Category: Manuals & How-To’s

How-To Unlink a Phone Number from Apple ID, iMessage and Facetime

I received a new iPhone with a new number so I wanted to cancel my previous iPhone and number. I wanted to remove this number from my Apple ID so that it was removed from being used in iMessage and Facetime on all of my devices. UPDATE : NOVEMBER 18th, 2014 Apple has released a […]

How to Make a Bootable Mavericks Install Drive

I needed to make a bootable Mavericks install drive using a USB flash drive. I followed option 1 from the below site and it worked perfectly! http://www.macworld.com/article/2056561/how-to-make-a-bootable-mavericks-install-drive.html Copied here for future reference: Option 1: Use createinstallmedia Hidden inside the Mavericks installer is a Unix program calledcreateinstallmedia, provided by Apple for creating a bootable Mavericks installer. […]

EMC – How to Start Analyzer in Unisphere

This lesson shows how to start EMC analyzer within Unisphere. Log into Unisphere, Select the System The IP of the CLARiiON storage processor (SP) must be used to initiate/start Unisphere. Select the S/N needed from the list (if more then one is managed by Unisphere). Enable Statistics Logging Go to the properties of the VNX/CLARiiON […]

How-To : Install Blat Command Line SMTP Mailer on Windows

In order for NetBackup to email reports, alerts and other functions, you will need to install the free opensource utility called "Blat" and configure NetBackup to use it. This lesson will describe how to do this. Install Blat Command Line SMTP Mailer First, download "Blat" from their opensource homepage at: http://sourceforge.net/projects/blat/files Click on the "Download […]

How-To : Avoid the Windows MBR Disk 2TB Limit by Using GPT Type Disks

If you want to use a disk larger than 2TB within Windows, it might look like you can’t use all of the space. This is due to the type of initialization performed on the disk. This lesson will show you how to initialize the disk with the "GPT" type of disk (rather than the default […]

NetBackup 7 Configuration for VMware vStorage Backups

This lesson will describe how to configure NetBackup to perform VMware vStorage method backups. To use this feature, your environment will need to consist of NetBackup v7.x and VMware ESX 3.5.2 or higher, or VMware vSphere 4.x or higher. NetBackup for VMware – Single File Restore NetBackup 6.5.1 introduced an innovative single file restore technology […]

Custom NetBackup Daily Report Script for Windows

I have created/modified some NetBackup scripts to be used for a Daily Status Report, which can be emailed to the NetBackup administrator every morning or whenever convenient (automatically running the script would need to be done through “Scheduled Tasks”). The below scripts will need to be copied exactly as text files to the same directory […]

Custom NetBackup Daily Report Script for Unix/Linux

I have created/modified some NetBackup scripts to be used for a Daily Status Report, which can be emailed to the NetBackup administrator every morning or whenever convenient (automatically running the script would need to be done through “crond” or some other scheduler). The below scripts will need to be copied exactly as text files to […]

How To Collect Data From a Fibre Channel (FC) Switch

Sometimes you will be asked by either the manufacturers support or perhaps by Lewan for data from your Fibre Channel switch. Here is how you can gather that information in a format that helps support and/or Lewan: Brocade – How-To Collect a “supportshow” from a Brocade Switch from a Windows Host with HyperTerminal Follow these […]

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