Sysadmin Today #60: Taking over a Network

In this episode, I am going to share my recent experience with taking over a network, POE Switching, Joining a workstation to the domain and Office 365 Audio Conferencing.

Host: Paul Joyner

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Reset domain administrator password

How to Inject Drivers into a Windows WIM/ISO Install Image?

How to allow/prevent domain users from join workstations to domain?

Audio Conferencing in Office 365

Set up Audio Conferencing for Microsoft Teams

Getting phone numbers for your users

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Sysadmin Today #14: Server & Network Maintenance

In this episode, we will review setting up a maintenance and renewal schedule. This will include Server, SAN, Network, AD, OS and Application maintenance.

Host: Paul Joyner

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Maintenance Checklist

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Replmon & Repadmin Info

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Sysadmin Today #13: VMware Performance Best Practices

In this episode, I discuss best practices for setting up and maximizing a VMware environment. Including CPU, Memory, Storage and Network optimizations.

Host: Paul Joyner

Disk Performance
Device Latency not to exceed 25ms | Kernel & Queue Latency not to exceed 2ms | Total latency not to exceed 27ms
Counters to use:
Queue command latency
Physical device read latency
Command latency
Kernel command latency
Kernel read latency
Bus resets
Queue read latency
Physical device write latency

Network Performance
Look for dropped packets, usage in KBPS, check for errors on the physical switch port.
Counters to use:
Data receive rate
Data transmit rate
Receive packets dropped
Transmit packets dropped

MEM Performance for VMware Essentials Customers

Performance Best Practice for VMware 6.0

Veeam One Monitoring

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