VMware vSphere PowerCLI 5.0

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=PCLI50&productId=229 Here is a great book : VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference: Automating vSphere Administration http://www.amazon.com/VMware-vSphere-PowerCLI-Reference-Administration/dp/0470890797  

Exchange 2010 Organization’s Health Check

In EMC Console | Select appropriate forest | In action pane -> Click Collect Organizational Health Data. This is pretty good information for any Administrator to start with, for others there is ExBPA. Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer (ExBPA) Microsoft Exchange Best Practices Analyzer v2.8 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=22485   Exchange Server Risk Assessment and Health Check Program (ExRAP) http://www.windowsitpro.com/article/exchange-server-2007/from-exbpa-to-exrap.   … Read more

How to Health Check an Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server

http://exchangeserverpro.com/health-check-exchange-2010-mailbox-server How many times each day do you get asked, “Is there a problem with the Exchange server?” If you’re like me then you get asked this question at least once per day. Of course there usually isn’t anything wrong with our Exchange servers  but once the question has been asked then you have no choice but … Read more

Deleted Mailbox not appearing in Disconnected mailbox GUI??

http://blogs.technet.com/b/ferris/archive/2010/01/10/deleted-mailbox-not-appearing-in-disconnected-mailbox-gui-read-on.aspx This seems to be a very common complaint from the field – Deleted mailboxes will appear in disconnected mailbox list, but these changes it will not reflect immediately. You have to wait for online maintenance to run and complete before the mailboxes are correctly listed If you accidentally delete mailbox and if you wanted … Read more

Use Directory Utility in Snow Leopard

In 10.6, Apple moved Directory Utility to the /System » Library » CoreServices folder; you can launch it directly from there, if you wish.However, the “official” way to get to Directory Utility now is through System Preferences » Accounts » Login Options. At the bottom of the panel you’ll see Network Account Server; click on … Read more

Integrating Mac OS X with Active Directory


Force Spotlight to re-index your hard disk in Mac OS X Lion

Here’s how you can force Spotlight to re-index your hard disk to fix search errors. 1. Open the Terminal application. 2. Type in this command: sudo mdutil -E / 3. Type in your administrator’s password when prompted. sudo mdutil -s / To turn indexing on for all volumes, you enter: sudo mdutil -i on / … Read more