Author: az

Upgrading PowershellGet 1.0.0.1 to the latest version

This is a part 2 of the getting Powershell upgraded from v2 to v5.1, and PowerShellGet and PowerCLI installed and running on a Windows 7 Pro/Ent workstation. The latest PowerShellGet version as of today, January 2018, in the PSGallery is v1.6.0. It needs to be downloaded to local repository first before installing it.

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Help my Windows Server 2012 (2016) deduplicated drive is gone crazy (not releasing space)

I make use of deduplication feature on Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2016 quite extensively. And, it does wonders. Its deduplication ranges from 10% (wsus content, backup server) to upwards of 55% ( File Share servers and SCCM Distribution Points with ISOs and .wim images, as well as packages and applications). Recently, a case…

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WSUS 2016 error: Report Viewer 2012 Redistributable is required for this feature.

Trying to generate reports on SUS 2016 gives out  an error stating that its missing  “The Microsoft Report Viewer  2012 Redistributable is required for this feature” Head over to Microsoft’s website to download and install the “The MICROSOFT® REPORT VIEWER 2012 RUNTIME”  https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35747 During its installation  you might get another error, this time warning you…

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VCDX workshop notes

Below are the notes I have taken during the NJ/NY VCDX workshop at @iamAntonZ  ‘s place. We had a great opportunity to have 2 VCDX panelists giving the VCDX workshop, Niran Even-Chen ( @NiranEC) and Agustin Malanco (@agmalanco).  You could find more info on this at http://nycvmug.blogspot.com/2016/06/re-cap-of-njnyv-vcdx-workshop.html   These notes are by no means to be used or…

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