Welcome to the site, my name is Jeff and I have been working in the IT field since the early 90's. Most of what I post here is related to work that I do for the various companies that I have worked for over the years. Please feel free to look around ask questions or post comments (if available).

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Recent Posts

  • Windows Server 8 Beta Failover Clustering Part 2

    There were so many images that I decided to split this up over several posts. In Part 1, I got the Failover Cluster feature installed on my first server, and now I’m going to work through the Failover Cluster Management tool.

  • Windows Server 8 Beta Failover Clustering Part 1

    I read a very nice article over on TechNet about some of the new features of Failover Clustering in Windows 8, so I decided to give it a spin. It’s not too bad, I’m really enjoying the new Server Manager interface, it’s pretty awesome.

  • RDP over SSH

    Before I start, while this will allow you to access your servers over a secure tunnel, this does not mean you should forego patching your systems.

  • Library Updates

    I have updated all my PowerShell libraries to be uniformly formatted and corrected any missing information. The wiki pages for each have also been updated. Tomorrow I plan on cleaning up the blog and the TechNet wiki pages I have created.

  • Defrag is not defragging

    I posted a question in the forums the other day after attempting to defrag one of the drives on my file server. The drive in question is where we have all the application installation files for the School stored. This particular drive was quite low on free space, so I used the following switches in an attempt to force the defrag to happen anyway.