Category Archives: Windows

MLAG issue on CISCO UCS Servers with Arista switch

We were trying to configure the MLAG on the Arista switch on each uplink group of the CISCO UCS ( UCSC-C240-M3s) server . Initially ESXi 6.0 was installed and when we trying to enable the LACP on the dVswitch , host … Continue reading

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Powershell Script to check the DNS Server IPs for the windows 2012 servers in AD.

I was asked to get the details in one of our old environment to get the DNS settings for a list of Server 2012 R2 servers in the AD and If the third octet on the primary DNS server setting … Continue reading

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Various options to enable the Telnet client and other methods to check the port.

In recent version of windows, Telnet Client is not enabled by default and in this blog we can see various method to install the client and to check the port connectivity. Option 1 : we can install it from the … Continue reading

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Powershell script to update the Onboard Administrator firmware.

By using the below Powersell script we can update the Onboard Administrator firmware. We need HP Powershell cmdlet to run this script and download the same from the below link. http://www8.hp.com/us/en/products/server-software/product-detail.html?oid=5440657#!tab=features To run this script we need Update-HPOAFirmware cmdlet. The Update-HPOAFirmware cmdlet … Continue reading

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Powershell Script to update the ilo firmware from the list of IPs.

By using the below Powershell script we can update the firmware of the HP ilo’s from the list of IPs . We need HP Powershell cmdlet to run this script and download the same from the below link. http://www8.hp.com/us/en/products/server-software/product-detail.html?oid=5440657#!tab=features Make … Continue reading

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Powershell Script to update the ilo firmware on the enclosure blades.

By using the below powershell script we can update the ilo of the blade in enclosure in which we can select the specific blade alone to update or entire blades running on the enclosure. We need HP Powershell cmdlet to … Continue reading

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Powershell script to re-point\fail-over the VC to another replication Platform Service Controller ( PSC – VCSA 6.0)

Check my other blog for more information on re-pointing the VC to the external PSC , In this blog we can see by using the powershell script to re-point\failover the VC to another replication PSC. We need cmsso-util to repoint PSC and … Continue reading

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Powershell script to find which platform service controller ( PSC ) is pointing to my vCenter appliance VCSA -6.0

We have two PSCs  which points to multiple VCs running in our environment and always   there will be a question that which PSC is pointing to which VC and there is easy way to find it using the web-client … Continue reading

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Powershell script to find the ilo details of the blade running on HP Enclosure.

By using the below powershell script we can find the ilo name and its ip of the blade running in the HP Enclosure. We need HP Powershell cmdlet to run this script and download the same from the below link. … Continue reading

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Powershell script to find the ilo firmware version with date

In this blog by using the powershell script we can find the firmware version of the ilo with the date. We need HP Powershell cmdlet to run this script and download the same from the below link. http://www8.hp.com/us/en/products/server-software/product-detail.html?oid=5440657#!tab=features To find … Continue reading

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