How-to Disable User Account Control (UAC) in Windows – Three Ways To Do It

How to disable User access control via GPO

UAC aka User Account Control has been here since Vista and it’s been hated by the end users and admins all over. It’s one of the first things that users asking to deactivate when setting up a desktop for someone or in VDI deployments when optimizing the master image. User account control = pain. So [...]

How-to install vSphere Client on Domain Controller or Use a Workaround

How-to install vSphere Client on Domain Controller

By default it’s just not possible. The installation of the vSphere Client fails with a message saying the as a requirements the management station has to be running XP SP2 and not a domain controler. There might be a situations where in some very small shops you find a single ESXi box with a single [...]

How to Add Padding and Border to Images in WordPress

TinyMCE Advanced

Since the release of WordPress 3.9 the advanced options for images are gone. It’s no longer possible to use the previous options which allowed to put margins and padding, or image border. In the old version you click on an image, click advanced settings and here you go, you can edit image properties – border, vertical space, [...]

How-to check Queue Depth Of Storage Adapter or Storage Device

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My VSAN lab uses Dell h310 with queue depth 25. A low VM count with low contention should be fine. I know, but they were on VMware HCL and they were cheap on eBay. While the adapters works out of the box, they had an issue – deactivating one memory channel, which I solved. Recently I found [...]

Trust Relationship Between Workstation and Domain Fails – fix without double reboot

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Usually it can hapend after restore operation. You restore an older VM and the Windows VM can’t authenticate with the domain because the Trust Relationship between workstation and domain fails. You can see a nice error saying that “The Trust Relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed”. It can also happens if you restore [...]

How-to Change or Disable Session Timeout in LogInsight

How-to Change or disable LogInsight default timeout session

VMware has released Loginsight 2.0 product last week. As I’m testing the product in my lab I was looking on How-to Change or Disable Session Timeout in LogInsight. If not, I think it’s like 30 min by default or something like that. You can do it similar way that I did it in vCOPS where [...]