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Virtualization blog featuring my home virtualization lab, tutorials, network topology and configuration guides in the virtualized environments.

How to delete the Hiberfil.sys file?

So, how do you delete the Hiberfil.sys file on Windows 2008 server and/or Windows Vista machine? Our Dell server’s boot partition ran out of...

How to use VMware PowerCLI to get All VM Mac Addresses?

Just a quick how-to on using VMware PowerCLI to get All Virtual Machine (VM) MAC addresses, host VM is registered to and VM name. I...

Building Home Virtualization Lab on a Budget

Dell-PowerEdge-SC440After starting couple of projects at work which involved saving money in the long run as well as server consolidation, I went on a quest to transform my home lab into a virtualization lab. Since I already had a Dell Poweredge SC440 server as a domain controller along with mixture of windows 7 and windows XP Professional workstations, I decided to purchase similar dell server and a Network Attached Storage (NAS) central storage to simulate iSCSI Storage Area Network (SAN).

MySQL Backup Script

If you run a website or a forum, you are probably using MySQL as its backend database engine. MySQL is one the most popular...

Firewall, NAT and DNS, reverse DNS entries do not match Error

If you host your own email behind a NAT device or firewall, you've probably seen this issue come up at least once in your...

Debug and Optimize vBulletin with Config Constants

If you use vBulletin forum software, you probably know what a wonderful piece of code it is and type of features, enhancements it offers...

Unable to connect to MKS: Virtual machine config file does not exist

If you have your VMs on an cheap iSCSI storage, chances are you've seen this error before in VMware vCenter: Unable to connect to MKS:...

Got a Virtualization Infrastructure backup strategy yet?

Ever since we deployed and migrated some of our IT infrastructure to Virtualization, backup of those resources, and virtual machines has been a top priority. Once that Virtual Machine (VM) is deleted from the database, there is no way to get it back unless you have another copy of it, cloned it, made a template from it or point in time backup of that VM somewhere other than the datastore it is running on.

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