Hidden .DS_Store Files Preventing OneDrive Mac Client File Sync

For those using the OneDrive client on a Mac, you may come across a synchronization error that is caused by a .DS_Store file. It appears like this: In MacOS, these files are relatively unimportant, as they only store info about directory appearance such as icon position. These files can prevent OneDrive from syncing and are …

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Is Cryptocurrency Mining on Azure N-Series Profitable? And How To Do It Anyway

The cryptocurrency craze is real, with BitCoin and other currencies surging in recent months. While the long-term viability of these are questioned by some, cryptocurrency mining has been going on for years and is the catalyst for how coins are distributed. Personally, I’ve mined cryptocurrency at home with my own ASIC and GPU equipment, but …

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How to Configure Azure Site Recovery for VMware

****02-21-2018 Update – Microsoft updated the ASR Configuration Server deployment process in February 2018. Instead of deploying a server and running the Configuration Server unified setup, you now download a OVF template from the recovery vault in Azure and import it directly into vCenter. This actually deploys a new Configuration Server and takes care of …

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Automating the Removal of Old Office Versions to Upgrade to 2016

The end-of-life for the click-to-run version of Office 2013 is quickly approaching (February 28th, 2017). This is a quick reference on how to automate the deployment of Office 2016 to your environment, while also fulfilling the prerequisite of removing any previous versions of Office (including 2013). Step 1 – Automate the uninstall of previous versions of Office Installing …

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