Azure Policy – Allowed Locations for Resource Deployment


Azure Policy allows us to control what actions users can perform regarding creating and managing resources in Azure. We can define policies for naming standards, require that certain extensions be installed on virtual machines, audit various resources for certain … continue reading

Could not connect to VMware Directory Service via LDAP when Deploying New vCenter Appliance



Deploying a brand new vCSA 6.7 appliance results in the following error during the second stage of the deployment.




This problem is almost always caused by DNS resolution. Once you create the appropriate A and … continue reading

Cisco AnyConnect – VPN Establishment Capability from a Remote Desktop is Disabled

I ran into this issue this morning when attempting to setup a VPN on a Hyper-V virtual machine. After an hour of searching the Google machine and troubleshooting, I came upon this solution. 

Upon installation, AnyConnect pulls down a profile … continue reading

Active Directory Migration Toolkit – The RPC Server is Unavailable (hr=0x800706ba)

When migrating computer objects using the Active Directory Migration Tool, you may encounter the following error:

In addition, the Migration Log may show the following error:

This is typically caused by a host-side firewall. To resolve this, deploy a GPO … continue reading

Azure Site Recovery – VMware-to-Azure: Wrong IP address discovered for VM

When replicating virtual machines from VMware to Azure using Site Recovery, you may encounter an issue where the Configuration server discovers the wrong IP address for a VM. This can be caused by stale entries within the infrastructurevms MySQL table … continue reading

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