BG Info deployment guide

To deploy BGinfo on users desktops. Create a share folder on one of the servers Give the Domain Users Group Write and read permission Create a template file with the required information:  Installation Create a share folder on one of the servers Give the Domain Users Group Write and read permission Create a template file… Continue reading BG Info deployment guide

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How to Expand virtual disk in Vmware Server,Workstation, GSX and ESX.

To expand / resize a virtual disk on a virtual machine (e.g C: drive) you need to use the vmware-vdiskmanager utility in Windows or in linux and 3rd party software like partition magic.  To expand / resize a virtual disk on a virtual machine (e.g C: drive) you need to use the vmware-vdiskmanager utility in… Continue reading How to Expand virtual disk in Vmware Server,Workstation, GSX and ESX.

511 vmware serverd service is not running error message

When trying to open Vmware GSX virtual machine console this error message comes up. Resolution: Stop and restart the “VMware Registration Service” from Control panel -> Administration tools -> services.

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Expand Virtual Machine Hard Drive in Vmware GSX server and virtual server

In order to expand virtual machine hard drive follow the steps below. Shut down virtual machine Use the Vmware expand command vmware-vdiskmanager -x 10Gb or the GUI utility of Virtual Disk Factory http://petruska.stardock.net/software/VMware.html#DiskFactory Expand disk using utility Restart virtual machine Install partition software (http://www.google.com.au/search?hl=en&q=partition+software&btnG=Google+Search&meta=) Resize partition. We used Partition Manager 8.0 from Paragon software.

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VMware GSX error “The process cannot access the file because another process has locked a portion of the file”

Virtual machine posted dialog: E:Virtual MachinesServer_Name.vmx Operation on file “.Server_Name.vmdk.REDO_a03860” failed (The process cannot access the file because another process has locked a portion of the file). Pressing Retry will attempt the operation again. Pressing Abort will terminate this session. Pressing Continue will forward the error to the guest operating system.   Error Message: Virtual… Continue reading VMware GSX error “The process cannot access the file because another process has locked a portion of the file”

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Cisco Aironet AP1242 Access Point default password

If you lost the manual for the Cisco Aironet AP1240 Cisco Aironet AP1242 Access Point default password If you lost the manual for the Cisco Aironet AP1240 series then the default password for the Cisco Aironet AP1242 is Cisco

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Change Squid Proxy Listening Port

When installing Squid Proxy server sometimes there is a need to change the squid server Listening proxy port number. By default Squid server listen on port 3128. When there is a need to change the listening port follow this document. Log into Squid Server Go to /etc/squid/squid.conf use Vim editor to change the port number… Continue reading Change Squid Proxy Listening Port

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How to change the VMware ESX server IP address

To change the IP address of Vmware ESX server Console follow the steps: Turn on ESX server Press Alt+F1 Login to Esx server as administrator Type ifconfig to check the current IP address. esxcfg-vswif -i x.x.x.x vswif0 Example esxcfg-vswif -i 10.0.1.3 vswif0

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Cisco Commands List Part 1

Setting the router commands Show version – shows router version  Enable – enter privilege EXEC configuration mode. Configure terminal – enter global configuration mode Config t – enter config mode Hostname – name the device Enable secret – set password Router – tells the router which protocol to use (e.g. router  RIP – router configuration… Continue reading Cisco Commands List Part 1

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