KB2552033 – Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Srv2.sys Driver Hotfix

Some Windows 2008 R2 servers may experience Reboot problem. If these servers are using File Share or SMB v.2, srv2.sys may cause this problem. Srv2.sys driver is root cause of this problem. This is SMB 2.0 server driver. You can download hotfix KB2552033 for Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 with your own risk until Microsoft officially release… Read More »

VMware vSphere 5 features a new ESXi firewall

VMware vSphere 5 features a new ESXi firewall that you can configure though the vSphere Client or command line. The addition brings a feature to ESXi 5 that was previously found only in the recently discontinued ESX hypervisor. VMware argued that ESXi didn’t require a firewall, because the lightweight hypervisor had hardly any services or… Read More »

How to Install SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 for Data Protection Manager 2010

A System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010 installation includes two primary tasks: installing the DPM prerequisite software and installing the DPM application. The DPM Setup Wizard guides you through the process of specifying the DPM installation settings, and automatically installs the prerequisite software as part of an integrated DPM installation process. Important Note: DPM 2010 is… Read More »

How to Install VMware vCenter Server 5.1 U1 with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server 2012

it’s possible to install vCenter Server on Windows Server 2012. Also a Microsoft SQL 2012 is supported as an external database. Since the vSphere 5.1, the architecture of vCenter has changed and another database is present – SSO (single sign on database). So there are three databases for vCenter: VMware vSphere 5.1 Single Sign-On VMware vSphere… Read More »