Monthly Archives: August 2012

Lync 2010 Self Study Guide: Videos and Webcasts

 Designing Lync Jump Start Designing Lync Jump Start (01): Overview of the Lync Server 2010 Design Process Designing Lync Jump Start (02a): Designing a Lync Server 2010 Topology | Part 1 Designing Lync Jump Start (02b): Designing a Lync Server … Continue reading

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VMware: The operation is not allowed in the current connection state of the host

Something when I try to power up the VM or migrate a VM to a different datastore it appear the following error. Check the ESXi host CPU/memory status, it could be nothing “The operation is not allowed in the current … Continue reading

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Remove Lync configuration in Active Directory for new installation

Currently I have perform a corrupted Lync installation in one of my test lab. I shutdown the virtual machine and delete the vm. Start with a new vm and new Lync. But when come to topology builder publishing, I encounter … Continue reading

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Lync + AD on the same machine

Some people may want to minimize the resource by trying to make Lync and AD fall on the same machine. Well, there may be a way but it is strongly not recommended, there are 3 main reasons why it shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Enable Lync User with msg “Insufficient access rights to perform the operation”

There are 2 ways of work around.  But first try to use the command method in Lync Server Management shell, if can’t try to AD method as we want to minimize any changes in the user account Method 1: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2466000Continue reading

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Steps for HP Blade Firmware Upgrade

HP Blade Server Firmware Upgrade 1.       Firmware Go to HP site to check the latest and download the following OA firmware HP Smart Update Firmware Virtual Connect Support Utility 2.       Onboard Administrator Update Active OA in first enclosure from browser. … Continue reading

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Backup Exec 2010 R3 Intelligent Disaster Recovery (IDR) step by step

Prerequisites to perform IDR Perform a full Backup of the OS A softcopy OS of the same version that have backup   IDR Preparation Steps Open the Symantec Backup Exec console, Tools -> Wizards -> Intelligent Disaster Recovery Preparation Wizards. … Continue reading

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