Install Solus 3 manually

17 Oct


Reason 0 – Capita Sims – After Migration

5 Oct

Whilst there a few reasons why reason 0 occurs

“Reason 0” was because under SQL configuration both TCP/IP and Named pipes were disabled for the SQL instance.

On a new install of SQL these are both set as disabled until enabled. It is found in SQL configuration Manager > SQL Server Network Configuration > Protocols for SIMS2012.

Multiple ips on same machine

4 Oct

Problem running “sfc /scannow” Error :There is a system repair pending which requires a reboot to complete. Restart windows and run sfc again

4 Oct

Run this command

dism.exe /image:C:\ /cleanup-image /revertpendingactions

Reboot into safe mode and go again 🙂

Veeam Restore Simulator

29 Sep


Amazing tool for working out how much storage you need 🙂

VM stuck in a boot loop fix

28 Sep

Recently had a VM Stuck in boot loop due to Windows update not installing correctly, fixed it by mounting the server2012.iso and running the following command.


Server Boot Loop Fix

Net Use in batch file

27 Sep

Recently had to map network drives for an offsite working using VPN on a non domain laptop

To do this we used the net use O: \\bass\Departments /user:[domain\username] [password] command within the batch file to use the users domain creds