Entries by Ben Dumke


DHCP Failover and Recovery

I recently had an issue with a Domain Controller that was unresponsive at a remote site. Since it was just a virtual machine with no special settings, I punted and rebuilt the server. After I did all the recommended steps for removing a DC from Active Directory and was already configuring the new server, I […]

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Getting Started with SQL Job Schedules

Overview I recently suggested to a friend that they use Ola Hallengren’s SQL Server Maintenance Solution for their Config Manager database. I first heard of Ola’s scripts at the Midwest Management Summit. If you are not familiar with his scripts, you can find them here, https://ola.hallengren.com/. Ola’s scripts automatically create several jobs for backup and […]