Archive for 2012



Dec 15 2012

Windows Remote Server/NAS Backup Script

Published by under Backup

robocopy is provided with the Windows 2003 Server resource kit tools or natively in Windows 2008 Server. Robocopy lets you copy but more interestingly synchronize data from a server (or a NAS) to another Windows server. Synchronization takes little bandwidth and can be used to backup data over a slow network link.   Here’s a […]

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Dec 04 2012

Hyper-v “error loading operating system” after running disk2vhd

Published by under Virtualization,Windows

Converting a Windows 2003 Server to a Hyper-v virtual machine with disk2vhd tool may throw a generic error on a black screen on boot: Error loading operating system   Needless to say Windows is not even starting. I tried to repair Windows with a 2003 server image, fixmbr, fixboot, nothing works. The MBR needs to […]

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Nov 30 2012

IPTables Traffic Redirection

Published by under Linux

Wether you need to redirect telnet or ssh connections through a server because you don’t have direct access to your final destination or you’re planning a web server migration, traffic forwarding comes in handy in many situations. This is easily achieved on Linux distributions that come with IPtables. Yes, Iptables isn’t just a firewall but […]

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