Public Key Infrastructure part 1 – Introduction to encryption and signature

Public Key Infrastructure Part 1 – introduction to encryption and signature Public Key Infrastructure Part 2 – main components Public Key Infrastructure Part 3 – implement a PKI with Active Directory Certificate Services Public Key Infrastructure Part 4 – Configure CRL Public Key Infrastructure Part 5 – Registry key, certutil and Active Directory Public Key Infrastructure Part 6 – Manage ...

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Monitor Data Protection Manager with SCOM

System Center Operation Manager (SCOM) is able to monitor Data Protection Manager. SCOM enables to monitor DPM status, protection group health or storage pool states. To monitor DPM in SCOM, just follow these three steps: Import DPM management packs in SCOM; Install central console on Management server; (Optional) Install central console on your console servers. Import DPM management packs in ...

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Use a dedicated network for Data Protection Manager

Make a backup consumes a lot of bandwidth especially when Bare-Metal protection is used. This is why dedicated network are used to avoid network congestion on the production network. Data Protection Manager is able to use a dedicated network to make backups. But it is little touchy because DPM needs DNS resolution of servers on the dedicated network. Usually on ...

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Prepare a VM Template for fast deployment in VMM 2012R2

Most of the time, when a Virtual Machine (VM) is deployed, there are some manual configuration as IP settings, System Center Agent parameters etc. Most settings can be set automatically but it take some time to prepare a template that enable fast deployment with the minimum of manual tasks. Prepare a good template enable also a reliable deployment because without ...

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AlwaysOn Availability Groups Creation

SQL Server 2012/2014 AlwaysOn Availability Groups: Article Summary Part 1 – AlwaysOn Introduction Part 2 – AlwaysOn Design Part 3 – Install and Configure Windows Server 2012 R2 in Core mode Part 4 – WSFC Cluster Creation Part 5 – Install SQL Core on Windows Core Server Part 6 – AlwaysOn Availability Groups Creation Part 7 – AlwaysOn Availability Groups ...

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VM network issue in VMM 2012R2 with IPAM integration

This week two colleagues (“Pitchou” and “Loulou”) and me stumbled on an VM Network issue in VMM 2012R2 with IPAM integration. All VM Subnets associated with IP Pools indicated “VM Subnet has been marked for deletion by the network administrator“. We realized that when we wanted to live migrate a virtual machine. When we were on rating host’s screen on ...

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