlook would let you create these objects, usually by accident.  Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010 have strict conformance rules that… Read More »

Sophos UTM: Update the UTM through the Shell

By | 21/09/2015

Source: https://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/115025.aspx It is recommended that all UTM users update their systems regularly. While there is usually no issue during an update, sometimes an update can have errors. This is an article to assist when having update problems. Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Astaro Security Gateway/Sophos UTM Operating systems V7, V8, V9 What… Read More »