Category: Windows

Solving missing MSVCR71.dll issues

IIS relies on libraries with functions to host ASP.NET, PHP and other types of web applications. MSVCR71.dll is one of them (It is needed for PHP to run on IIS...

Speeding Up Microsoft Cluster Failover Tips-n-Tricks

Speeding Up Failover Tips-n-Tricks Failover clustering is one of the greatest high availability feature provided by Microsoft in Windows Servers to reduce any application or service downtime. And MS has...

Windows server reboot issues due to registry bloat over 2 GB

We might have seen server is unable to reboot or it remains in black screen and don’t comes up. Sometimes you will see RQL (Registry Quota Limit) error code ....

Top Best Methods to Update VMTools

VMTools are very necessary for Guest OS functionality, so they always needed to be updated. We have seen updating vmtools resolves many performance issues with regards to the Virtual Machine....

How to Change the Default Pathing Policy of an ESXi Host with PowerCLI Script?

Below is the PowerCLI scipt to change the multipathing policy for an ESXi Host.

How to Determine the current pNIC / standard switch uplink a VM is using by PowerCLI script?

In PowerCLI we have the Get-EsxTop, which retrieves the values displayed by esxtop. Indirectly this script is using certain values of esxtop command to get the exact input. IM NOTE: Please...

How to change DNS and WINS servers values on multiple Windows Machines?

Just think if your DNS and WINS server got changed and you as a Systems Administrator needs to upgrade the same on multiple windows servers/machines. Below Powershell script can help...

How to Lower down EVC mode from Ivy to Sandybridge for an ESXi Cluster?

EVC is Enhanced vMotion Compatibility feature which works with family of processors in a single group for same CPU Manufacturer, which allows virtual machines (VMs) to move between ESX/ESXi hosts on different CPUs. After...

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