• vSphere HA host status Cannot find vSphere HA master agent after upgrade to vSphere 7.0u3
    There is a known vSphere issue with this upgrade that is very similar, but not the same as I experienced. My upgrade to vSphere 7.0u3 was successful. Only then did I receive any error messages. vSphere HA host status Cannot find vSphere HA master agent After hours of troubleshooting and a support case that went […]
  • The upgrade has VIBs that are missing dependencies
    Came across this error when trying to upgrade ESXi to a newer version The upgrade has VIBs that are missing dependencies: VMware_bootbank_esx-nsxv_6.5.0-0.0.7119877 First you want to take a backup of the ESXi config Open an SSH session to the host Run these two commands and download the file with your web browser by going to […]
  • VMware Script – Get VMs with RDMs
    Get VMs that have an RDM (Raw device mapping)
  • VMware Script – Get VMs and their IP (from VMware Tools)
    If you also want to get the Guest OS:
  • VMware Script – Get all VMs and their disk locations on a datastore
    I had to get a list of where every VMDK for every VM was located, so I put together this quick script:
  • Configure Azure Endpoint Manager
    This post will show you how to configure Azure Endpoint Manager for automatic device enrollment for Azure AD joined devices. If you’ve haven’t already seen my previous post on how to join a Windows 10 device to Azure AD, that can be found here. Licensing: Azure Endpoint Manager is already included with your Microsoft 365 […]
  • Join a Windows 10 device to your Azure Active Directory
    This post will show you just how easy it is to join your Windows 10 device to your Azure Active Directory (AAD). This post will explain how to do this after Windows 10 has already been installed. This process can also be completed during the install of Windows 10 as well. Let’s begin! Open up […]
  • Migrating SYSVOL from FRS to DFSR
    As an IT consultant, I have run into many domains still using Windows Server 2003 Domain Controllers, or running that functional level (yes, even in 2021). One of the first things that needs to be completed before upgrading the domain to Windows Server 2008 or higher is to complete a SYSVOL Migration. Windows Server 2003 […]
  • Reset HPE MSA 2052 password
    Ran into a customer today that didn’t have the password to their HPE MSA 2052 SAN. Did some Googling and didn’t find a whole lot. So I opened a support case with HPE and this is what they said. Before completing the steps below, make sure to have backups of your data, just in case! […]
  • Force Azure AD Connect Sync to Azure AD
    Azure AD Sync runs every 30 minutes by default, there may be many reasons to want to force a sync if you don’t want to wait that long. Here’s how to do it! Open PowerShell and import the ADSync module: 1 Import-Module ADSync Check current schedule: 1 Get-ADSyncScheduler To force a Delta sync: 1 Start-ADSyncSyncCycle […]