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Experience of Telstra NBN Implementation

We engaged a client exploring broadband options including technology and cost for upgrading the current ADSL link to fibre to the premise, VDSL or NBN. The client signed up an NBN service with Telstra about a month ago. We received the Telstra Gateway Pro box and 4G dongle device two weeks prior the technician came…
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Troubleshooting on Virtual Machine (VM) backup using Windows Backup (wbadmin)

Challenges We managed to make one of the Virtual Machines (VMs) backup as well Hyper-V backup working. However we still have 2 VMs that we could not back them up. This is also related on the Snapshot not working either. Error Details Windows Logs/Application Level: Error Writer Microsoft Hyper-V VSS Writer experienced some error during snapshot creation.…
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Troubleshooting on Writer Microsoft Hyper-V VSS Writer experienced some error during snapshot creation

Challenge After doing big Windows Updates, have this issue on Windows Backup issue (wbadmin) from one of Hyper-V server. Level: Warning Source: Backup Event ID: 519 Detail: The backup operation that started at '‎2017‎-‎07‎-‎12T08:00:02.682216900Z' has failed to back up volume(s) ''. Please review the event details for a solution, and then rerun the backup operation once the…
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How to run McAfee VirusScan Console as Administrator

Challenge Due to Access Control policy in McAfee VirusScan Enterprise, Windows 10 updates won't run and install properly. Solution In order to run properly, the McAfee VSE Access Control needs to be disabled temporarily. To do this from a normal user login, it needs to run as an Administrator. On the search box, just type…
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Solution for IT Departments

Internal IT Departments: 24/7 network monitoring, reducing IT costs and increase productivity and improving network & systems performance. Managing an IT environment, no matter what size, uptime, availability and security are key to business operations. It requires each component to function efficiently in order to maintain optimal network performance and business continuity. To do the…
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Social Media for Small Business

There are two frequent questions asked when it comes to social media for small business. ‘Will it replace SEO search words?’  and  ‘Can I afford it?’ Most importantly social media will not replace SEO search words.  The different social and web platforms will always work in harmony with each other to maximize any online marketing…
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McAfee: VirusScan Enterprise Non-compliance in relation multiple version installed

Challenge The Mcafee ePO reports that the few machine sets as non-compliance. Turn out that there is multiple application version registered.   Solution Go to the client machine and run a command line for the following: C:\Program Files\Mcafee\Common Framework\frmInst.exe /forceuninstall Download the latest Frame Package from the ePO server and copy into C:\ drive and…
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TSQL: The Discovery

The Finding In SQL Server 2005, there is no inbuilt ROUNDUP and ROUNDDOWN function like on other SQL Server 2008 or 2012. To substitute this function is by adding/deducting .5 of the decimal point. For instance,  the number is 12345.96124  and you want to 2 decimal point round up or round down is by adding/deducting…
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Business Intelligence: The Discovery

We compiled the resources for Business Intelligence area that we found interesting and relevant to this space throughout the net. Here's are some resources: Overview of Business Intelligence in Microsoft Office and SharePoint 2013 (Video) TechEd North America 2013 - sessions NOTE: Select Data Platform and Business Intelligence on the Track and type in "Sharepoint" on…
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