Over the summer I’ve been working on updating the Exchange Server on AWS quickstart. Quick Starts are built by AWS Solutions Architects, Professional Service...
In December I’m heading to my home country Romania to help with a hackathon that and talk about Infrastructure as Code and ..
AWS is hosting a Pop-up Loft in Stockholm between in October-November, places where developers and IT professionals can attend educational sessions, work on..
Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) from Microsoft simplifies password management by allowing organizations to use Active Directory (AD) to store un...
Copying AMIs across regions is easy, but how do you copy permissions as well?
Someone recently asked about the best way to built an UI on top of the AWS APIs without hardcoding the services
This is a one line AWS CLI command to get the latest restorable time for an AWS RDS Instance.
This is a handy 2 lines Powershell script to assume a role in AWS, create temporary credentials and run another command using the assumed roles:
Today I passed my first AWS Certified Solutions Architect exam
I was recently looking at retrieving a VPC’s Name based on its id. Here is the Python/Boto3 implementation
PacktPub approached me in the spring of 2015 to write a Citrix book
You sometimes run into cases where a certificate was imported by another sysadmin and he forgot to check the option to export the private key. If you want to...
Have just received confirmation from my employer that I will be able to participate at this year’s Microsoft Summit 2014.
Moving a 3PAR virtual volume between two remote groups is a scenario
A month ago I was approached by Packtpub to review a book for them
Why you should attend Microsoft Summit 2013
Had an interesting problem when trying to add a new Enterprise CAL key to a BES 5.0.3 where I would see the Invalid master key error.
Deploying an application using XenMobile is very easy. The following post will illustrate the steps needed to deploy LastPass
Lately I’ve had a particular interest in the MDM (mobile device management) scene where XenMobile (the rebranded Zenprise ) is one of the leaders
Taking advantage of the fact that Endava was a platinum sponsor, I couldn’t pass the opportunity to attend this years’ ITCamp.
Windows Server 2012 comes with group managed service accounts, an improved version of the original MSA. Ever since Windows Server 2008 R2 ..
In this article I will explain the steps needed to upgrade EVault Director (the actual backup software), EVault Reports and Windows CentralControl.
In my previous article I described the steps to upgrade a 32 bit Web Central Control installation to version 7
I’ve recently had the opportunity to upgrade an Evault production infrastructure and thought I might share how the process went.
I recently published an article on ITSpark about installing SharePoint 2010 on SQL Server 2012. The article is in Romanian and can be read here.
After reading Julien Smith’s post How To Read a Book a Week , I was inspired by his commitment to read one book each week and thought I was a great idea.
I recently had the chance to work on a problem concerning permission to access a specific web page in SharePoint 2010.
A few days before leaving overseas I was invited to talk about Private Cloud concepts with Tudy Damian (MVP, Virtualization) and Adrian Stoian (MVP, Syste...
Last week I got the chance to brush my Mac skills and encountered the following problem.
The other day Adobe just released an update to their flagship product Adobe Reader. While I quickly updated my installation, I decided to try the new Soft...
The other day I combined 2 of my Google Apps domains by adding the second as a domain alias. The problem was that the alias appeared to be stuck and the only...
This week was an exceptional good week, but the the most important accomplishment is that I managed to pass my Google Apps certification exam and I’m now a G...
Last week I attended ITCamp 2011 a premium conference held in Cluj-Napoca and organized by 2 communities: ITSpark and CodeCamp. Now that I have a bit more ti...
Tomorrow I will be hosting a presentation and a workshop with fellow ITSpark members Chris, Cosmin and Tudy.
Every since I installed SCCM 2007 in the network I manage, I wanted to test the Operating System Deployment (OSD) because it’s much more flexible th...
Right after New Years Eve I had to update some packages/advertisements for some new software. That was easy, but the problem was that none of the clients...