Category: Systems

Jan 11

Spectre & Meltdown: Patch Virtual Machine (Guest OS) too!

Updated (January 24, 2018): Spectre and Meltdown – Patches are being recalled by VMware & Dell EMC – Veeam’s feedback _____________ Hello, I will not explain to you the implications what Specter or Meltdown on a security level. Basically, there are a lot of articles that you can read with many different opinions… Especially about …

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Jul 28

Hyper-V upgrade from Windows 2012 R2 to 2016

Hyper-V is the Microsoft’s virtualization platform that allows creating virtual infrastructures under Windows and/or Linux. Virtualization makes it possible to cohabit in isolation several operating systems on the same physical server (Hypervisor). Virtualization takes place on the same hardware platform after installing specific software – hypervisor. The hypervisor is an additional layer between physical and …

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Apr 19

Microsoft VSS and Veeam B&R

Microsoft’s Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) is Windows’ built-in infrastructure for application backups. As a native Windows service, VSS facilitates creating a consistent view of application data during the course of a backup. VSS relies on coordination between VSS requestors, writers and providers for quiescence, or “to make quiet,” a disk volume, so that a …

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Nov 09

Server Manager dans Windows 8

Afin de simplifier la gestion des serveurs à distance, il est possible de télécharger et d’installer les outils d’administration de serveur distant pour Windows 8. Effectivement, les outils incluent le « Server Manager » (« Gestionnaire de serveur »), la « Microsoft Management Console » (MMC), les consoles, les fournisseurs et les applets de commande Windows PowerShell, ainsi que certains outils en ligne de …

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