Get list of software installed from a remote computer via WMIC from DOS

Get list of software installed from a remote computer Have you ever needed to get a quick local inventory of installed software across your network? You can use the WMIC command from the DOS CLI. Simply run the following command: wmic /user:”localhost\UserName” /password:”UsersPassword” /node:”RemoteHostname” product get name,version,vendor You can copy and paste this to a […]

Headaches of KB2919355 affecting Veeam and Unitrends to name a few

KB2919355 I’ve been plagued by a single backup failing over and over again for a while now, well since about April I believe. When logged into the Unitrends Appliance it shows the following error message for the VM in question: —– Error Messages —– Failed to setup up application volumes for snapshot. Error in getting […]

Hyper-V 2012 R2 now supporting Generation 2 Linux VM’s!!!

Hyper-V 2012 R2 now supporting Generation 2 Linux VM’s!!! Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 R2 now supporting Generation 2 Linux VM’s!!! This alone will speed up the VM’s quite a bit by opening up some of the disk access bottlenecks that  Generation 1 VM’s suffer from. Check out: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn282285.aspx http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn531030.aspx My only current disappointment is that Ubuntu […]

Getting all your Cisco serial numbers via CLI

Getting all your Cisco serial numbers via CLI It can be a pain to have to retrieve all of your serial numbers from your Cisco devices, especially if they are offsite since most devices have different Physical serial numbers and different Software Serial numbers. If you ever need to call Cisco for support they will […]