long time, I finally motivated myself and wrote this article. As I spent a
couple of hours trying to figure out how to find GUID of Java environment for a
little deployment project, I realized that it’s not an easy task if you don’t
know where to look. You can probably find a couple of third party applications
which can do the job for you. But if you are like me and you don’t want another
piece of software sitting on your computer for a one time shot then this
article is for you… keep reading… Get your
keyboards ready, we are going to use “PowerShell” or “Command Prompt”. We are
going to use WMIC for this task. For more information about WMIC, click on the
following link. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb742610.aspx By using
this command here in “CMD” or “PowerShell” you will get a list of all programs
on your computer with their “Globally Unique Identifiers”. wmic product list After
running this command, it can take a couple of seconds before you see the
results so j…
Server 2016 is out and although it's still a baby, I've decided to slowly put it in production as a secondary storage/backup server. I was testing on a Dell PowerEdge T320 server with 10GB & 1GB nics and other than some iscsi configuration, everything else was at default settings on the system. Please note that this is a physical machine and not a VM!
Server 2016 is great and I have to admit, the experience has been really good so far... I'm sharing one of the difficult issues I had
Windows Image Backup is failing while backing up a drive. In my case, it was a "bare metal" backup scenario. You may also find the following error in the "Event Viewer" under "Applications and Services Log, Microsoft, Windows, Backup"
"The backup operation that started at '2014-05-13T16:49:41.618242900Z' has failed with following error code '0x807800C5'