Category Archives: Windows

Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

  Amazon FSx for Windows File Server provides a fully managed native Microsoft Windows file system. Amazon FSx provides NTFS file systems that can be accessed from up to thousands of compute instances using the SMB protocol (SMB 2.0 to 3.1.1).  … Continue reading

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Bug in network introspection driver (vnetflt.sys) VMtools 11265 (11.0.1)

Recently we have upgraded the VMtools version from 10.305\10.346 to 11265 – 11.0.1 and we noticed few VMs went to hung status and noticed the below alert in windows VMs. vmware.log: 2020-02-07T12:50:58.182Z| vcpu-0| I125: Guest: vsep: AUDIT: VFileSocketMgrCloseSocket : Mux … Continue reading

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Error while migrating vSphere VMs to Amazon with AWS Server Migration Service

By the help of the link , configured the AWS Server Migration Service and at final stage of the sync it got failed with the error ” Instance failed to boot and establish network connectivity” So we stopped all the … Continue reading

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July MS patch issue and fix

We were encountered  few issue after the July month Microsoft patch KB4338814\KB4338815. After applying the patch users have reported about the DHCP issue and SQL fail-over cluster issue.On few servers we were not able to open the DHCP \ MS … Continue reading

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Trend Deep Security agentless windows 2016 protection

Even-though the 9.6 Service pack 1 was supporting the agentless protection which was tested in our lab, it was not officially supported by Trend and from the latest version Deep Security 9.1 Update Release (9.6 ServicePack 1 Patch1 Update 15) … Continue reading

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Useful links about Meltdown and Spectre

Everyone is  working on to fix the Meltdown and Spectre so just thought of sharing few links which will help to handle the issue efficiently . HP Today HP has released update for System ROM and we can find below link to … Continue reading

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Powercli script to validate the basic vSphere Hardening

Last month I was working in a security hardening project and implemented as per the standard recommended by the VMware. We have to show to our internal security team that  all the vsphere environment is protected as per the VMware … Continue reading

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