Sysadmin Today #39: Sharing Stories

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In this episode, I will share stories about VMware, SAN’s, SQL and more.

Host: Paul Joyner
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EveryCloud
https://www.everycloudtech.com/everycloud-email-protection

QLogic 57810S Dual Port 10Gb Base-T Server Adapter
https://www.dell.com/en-us/work/shop/accessories/apd/430-4412

Cisco Meraki Clock Signal Component Issue
https://meraki.cisco.com/blog/terms-conditions-of-the-meraki-clock-signal-component-issue-replacement-process/

SQL Express Information
https://stackify.com/what-is-sql-server-express/

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Sysadmin Today #26: Sharing more Tech Stories

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In this episode, I share my recent experiences regarding Backup, VMware, SQL & Active Directory.

Host: Paul Joyner
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Remove Stale Active Directory Accounts
https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Disable-Remove-Stale-AD-c826f1c4

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Sysadmin Today #22: Sharing My Tech Stories

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Today, I will be sharing some of my tech stories including Office 365, Exchange, VMware, Altaro and SAN’s.

Host: Paul Joyner
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Exchange Shared Mailbox Slow Performance
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3115602/performance-problems-when-you-try-to-access-folders-in-a-secondary-mai

Tripp Lite Cat5 Based KVM
https://www.tripplite.com/netcommander-8-port-cat5-kvm-switch-1u-rack-mount-ps2-usb-input-adapter~B0720081A/

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Sysadmin Today #18: Tools & Utilities

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In this episode, we will cover tools & utilities and sharing some stories from the trenches.

Host: Paul Joyner
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Supported USB device models for passthrough from an ESXi host to a virtual machine
https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1021345

Altaro
http://www.altaro.com

Hak5
https://hakshop.com/

RoboCopy Sample
robocopy “source” “target” *.* /E /B /SEC /R:0

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Sysadmin Today #13: VMware Performance Best Practices

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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
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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
Usage

MEM Performance for VMware Essentials Customers
https://www.nexusos.co.uk/content/news/blog-articles/tech/mem-performance-for-vmware-essentials-customers.ashx

Performance Best Practice for VMware 6.0
https://www.vmware.com/content/dam/digitalmarketing/vmware/en/pdf/techpaper/vmware-perfbest-practices-vsphere6-0-white-paper.pdf

Veeam One Monitoring
https://www.veeam.com/virtual-server-management-one-free.html

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Sysadmin Today #11: My week in Tech

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In this episode, I will share some stories and tips from my week in tech. This includes Office 365’s Litigation on hold feature, VMware performance tuning tips regarding vCPU’s, running WordPress on IIS and discussing how to develop policies to address phishing attacks.

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Litigation on hold
http://www.networkworld.com/article/3079099/cloud-computing/doing-ediscovery-litigation-hold-and-addressing-journaling-in-office-365.html

ESX Performance Tool ESXTOP
http://www.vfrank.org/esxtop/
http://www.yellow-bricks.com/esxtop/

Next Generation Sync Client | Sync now with # and % in filename
https://hansbrender.com/2017/04/18/next-generation-sync-client-sync-now-with-and-in-filename/

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Sysadmin Today #10: The Dell EqualLogic Show

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In this episode we discuss Enterprise storage using Dell’s EqualLogic platform as well as optimizations for VMware and Microsoft

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EqualLogic SAN Headquarters
https://vmpete.com/2011/01/28/how-i-use-dellequallogics-sanhq-in-my-environment/

EqualLogic Snapshots and Clones: Best Practices
http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/storage/w/wiki/3619.equallogic-snapshots-and-clones-best-practices-and-sizing-guidelines-by-sis

Best Practices for Deploying Dell EqualLogic Synchronous Replication
http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/extras/m/white_papers/20437935/download

Multipathing in vSphere using EQL MEM
https://vmpete.com/2012/09/20/multipathing-in-vsphere-with-the-dell-equallogic-multipathing-extension-module-mem/

Best Practices for Implementing VMware vSphere in a Dell PS Series Storage Environment
http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/extras/m/white_papers/20434601

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