Month: September 2019

PowerShell your way to upgrading storage accounts

In this blog post, Rickatron shows a simple PowerShell script that will upgrade storage accounts to V2.


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The case of Low Disk Space caused by Goto Meeting – #MVPHour

Hey Checkyourlogs Fans, Usually, I would post about more technical topics, but this one is annoying me. I am an avid Goto Meeting User and typically record many my meetings for knowledge transfer and skills sharing with my clients and colleagues. What happens is every 3 months or so my C: fills up with Goto Meeting temp files. Where they are located is here: c:\users\<Profile>\Documents\Original Inside we have all the Goto Meeting temp recording files. If these recordings have been completed these are just dead files left behind that never get cleaned up. Here is the single line of...

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The Case of Partitioned Networks after Networking Changes in #AzureStackHCI

Hey Checkyourlogs Fans, First off if you haven’t had a chance make sure you come and join us in our Azure Stack HCI (Storage Spaces Direct) Community at . There are currently almost 1000 members on the group, and we have the best support in the world there for Azure Stack HCI. I had an issue that I had seen before, and instead of banging my head against the wall, I thought I would reach out and ask my friends. Within a matter of minutes, I had multiple replies from the community. Anyways, to my problem à Here...

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The Case of the Other (Unplanned) Shutdown in #AzureStackHCI

Hey Checkyourlogs Fans, Today, I was working with a customer, and I hit a known bug in Windows Server 2019 that shows servers as not being cleanly shut down when they are: I was doing some routine maintenance on an Azure Stack HCI Cluster Node and hit this today. Usually, when I see this, it means that the server has had some issue. Now, if it is a bugcheck, it would generally show us more details here, but none the less this is not looking good. There is information online here: However, the suggestion is to modify this...

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Critical Patch Tuesday for 2-Node #AzureStackHCI Customers

Hey Checkyourlogs Fans, It is that time of the month again for patching our Production Clusters. This time we have a critical fix that has been added for a known 2-Node Azure Stack HCI reboot bug. It had been added in a separate August 2019 update and is now included in the general September Cumulative Update. We highly recommend getting this done as that Reboot Issue was highly problematic, especially when taking down my production sites. From the product group on our channel, this has been confirmed to have been fixed. Thank you, Elden, for making this information...

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