Sharing thoughts on running an on-premise hosting platform.
Rejoin quarantined fail-over cluster nodes
If you ever encounter a flapping fail-over cluster you might end up with one or more quarantined cluster nodes.
29 Dec 2021
Find orphaned VHDs in Hyper-V cluster
If you’re running a Hyper-V cluster for a while, you probably ended up with a couple of virtual hard disks for which the actual VM is already gone. These orphaned...
13 May 2020
Monitoring Kemp Loadmaster using SNMP and Prometheus
We have been running Kemp Loadmaster as our primary load balancer for over a year now. It’s a very decent yet relatively low cost solution which has directly replaced our...
06 Jan 2020
Domain join through read-only domain controller
It is known that you should not have a domain controller in your DMZ. But this leaves the Windows servers in a workgroup. Which is more difficult to manage because...
12 Nov 2019
IIS redirecting made easy
Redirecting web traffic in IIS has been done for ages. Most people use the URL Rewrite plugin to achieve this. It provides a relatively easy way to create redirect rules....
13 Sep 2019
Install fonts without administrative privileges
A lot of companies have fonts that are used as part of corporate branding. These should therefore probably be installed on every computer. Deploying these has been part of an...
10 Jul 2019