Office 365 – Azure backup remove recovery services vault

Within Azure I used the Azure Backup server I unregsitered the server I was using however backup items still displayed which prevent me removing the vault solution was to go to manage > backup infrastructure then under management servers click on Backup mananagement server and remove from there. If it is a single server backup under backup ingrastructure go to protected servers (azure backup agent) select server and choose delete Once removed you can then delete the recovery vault...
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hyper-v Enable processor compatibility

Enabling this feature manually on each vm, via settings processor > expand > Compatibility > tick Migrate to a physical computer with a different processor version   View current status of all vm's on a host. PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Get-VM | get-VMProcessor VMName Count CompatibilityForMigrationEnabled CompatibilityForOlderOperatingSystemsEnabled ------ ----- -------------------------------- -------------------------------------------- Activation-Test 1 False False AzureADConnect2 1 False False AzureBackup1 2 False False exchange 4 False False Proxy1 1 False False RDSHost (rdvh1) 1 False False SCCM (WSUS) 2 False False Steam-Cache 2 False False SYSDeploy 2 False False TesVMG1 1 False False TesVMG2 1 True False vd1-H0 1 False False vd1-H1 1 True False w10IotE 1 False False Windows10-vdi-m 1 False False Windows10-vdi-v1 1 False False Update all vm's on host (only updates vms that are powered off.) PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Get-VM | set-VMProcessor -CompatibilityForMigrationEnabled $true   After (only updates VMs that are powered off) PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Get-VM | get-VMProcessor VMName Count CompatibilityForMigrationEnabled CompatibilityForOlderOperatingSystemsEnabled ------ ----- -------------------------------- -------------------------------------------- Activation-Test 1 True False AzureADConnect2 1 False False AzureBackup1 2 False False exchange 4 True False Proxy1 1 True False RDSHost (rdvh1) 1 False False SCCM (WSUS) 2 False False Steam-Cache 2 True False SYSDeploy 2 True False TesVMG1 1 True False TesVMG2...
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Issue detecting hard drive that was in a raid

I recently had an issue with 2 hard drives I had setup in raid on my server. I stopped using them on the server in which I deleted the virtual disks that were created, and plugged them into another pc without raid card, on this pc I had windows 10 and it did not show the hdds in device manager, in BIOS sata config page under software presence it mentioned "unknown" To get it working I booted in a Windows 10 install USB, then in the parition section the drives shows up and I was able to create the partitions on the drives. Once I was back into windows those partitions showed as raw in device manger so I deleted them and created new partitions....
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Upgrade Server 2016 Evaluation to Full

If you try to change the product key with a retail key it would give the prompt "This edition cannot be upgraded" You can get the current version of the os by opening command prompt as admin and enter DISM /online /Get-CurrentEdition To get the list of editions it can be upgraded to DISM /online /Get-TargetEditions To upgrade Standard eval to Standard full use the generic product key within this command dism /online /set-edition:ServerStandard /productkey:WC2BQ-8NRM3-FDDYY-2BFGV-KHKQY /accepteula To upgrade Standard eval to Datacenter full or Datacenter eval to Datacenter full DISM /online /Set-Edition:ServerDatacenter /ProductKey:CB7KF-BWN84-R7R2Y-793K2-8XDDG /AcceptEula Once done restart your computer.(it can take a while to come back up as it will mention adding features Once logged in run this command winver.exe...
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Enable wake on lan Dell Poweredge T110 II

Go into BIOS Change Network Card to Enable PXE Boot. eg under Integrated Devices Mouse down to Embedded Gb NIC1 and press right arrow You should now be able to press CTRL + S at boot time and enter the broadcom setup screen Enable WOL by changing Pre-boot Wake On Lan to enable save with F4 and reboot Go back into BIOS and check your boot order eg change USB or HDD to boot up 1st if your not booting from PXE save and reboot...
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