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An IT Engineer with a love for all things IT including (but not limited to), Microsoft Azure, Automation and Service Management!


  1. Acronis 2014 – How to setup email notifications

    To configure the email notifications in Acronis: Select the Send e-mail notifications about the operation state check box. Configure email settings: Enter the email address in the To field. You can enter several email addresses in a semicolon-delimited format. Enter the outgoing mail server (SMTP) in the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) field. Set the port of the outgoing mail server. By default the port is set to 25. If required, select the SMTP authentication check...…


  2. Acronis 2014 - How to set compression level

    On the Performance tab you can configure the following settings: Compression level You can choose the compression level for a backup: None – the data will be copied without any compression, which may significantly increase the backup file size. Normal – the recommended data compression level (set by default). High – higher backup file compression level, takes more time to create a backup. Maximum – maximum backup compression, but takes a long time to create...…


  3. How to point Active Directory Administrative Center to another domain in Server 2012

    Click Start Click Administrative Tools Click Active Directory Administrative Center Click on Add Navigation Node Click Connect to other domains.. _(on the lower right of the window) Type the domain name you want to connect to and click ok. Note: This is only valid for trusted federated domains – this method of connecting uses your local credentials and in order to run as separate credentials you will need to launch the Administrative Center using Runas. …


  4. Outlook 2010 – People Pane not showing information

    This fix is usually valid for an Exchange domain setup. The fix is to enable Cached mode on the Outlook client. Open Outlook Click File Click Account Settings Click Account Settings In the email tab select your email account and select Change Select Use Cached Exchange Mode Select Next and Next The Outlook client will begin to sync and create an offline cache of the exchange email and address book. Allowing for the People Pane...…


  5. Windows Server 2012 - This computer’s hardware may not support booting to this disk.

    This usually occurs when you are using a new SATA or solid-state drive that hasn’t been initialized yet. To fix this issue – use the Windows Server 2012 device manager tools during setup to create the partition on the hard drive that you are attempting to install to. You can use this opportunity to layout any extra partitions that you may need. …