Problem EVERY VMware Job in Veeam failed with the following error, (for every Guest VM); Processing SERVER-NAME Error: Failed to open VDDK disk [[DATASTORE-NAME] SERVER-NAME/SERVER-NAME.vmdk] ( is read-only mode – [true] ) Logon attempt with parameters [VC/ESX: [ESXi-SERVER-NAME.DOMAIN-NAME.COM];Port: 443;Login: [[email protected]];VMX Spec: [moref=vm-231];Snapshot mor: [snapshot-288575];Transports: [san];Read Only: [true]] failed because of the following errors: @Failed to open disk for read.[…]
Turning a BT HomeHub 5 into a Gigabit Switch – So I got a bit bored with this one and decided to have a play around with an old BT HomeHub 5 and turning it into something useful like a Gigabit switch as it’s useless at anything else with routing! Doing this is actually very[…]
Closing Tabs using Keyboard Shortcut Google Chrome – Are you one of those users like me that’s lazy and hates reaching for the mouse. Well a quick tip. Pressing Ctrl + W Will close the tab you are currently in, inside Google Chrome.
Updated (2019) Setup CloudFlare with NameCheap cPanel Hosting. Following on from a previous post of mine (Setup CloudFlare with NameCheap cPanel Hosting). It looks as though Namecheap have updated their process for adding external domains that aren’t using the NameCheap DNS/Nameservers. You’ll now be able to add your domain much easier. Add your domain to[…]
SSIS Packages won’t run as jobs – “Login failed. The login is from an untrusted domain and cannot be used with Windows authentication. I recently found this out after Decommissioning a SQL server and moving the SQL Jobs to a newer SQL Server. I had setup a DNS alias for the server move to make[…]
Problem After restoring a Microsoft SQL Server database on a different machine, you cannot access the database until you fix the permissions. Fix The problem is that the user in the database is an “orphan”. This means that there is no login id or password associated with the user. This is true even if there[…]
Disable SIP ALG on a Technicolor TG582n – SIP ALG (Application Layer Gateway) is a feature which is enabled by default in most Technicolor routers and inspects VoIP traffic as it passes through and modifies the messages on-the-fly. In few situations this is useful, but in most situations SIP ALG can cause problems using the[…]
Setting up Gigaset C530A IP VoIP with Tel2 – After a close family friend said about their expensive phone bill each month I decided to take this over. I have previously had a handful of dealings with the company Tel2. They are a great company, that offer some fantastic plans for a very small price![…]