Storage Spaces Direct Needs Rebalance

When you write or delete a lot of data in your storage pool it could be that your volumes end up with the operational status of “Needs Rebalance” This operation needs to be executed by the Administrator (Yes, i’m pointing at you right now) when your disks need a rebalance. You can use the following […]

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VMM Logical Switch – Unknown error (0x80078005)

Walked into this issue when trying to deploy a logical switch from Virtual Machine Manager: Error (2912) An internal error has occurred trying to contact the ‘Cluster1-Node1’ server: : . WinRM: URL: [http://Cluster1-Node1:5985], Verb: [INVOKE], Method: [GetFinalResult], Resource: [http://schemas.microsoft.com/wbem/wsman/1/wmi/root/scvmm/AsyncTask?ID=1001] Unknown error (0x80078005) Recommended Action Check that WS-Management service is installed and running on server ‘Cluster1-Node1’. […]

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Windows Server 2016 Update settings

In Windows Server 2016 there are no GUI options available to change the update behavior. In this blog I was outline the different ways to change the Windows Server 2016 Update settings. Windows Server 2016 Update settings Windows always looks at registry keys located in the following hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU Typically there is a key named […]

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No disks with supported bus types found to be used for S2D

I had some HP DL380’s to test Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) and walked into the following error: Enable-ClusterStorageSpacesDirect : No disks with supported bus types found to be used for S2D At line:1 char:1 + Enable-ClusterStorageSpacesDirect + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~     + CategoryInfo          : ObjectNotFound: (MSCluster_StorageSpacesDirect:root/MSCLUSTER/…ageSpacesDirec    t) [Enable-ClusterStorageSpacesDirect], CimException     […]

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Inconsistent parameters PolicyStore PersistentStore and Dhcp Enabled

This error was driving me crazy! I was trying to configure a team NIC with a new IP address but it would give the following error: PS C:\users\Darryl\Desktop> new-NetIPAddress -InterfaceIndex 100 -IPAddress 192.168.0.10 -AddressFamily IPv4 -PrefixLength 24 new-NetIPAddress : Inconsistent parameters PolicyStore PersistentStore and Dhcp Enabled At line:1 char:1 + new-NetIPAddress -InterfaceIndex 100 -IPAddress 192.168.0.10 […]

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