Veeam: File Recovery from Volume with Deduplication

Windows deduplication issue When you want to restore a file from a volume with deduplication enabled, you get the following error messages: Veeam : Copying data from deduplicated volumes requires that the console is installed on Windows 2012 R2 with data deduplication feature enabled. Windows: Error 0x80070780: The system cannot access the file. Cause To …

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DISKPART : delete all partitions

In this tutorial, I will tell you how to delete all partitions from a hard drive with DISKPART. I am using this procedure to remove OEM partitions on computers from manufacturers like HP / DELL. Before performing this operation, make sure you have a backup of the data. Now that I have warned you, we …

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WSUS : recreate the SUSDB database

In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to reset the WSUS service by recreating the SUSDB database on WID (Windows Internal Database) and the updates storage folder (WsusContent / UpdateServicesPackages). This type of operation can normally be done “without too much risk”, resetting WSUS will see us lose the history of updates on …

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Windows firewall, force domain profile

In this tutorial, I will explain how to change the network profile of the firewall on Windows. It happens that after a restart, the profile of the firewall goes private, we will see how to change it back to the domain profile. The connection profile on a network adapter is especially useful when different firewall …

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GLPI: reset the password of the glpi account

In this tutorial, I will explain how to reset GLPI account password. After installing GLPI, you are invited to change the password of the glpi account (super-admin) which has the glpi password. What if you “forgot” the account password and the rest of the user accounts are using an Active Directory that is no longer …

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Windows Server: launch the configuration wizard on an installation without a graphical interface

On an installation of Windows Server without User Experience, that is to say without a graphical interface, there is a built-in utility that allows you to configure the server using a wizard. The utility is called sconfig, to launch once connected to the server, enter the sconfig command. Once the command has been validated, the …

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Linux: extend a partition

Intro In this tutorial, I will explain how to extend a partition on Linux (Ubuntu). This type of operation is common when using virtual machines on Hyper-V for example or on VPS (Virtual Private Server). Before doing anything, you need to make a backup of the virtual machine or the data on it even before …

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Veeam: change the location of the logs

Introduction Veeam backup software writes a lot of logs and they are stored by default on drive C at the following location C:\ProgramData\Veeam\Backup. As you can see in the screenshot below, this represents a certain volume, over 4GB, and if the C: \ drive starts to run out of space, it might be worth moving …

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CRON scheduled task that does not run

In this article, I will explain how to fix the issue of CRON spots not running on Linux. I have been facing this problem to set up a backup script for the site. Execute the command: This command should return you the list of scheduled tasks. Depending on the commands, the PATH variable for users …

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