Slow “Quick Format iSCSI” performance

Today I installed a new Windows 2012 server to be used as a Hyper-V host. I attached a Synology LUN and followed the procedure of getting the disk recognized within Windows (iSCSI initiator). As I final step i brought the disk online and performed a quick format (NTFS). But… this quick format took a very… Read More »

VPN Connection BUG in Windows 10

So a few days ago I installed Windows 10, installed my software and went on setting up a VPN connection to our remote workplace. Whenever I install this VPN connection, I create two of them. One of them is with ‘use default gateway at remote network’ and one has this option disabled. In that way… Read More »

AD: user password change: access is denied

A user tries to change his password from his workstation and get’s a ‘access denied’ message. open active directory users and computers find the user and open it’s properties select the ‘account’ tab check if the option ‘user cannot change password’ is selected (if so, de-select it)

Powershell: copy files based on date

To copy files from a certain date to a different folder you can use the following PowerShell command:

Cannot communicate via lync to Skype users

If you want to communicate with skype users through your Lync software. For example you get the error messageThis message wasn’t sent because john.doe@gmail.com doesn’t have permissions on your organization’s network, or because the address is incorrect. Please contact your support team.There are a few things that you should check (or change). First of all… Read More »

Youtube movies not playing full screen in Chrome

I’ve had an annoying problem with chrome (version 33.0.1750.146) which was that I could not play Youtube Video’s in full screen mode. The video would not be full screen (only a part of the screen) and it would stop playing (but the audio kept on going). This problem was actually caused by Flash.If you have… Read More »

SQL: backup / restore DB status

A nice script I found to use when you are backing up /  restoring a SQL database and you want to see the progress.

 

PowerShell: compare 2 directory’s

Comparing two directory’s and listing the differences

  Original source: Jeff’s Blog