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-59c58ac7951fa820955819/] 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-59c58ac7951ff714473857/] Reset a…continue reading →