Tag: Hard disk drive

Mar 09

Resolved: Hyper-V General access denied error when trying to load a Virtual Hard Drive

Resolved: Hyper-V General access denied error when trying to load a Virtual Hard Drive Recently I was working with my VMs and moving their storage files from one location to another. I don’t recall exactly what I did that caused this issue but I was unable to start my VM. I would get every time …

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Dec 11

How to: List all available Hard Drives / Partitions in Ubuntu

How to: List all available Hard Drives / Partitions in Ubuntu Managing hard drives, partitions and mounting points in Ubuntu requires knowing a few commands in order to list/view what is available on the system. Fortunately Ubuntu offers a few command lines that can help you visualize how your storage is organized so you can …

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Nov 07

Error deleting VHD: There is currently a lease on the Blob and no lease ID was specified in the request

Error deleting VHD: There is currently a lease on the Blob and no lease ID was specified in the request If you encounter with this error while trying to delete a storage account most probably it is because you created a Windows Azure Virtual Machine and removed it. In my case I was deleting a …

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Oct 27

What is: Circular Logging in Microsoft Exchange Server

What is: Circular Logging in Microsoft Exchange Server I had some issues with an Exchange Server and had to perform a restore operation. While doing so I noticed that even though the user mailboxes were not huge, the size of the mailbox store was. As I read more about it, Exchange maintains the Mailbox Database …

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Apr 18

Why does my Mac OSX say “update needed” on every boot?

Why does my Mac OSX say “update needed” on every boot? If you recently reinstalled your Mac with OS X you might notice that every time you reboot when you try to login instead of showing the username of the first user account¬†created it shows an icon with the text “Update Needed”. You can of …

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Apr 13

How to: Prevent CrashPlan Pro from shutting down abruptly

How to: Prevent CrashPlan Pro from shutting down abruptly We’ve been using¬†CrashPlan Pro as our backup solution for offsite backups. Because of the time it takes to upload the files over the internet we have been doing backups of different folders based on their importance. Recently we ran into the issue that when performing a …

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Jan 04

How to select the best RAID Level configuration

Selecting the Best RAID Level Configuration Selecting an appropriate RAID level used to be a simple matter, but with time newer options are available and thus it becomes more difficult to select the most appropriate option. Several factors like the need for redundancy, budget, performance of read and write operations, availability of built-in hot spare …

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