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HPE MicroServer Gen 8 CPU Upgrade to Xeon E3-1265L v2

I recently ordered a Xeon E3-1265L v2 CPU to replace the stock Intel Celeron G1610T in the Gen 8 Server.These processors have much better performance and cost a lot less now so definitely worth looking into. I followed the steps in the Official Maintenance and Service Guide PDF below: HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 Maintenance and Service Guide…

Download Latest Orca 5 for MSI MST Editing

I was looking for the current version of Orca for creating MST Transform files. The existing one was v3 so i downloaded the latest Win SDK and found the current version was v5. I have extracted the MSI and associated cab files and zipped this to the following location: https://github.com/1iquk/Tools/blob/master/Orca%20v5%20×86.zip…

Installing Flexera AdminStudio 2018 with SQL Server 2017

AdminStudio 2018 Adminstudio can be used to manage and repackage applications as well as check for compatibility and upgrade readiness. Application Readiness Apps reach end of support so need to be upgraded. Mobile app management requirements opportunity to increase efficiency, reduce costs, minimise risk and manage ongoing changes. Admin Studio…

Install Server 2016 Core as DC, configure AD Account using Powershell

Installing A DC on Server Core uses less resources: Create new VM named DC01 Go through the install Set 30GB disk size Choose Non Gui install once installed type sconfig enable rdp configure name DC01, restart connect to host using rdp type powershell get-windowsfeature Install-WindowsFeature -Name AD-Domain-Services -IncludeManagementTools The below…

Hyper-V 2016 Server using Windows Admin Center and Hyper-V Manager on Win 10

Reset RAID: remove logical drives and recreate. 1 x 500GB, 1x 1.3 TB DL Install Hyper-V 2016 server using iLO on a 3ogb partition Run all updates on hyper-v server Create other partitions during disk setup such as 800gb VM Storage and 1TB Disk Storage Install: Win 10 1803 Enterprise…

Setup PowerShell 5.1 Self Signed Certificate and sign Script

Create a self signed certificate on Win10 and PS5.1 The cmdlet generates an ssl cert for testing purposes. Unlike makecert this cannot be used to sign a driver or an application code. Get-Command -Module PKI New-SelfSignedCertificate -DnsName test.vmlab.local -CertStoreLocation cert:\LocalMachine\My -Type CodeSigningCert View the Cert: cd cert: dir cd localmachine…

Powershell Notes – Advanced Tools and Scripting

Course 2 – Advanced Tools and Scripting Instead of real time we will do scripting Make tools to use and share DL scripts from here: https://powershell.org/2013/07/29/mva-powershell-jumpstart-2-scripts-for-aug-1st/ Steps to create tools with modules inside scripts and clean them up Automate things you need to do again In Win Server 2012 R2…