SCOM Part 1 System Center Operations Manager Overview – Managing and Monitoring SharePoint 2010 using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2

Managing and Monitoring SharePoint 2010 using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Part 1 of  5+ Has SharePoint become a vital part of your infrastructure?  Do you fear the day that it goes down?  In this series we will show you how to keep your vital infrastructure humming. You will […]


Boot2VHD-Part 3-Load OS on VHD With OS Already Installed on Metal

Native Boot To VHD (Boot2VHD) – Everything You Need To Know Part 3… In this multi-part video series we will dive deep into a the new virtualization feature built into Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. It is called Native Boot To VHD (AKA: Boot2VHD). This is the one […]


Virtualization Certification Community Study Group–Kickoff 9-15-2011

vTeam Kickoff Brainstorming Session 8/16/2011 We would like this to be a national initiative. We have people in the North East US that are participating. We can still use some help in the North East but we need even more help in other places. If you wish to volunteer your […]


Boot2VHD-Part 1-Overview of Native Boot To VHD

Native Boot To VHD (Boot2VHD) – Everything You Need To Know… In this multi-part video series we will dive deep into a the new virtualization feature built into Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. It is called Native Boot To VHD (AKA: Boot2VHD). This is the one virtualization platform […]


Microsoft Virtualization And Cloud Certification Community Study Group

Microsoft Virtualization and Cloud Certification Study Group(s)     in this post… Study Group Proposal Why Get Certified What Are Microsoft Virtualization Certification Options? Browse Certification Catalog for additional certification options More certification information of value More virtualization and cloud information of value   Study Group Proposal Do you presently […]


How To Add SCSI Controller To Hyper-V Guest Server

How to add a SCSI controller to a virtual guest on hyper-V   We add the controller, add a drive to it, start the VM and initialize and format the drive. If you’re having trouble viewing the video, Click here to download it. The procedures to do this using SCVMM […]


How To Add SCSI Controller To Hyper-V Guest Server

How to add a SCSI controller to a virtual guest on hyper-V We add the controller, add a drive to it, start the VM and initialize and format the drive.     You can download the video below if you prefer that over the embed http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/danstolts/video/ITPROGuru-2011-06-Adding-SCSI-Controller-To-Hyper-V.wmv The procedures to do […]


How To Open Firewall Port 1433 for SQL Server Database Engine For Use With SCOM (or anything else)

In this very short video, I walk you through the step by step process of opening the 1433 firewall port for SQL Server.  I am doing it because I am setting up a new System Center Operations manager server but the procedures would be the same for any other application […]