PowerCLI: An Aspiring Automator’s Guide

Automating vSphere is particularly useful for countless applications and the best way is through PowerCLI – a version of PowerShell developed specifically for VMware. Learn how to develop your own PowerCLI scripts with this free 100+ page eBook from Altaro.

PRTG IMAP Sensor: The way to monitor ANY backup job

PRTG IMAP sensor checks the content of email notifications triggered by the backup server, looks for certain keywords and changes the sensor state accordingly. You can read about the procedure, but also see how to configure SMTP settings in Altaro VM Backup and Windows Server Backup.

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Windows Server Backup: Configure Email Notifications

Windows Server Backup doesn’t natively support SMTP, but by combining it with Task Scheduler and PowerShell script we can trigger email notification if backup jobs succeed or fail. Learn more on how to do it.

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Monitoring Altaro VM Backup Jobs with PRTG

Altaro Software is an easy-to-use and reliable solution for backing up the virtual machines from your VMware or Hyper-V hypervisors. By using PRTG Network Monitor, you can get insights into successful and failed onsite or offsite backup copies. Anything happens, your Backup Team will be notified via ticket, email, SMS, push notification to your smartphone, etc.

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Enable and configure SNMPv3 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is a Linux distribution developed by Red Hat for the commercial market. Enterprise products require secured monitoring which can be easily done via SNMPv3. I´ll show you how to start with it by enabling and configuring the SNMPv3 daemon.

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How to monitor Hyper-V Server Checkpoints

As IT Admins we want to have full control of our virtualization environment. By using PRTG we can get notified if there is x amount of checkpoints in the Hyper-V Server.

Install and Configure SNMP in Windows Server 2019

SNMP is a Windows feature for the last 20 years. By default, it is not installed and you will need to do it manually. I´ll show you how to install and configure SNMP and SNMP Traps in Windows Server 2019.

Enable SSH on Ubuntu Server 20.04.01 and Start Monitoring

Enable SSH on Ubuntu Server 20.04.01 and Start Monitoring

SSH (Secure Shell) can be used to remotely access your Linux machines or to monitor specific metrics related to the utilization or the health state. Learn how to enable SSH and monitor your Linux Ubuntu Server with PRTG.

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How to encrypt system partition by using BitLocker without TPM

It is highly recommended to encrypt your disk(s) and protect your data from unauthorized access. We can do it by using BitLocker which comes integrated into Windows.

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Tips for passing the Microsoft Azure AZ-900

Are you starting or planning to start your journey in the Microsoft Azure cloud and one of your goals is to clear the AZ-900 exam? If so, here are the details that might help you to pass the exam.

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How to install deprecated SNMP in Windows 10 1803 and onwards

SNMP is a protocol used to monitor target host machines. It is not anymore available in Programs and Features since Windows 10 1803. But, we can still install it via PowerShell.

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How to create a bootable WinPE in Windows

One of the solutions that have helped me to configure and troubleshoot Windows is WinPE (Windows Preinstallation Environment). WinPE is a small operating system use to install, deploy, and repair Windows clients and Windows Servers.