ReddingITPro

Technical Blog of Jason Olson

XenServer 6.0 – Import/Export OVF

We had received several OVF from a vendor who exported their VM’s from VMWare and we needed to import them into our XenServer 6.0 environment. After learning that this functionality

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SBS RWW ActiveX Control Error

A problem discovered by another technician for a client which  points to a possible problem with clients which use RWW to connect to their desktop computer at the office who

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Dell Open Manage – Logon failure

If for some reason you find yourself challenged for credentials when trying to log into Dell OpenManage Server Administrator, simply check the name of the server to verify if it

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XenServer Virtual Disks

Unlike VMWare (ESX/ESXi), Citrix’ XenServer presents virtual hard drives over an IDE interface which is limited to 4 devices (two primary, and two slave devices), and since you also have

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Microsoft SBS – RWW on XP SP-3 with IE8 Installed

Wow, what a short title full of abbreviations! A problem discovered by another technician points to a possible problem with clients which use RWW to connect to their desktop computer

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Equallogic iSCSI Connectivity with Dell Switches

Whe using a Dell Power Connect switch to access an Equallogic SAN with iSCSI, here are some quick tips: You must use the most recent version of the firmware. The

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Blackberry Enterprise Server, error 0x8004011d

When launching the BES manager, you must be doing so from the BESAdmin user account, and not from any domain administrator account, otherwise you will receive an error about connecting

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Blackberry Troubleshooting

I have been addressing more blackberry problems recently (and as a Blackberry user myself for several years), here is some common problems and tips for troubleshooting: 1)      Anytime there is

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Microsoft SBS Wizard Troubleshooting

Today I have resolved my fourth SBS Wizard related problem this year. The symptoms are the same on both SBS 2003 and SBS 2008 – when attempting to use the

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Windows XP Will Not Boot – 10 Things

When your computer hardware appears to power up okay, but the Windows XP operating system won’t boot properly, you have to begin a troubleshooting expedition that includes getting into the

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