Add a Pass-Through HDD to a VM in Hyper-V using SCVMM 2008.

Here is a quick guide to add a pass-through disk to a Windows Server 2008 virtual machine running on a Hyper-V server using the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008. The High Availability (Failover Cluster) is not enabled in this setup. The Hyper-V server is connected directly to a Fiber SAN with several free LUN’s. Add a free LUN to your Hyper-V server. Bring the new physical disk online and initialize it. You don’t have to […]


Passed 70-236 exam!

Today I passed the Microsoft 70-236 exam (Exchange Server 2007, Configuring). It was not very difficult exam. As learning material I used this book from Sybex, a home lab running ESX 3.5 U3 with 3 Virtual Machines (Domain Controller, Exchange 2007 and Windows XP Client with Office 2007). And recently I migrated the Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2007 organization at a customer site. Anyway here are some tips about the exam: Learn all basic cmdlets, 50% […]

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Setting IP address on a APC UPS from command prompt.

If you can’t set the IP address on a APC Management Card using the IP Configuration wizard, you can follow these steps to set it manually. For example, you want to set the IP address on a Management Card with 00-a1-b2-c3-d4-e5 MAC address. On your Windows machine, start command prompt and type: C:>arp -s 00-a1-b2-c3-d4-e5 Type: C:>ping -l 113 Now you can use Telnet or your Internet browser to finish the configuration (Default Gateway, subnet etc.) […]