VxRail monitoring and management options

VxRail monitoring and management options

VxRail monitoring and management Recently I've been tasked with setting up VxRail monitoring for a Dell EMC VxRail Hyper–converged Infrastructure Appliance. Even though I've succeeded setting this up, it was has not been a smooth sail. Therefore, I've written this blog to help you setup monitoring for VxRail. Setup VxRail…continue reading →
Crack passwords using Hashcat and Azure

Crack passwords using Hashcat and Azure

Intro to Azure GPU password cracking using Hashcat When you have to crack password hashes GPU's are usually a-lot faster then CPU's. GPU's are more suitable for this kind of work because they are designed to perform work in parallel. A GPU has more 'cores' than a CPU that can…continue reading →

Fixing: "'NanoServerPackage' cannot be installed because the catalog signature in 'NanoServerPackage.cat' does not match the hash"

Today I was deploying Windows Server 2016 - Nano Server in Azure. After the deployment I wanted to install the IIS packages but I ran into the following error-message: The module 'NanoServerPackage' cannot be installed because the catalog signature in 'NanoServerPackage.cat' does not match the hash generated from the module.…continue reading →
Shrink Direct Access Database using PowerShell.

Shrink Direct Access Database using PowerShell.

We recently ran into an issue where the a system was running out of space on the system-drive. After initial investigation we've discovered that Direct Access Database Windows Internal Database was consuming a lot of drive-space on a system-drive. Below I will explain how to shrink Direct Access database In…continue reading →
PowerCLI one-liner to validate ESXi root passwords.

PowerCLI one-liner to validate ESXi root passwords.

Below is a PowerCLI one-liner you can use to validate if all your root passwords are what you expect them to be. [crayon-5a322c6cc5899084552239/] Example output: Reset a known password over PowerCLI. Below is a short code snippet to help you change your root password on ESXi hosts. [crayon-5a322c6cc589e632093555/] Reset a…continue reading →
Getting started with AppVeyor.

Getting started with AppVeyor.

AppVeyor is a Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment tool that's aimed for .NET developers. In this blog-post I'll take you through the basics for setting up your first Project. We will be building, testing and deploying a PowerShell Module to the PowerShell Gallery using AppVeyor and GitHub. Getting started. Before…continue reading →
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