LTO Barcode Label Generator 1.0.2 released

LTO Barcode Label Generator 1.0.2 released

Today LTO Barcode Label Generator version 1.0.2 has been released and is available for download at https://www.normanbauer.com/shop/products/lto-barcode-label-generator/. Release notes: fixed background color for numerical characters when using vertical alignment...

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DPM 2012 SP1: Protection Agent cannot be installed

DPM 2012 SP1: Protection Agent cannot be installed

When trying to manually install a Microsoft System Center 2012 SP1 Data Protection Manager Agent you may receive this error: Protection Agent cannot be installed on machine where DPM is installed This problem occurs when you're trying to install the agent from...

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Growing in numbers … Growing in speed … – Spam comments

Growing in numbers … Growing in speed … – Spam comments

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The way through Data Protection Manager 2012 SP1 upgrade

The way through Data Protection Manager 2012 SP1 upgrade

Yesterday I installed SP1 on my DPM 2012 server - see the screenshots below. The setup itself was ok, but the problems began when updating the protection agents on Windows Server 2012 systems. Welcome Screen of Microsoft System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager...

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normanbauer.com: Now promoted on The Master Blog

normanbauer.com: Now promoted on The Master Blog

A few days ago my blog (www.normanbauer.com) got linked on "The Master Blog" - a website providing news on the Microsoft Certified Master. Just have a look at it at http://blogs.technet.com/b/themasterblog/ in the "Blogs - Directory Masters" section:

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Multiple SSL sites with Windows Server 2012

Multiple SSL sites with Windows Server 2012

In Windows Server 2008 R2 and earlier versions you could always bind one ssl certificate to one site / ip. Because https traffic would normally terminate on port 443 you could only deploy seperate sites on different ips. But what if you had only one ip address? Well,...

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No mails these days…

No mails these days…

Due to hurricane Sandy I cannot receive or send any mails these days. It seems that an Atlantic Metro datacenter in New York is offline because of power outtage (Backup datacenter in NJ is offline as well). Please contact me via Facebook...

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SQL Server 2012: Always On and SQL Server authentication

SQL Server 2012: Always On and SQL Server authentication

Here is just a small problem I experienced while adding databases with SQL Server authentication enabled (used for some php websites) to an availability group. Steps I took to add the databases: Add all logins to the secondary server (SQL Management Studio >...

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Got my MCM certificate

Got my MCM certificate

I finally received my Microsoft Certified Master: Windows Server 2008 R2: Directory certificate. Read the whole story at www.becomingamaster.com

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Meet the MCMs and MCAs

As a benefit of the master certification you can choose to be listed on the "Meet the MCMs and MCAs" website. So there am I. But I also got my certificate and my transcript got updated now. [nggallery id=5]  

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Got my welcome kit

Just a few minutes ago I received my welcome kit, a plaque honoring my master certification. See the pictures below... [nggallery id=4]  

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Norman Bauer – now a Microsoft Certified Master

Norman Bauer – now a Microsoft Certified Master

Hey there... After a long long way I am finally a Microsoft Certified Master: Windows Server 2008 R2, Directory! It took me more than one year of preparation, a long travel to Redmond, WA, 2 weeks of the most-in-depth training I ever had and 3 exams each of them...

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Time to be a Master

On April 4th I took my second exam again. Yesterday I got the results saying I am finally a Microsoft Certified Master! Well, updates on this will follow in a few weeks, now it is time for vacation - see you at the west coast ;)

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How to get the number of volumes used by DPM 2010?

Just a quick hit that tells you how many volumes Microsoft Data Protection Manager uses. I got 848... [code lang="powershell"] $dpmserver = $env:computername #localhost or type your dpm server's name here $dpmdisks = get-dpmdisk -dpmservername $dpmserver $volumecount...

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How to manage GPOs with vbScript?

How to manage GPOs with vbScript?

You can do really really cool stuff with gpos in vbScript. I will show you how to export reports and give you some examples what else can be done going the vbScript way… The Group Policy Management console in Windows offers you the possibility to export reports about...

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Tape Label Studio

Tape Label Studio Screenshot

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