When we first switched to SharePoint Online, I loved the new view! The only problem was as an administrator, I needed to switch back to the classic view to manage some parts of a list that wasn’t available in the new look. I could not find a button that allowed me to just switch back. After looking up some blog posts, I found that people said to simply log off and log back on. However, this did not work for me. Here are some other ways I found to do it, and some more “advanced” ways to do this, as well as a way to script it (or add a button for end users).
For the past couple days now, I have been trying to compact a couple virtual machine hard drives VHDX via Hyper-V Manager. One of them worked without a hitch, however the other one I would go to Hyper-V manager, click edit disk and follow the normal procedures, but when I clicked finish, the box would just go away without it ever actually changing the size. I found a fix around this using a one line PowerShell command!
A few days ago, I used Vmware P2V tool to convert my physical server to a virtual server. After doing that, I wiped the machine. I then decided to use Hyper-V instead. I had to find a way to convert the hard drive to a Hyper-V .VHDX disk instead of a VMWare disk without having an actual running VMWare server.
Many times when I go to build someone a new computer, I run into old outdated software that is no longer supported, cannot find the installer, or just simply don’t exist anymore. I recently ran into this with Quest PowerGUI 220.127.116.11. Luckily, I was finally able to find the download link and get my end user a new computer. Continue reading “Where to find Quest PowerGUI 3.8”
My company has been using SharePoint Server for a few years now. Everyone was comfortable with it and following a set of processes. We decided to migrate to the cloud to get the server maintenance off our back and to take advantage of the many features available in SPO.
One of our departments has been using Discussion Boards and forwarding emails into SharePoint 2013 to archive emails, be able to “process” and count them and to easily access them if ever needed. After the migration, we found out you can no longer email things into lists – and boy was my world turned upside down when this was noticed. Continue reading “Adding emails into SharePoint Online Discussion Boards”
I was working in SharePoint, and I kept getting the same error every time I tried to add an app on our on-premises SharePoint 2013. I thought it may have been something with our server, so I tried it on my SharePoint Online account too and got the same error:
Everything is fine, but we had a small problem getting your license. Please go back to the SharePoint Store to get this app again and you won’t be charged for it.
Have you ever heard about different projects where you can donate your computer time when you are not using it to help cure diseases? It is much simpler than you think to get started. This is the first part of a series of posts that will explain what, how and when of the BOINC project. Continue reading “What Is BOINC: How To Donate Computer Time To Goodwill”
I have had so much fun with this drone! I have tried a few different helicopters and drones from Walmart, and they never seem to fly right – they would always shoot to the left or right and had no adjustments. This drone can be easily adjusted to make up for any problems the drone may have to make it hover properly. After just a day of flying it, I was able to figure it out, fly it where I wanted to, land it where I wanted to, and do different tricks with it. Even my wife was able to pick it up for the first time and fly it around for a few minutes without crashing it! Continue reading “Review: GPTOYS H2O Aviax 2.4GHz 4CH RC Quadcopter Drone”
I only have positive things to say about this device. I was needing something that I could listen to training material off of my phone into my older car radio. However, I did not want a bunch of wires everywhere where it takes me two minutes to get everything hooked up. Instead, I simply set it up the first time, and my phone automatically connects to my car radio as soon as I get near it. All I have to do then is press play on my phone.
By default, SSH runs on port 22, and most scripts attack that port by brute force to attempt to gain access to your server. One way to stop script kiddies from brute forcing your SSH server so often is by changing the default port that OpenSSH uses. You must remember this port number and change all your connections that use SSH to the new port number. Continue reading “Change Default SSH Port Number”