Reconfigure your VMs following a vSphere Replication Failover

Unfortunately were not always lucky enough to have an awesome product like SRM to manage DR for us and we have to make do with the tools we have available. While vSphere replication will allow you to automatically replicate VMs between sites, that’s about it… once you fail over, it can be a long manual

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Upgrading SharePoint 2013

SharePoint CU Upgrade process Overview ALWAYS USE THE INSTALL ACCOUNT – It will make your life a lot easier.Download all CU files inc cab files and store in a single folder – See Step 1Backup Everything – See Step 2Confirm there are no pre-existing errors & gather information about environment such as Farm Administrator login

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Check host domain membership

Quick one line list all host in a cluster and display their domain membership status Get-Datacenter $global:DCChoice | Get-Cluster $global:CLUChoice | get-vmhost | Get-VMHostAuthentication | select -Property VMhost, @{N=”Domain”;E={$_.vmhost.Domain}},@{N=”DomainMembershipStatus”;E={$_.vmhost.DomainMembershipStatus}}  471 total views

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Memory Contention & Unswap

In a proof of concept environment i am currently working in we have an issue with significant over-commitment of resource. Memory is currently around 3:1. Because of this we are seeing workloads often hitting 100% with demand significantly higher: During these periods, we can see VMs were seeing significant memory contention % sometimes exceeding 80%.

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