Archive for 2012

 

 

Dec 15 2012

Windows Remote Server/NAS Files Easy Sync

Published by under Backup,Windows

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

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Dec 04 2012

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

Published by under Virtualization,Windows

Converting a physical Windows 2003 Server to a Hyper-v virtual machine with disk2vhd tool may throw the following generic error on a black screen on boot:  Needless to say Windows is not even starting.I tried to repair Windows with a 2003 server image, fixmbr, fixboot, and they all failed.The Master Boot Record needs to be […]

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Nov 30 2012

IPTables Traffic Redirection on Linux

Published by under Linux

Whether 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 for ACL rules, but […]

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Apr 16 2012

Slow Opening of Office Files through a Network

Published by under Windows

Your Excel files on remote networks take up to 2 minutes to load? You think there’s something wrong with your VPN or you need to tune Office? Not at all, here’s how to load your files in just a few seconds! I couldn’t understand why my remote files were so slow to open from a Windows […]

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Apr 05 2012

Autodesk Inventor Network Licences in Use

Published by under Misc

There seems to be no tool to check who’s taken an Autodesk Inventor network license. End users keep asking the IT staff why they get no license to run the software and who they were given to. I wrote this tool to avoid useless calls and give anybody the ability to check who’s connected at […]

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