CCNP-PRO

Based on the IT journey of Michael Rickert

A lesson in backup testing!

This is a real world example of why you should always test your backups. Approximately two weeks ago while running a backup restore test an error started occurring that would cause all restores of the fileserver drive to fail, going back any length of time. A ticket was opened with Veeam support about the error and troubleshooting began later that…

FR 155 Hornet Drone Buildout and Guide

Detailing and giving quick tips for my FlowRotors 155 Hornet hex drone build. Parts list: 3x3x3 HQ props 550 paracord (green) 1000mah 45C 4S Nano-tech lipos Depinned Frsky x4r-sb CC3D PDB Naze32 Rev6b Littlebee 20A ESCs 3200kv RCX 1407 motors Microminimosd FX799X 200mW vtx 700TVL cmos camera (temporary, replace with HS1177) FloRotors Hornet 155mm FPV Hex frame   The first…

vmware converter 98% error

Earlier this week I had spent far too long trying to get an old server 2003 box converted to a VM. It would succeed in creating the vm, block copying the volumes, and all the rest, but fail at the very end at 98% with a cryptic” FAILED: Unable to create ‘\\.\vstor2-mntapi20-shared\$Reconfig$’.”. After much hunting, and tweaking just about every…