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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VM kept a recovery checkpoint

Not sure why this occurred however I was planning to add a new drive to a vm, however could not add the new drive. Thinking back to an issue with a VM at work, on my VM exchange I tried to edit an existing drive on the VM and it mentions checkpoints exist. In poweshell I did get-vmsnapshot Exchange it mentioned it was a recovery checkpoint The command I used to remove it was get-vmsnapshot exchange | remove-vmsnapshot Below is a screenshot of the CMD/Powershell window ...
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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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Export list of Mac addresses used by Hyper-V VMs

Run Powershell as admin Get-vm | Get-VMNetworkAdapter | select-object VMname, Macaddress, Name | Export-Csv -Delimiter ";" -Path C:\vmmacs.csv VMName = name of the virtual machine Macaddress = Mac of the VM being used Name = The type of network adapter being used such as Network Adapter and Legacy Network Adapter Delimiter is ; which is how they are spaced out so that you can convert from text to collumn. Open the file in Excel, select the column, then click on Data tab then text to columns, select delimited and click on next and then ensure only semicolon is ticked, and then click finish   ...
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Hide Hyper V Floppy Disk Drive via group policy

On Any Hyper-V virtual machine it adds the Floppy disk drive, and there is not an option to remove the drive from the settings window of the VM   The Way to remove this drive is by changing a value in the registry of the virtual machine that is running windows. However as I join my VMs to a domain I can utilise group policy to apply this change I created a new group policy called "Remove Hyper V Floppy disk drive" I went into Computer configuration > preferences > windows Settings > Registry From there I right clicked on registry and selected new > Registry item And set the following values: Action: Update Hive: HKey_Local_Machine Key Path: SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\flpydisk Value name: Start Value Type: REG_DWORD Value: 4 Base: Decimal Then I clicked Apply and OK   I applied it to the root of the domain so that it would apply to all devices on the domain...
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