Dell PowerEdge VRTX Chassis PCIe Management using Windows PowerShell


The Dell VRTX Chassis is a converged infrastructure solution that includes separate compute nodes, network infrastructure, and a shared storage subsystem. This blog post illustrates system management tasks related to the management of the PCIe slots and adapters in the VRTX chassis.

Dell Chassis Management Controller (CMC) helps manage, monitor, configure and deploy different hardware components in Dell PowerEdge VRTX Solution.

To read more, please click here.

Implementing Compellent and EqualLogic Storage as Pooled Resources in the Hyper-V based Dell Active Infrastructures

Gong Wang from Dell Solutions Team recently posted on Dell TechCenter global some information, how to implement EqualLogic and Compellent Systems as a resource in Hyper-V based Dell Active Infrastructures from Dell.

If you want to read more about, how to do so, please click here.

Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) – Best Posts of the Week around Windows Server, Exchange, SystemCenter and more – #57

“The Elway Gazette”

Hi Community, here is my compilation of the most interesting technical blog posts written by members of the Microsoft MVP Community. The number of MVPs is growing well, I hope you enjoy their posts. @all MVPs If you’d like me to add your blog posts to my weekly compilation, please send me an email ( or reach out to me via Twitter (@FloKlaffenbach). Thanks!

Featured Posts of the Week!

Live Migration Can Benefit From Jumbo Frames by Didier van Hoye

Upgrade to Exchange Server 2013 RTM CU3 by Jaap Wesselius

Troubleshooting federated sharing – part III by Johan Veldhuis

Options for Upgrading Standalone Hosts to Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V by Aidan Finn


[MSCloudShow] Episode 9 is live – Managing Azure Virtual Machines and Listener Questions by Andrew Connell


Die Outlook Web App (OWA) für iPhone und iPad in German by Kerstin Rachfahl

MVP ShowCast 2013 – Semana de Palestras sobre o Exchange Server 2013 in Portuguese by Marcelo Vighi

Upgrade to Exchange Server 2013 RTM CU3 by Jaap Wesselius




Live Migration Can Benefit From Jumbo Frames by Didier van Hoye

Hyper-V Replica Essentials Book Review | Packt Publishing by Robert Smit

Options for Upgrading Standalone Hosts to Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V by Aidan Finn

Checkpoint Support on Active Directory Virtual Machine by Lai Yoong Seng

Automatic Virtual Machine Activation Key (AVMA) by Lai Yoong Seng

Lync Server

Polycom CX600 fail to login after Certificate renewal on Lync 2013 Edge Server by Jaap Wesselius



Office 365

SharePoint Apps mit Office 365 und NAPA entwickeln in German by Toni Pohl


Remove white lines in file through PowerShell by Jeff Wouters

Managing VMware with CIM and PowerShell by Jeffery Hicks

Identifying Active Directory built-in groups with PowerShell by 

#PSTip Convert a path to WMI compatible path by Ravikanth Chaganti

Modifying a VM with PowerCLI by Jeffery Hicks

#PSTip Check if a folder is shared by Ravikanth Chaganti

PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio Thanksgiving Special! by Adam Driscoll


Tipp: Zusätzlicher Speicherplatz für SharePoint Online im SMB Plan in German by Kerstin Rachfahl

System Center Core


System Center App Controller

System Center Avisor


System Center Configuration Manager


System Center Dataprotection Manager

DPM 2012 fails to backup SQL 2012 database by Susantha Silva

System Center Operations Manager

System Center Orchestrator


System Center Service Manager


System Center Virtual Machine Manager

Upgrading to System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 by Damian Flynn

QNAP SMI-S Provider für SC2012 SP1/R2 Virtual Machine Manager in German by Daniel Neumann

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2: Migrating Hosts and Libraries by Damian Flynn

SQL Server


Windows Intune


Windows Client

IE11 for Windows 7 Globally Available – attempt to access invalid address by Robert Smit

Windows Server

SenseConnector: Remote-Manager für Windows-Admins in German by Nils Kaczenski

8.000 Seiten: TechNet-Doku zu Windows Server 2012 und R2 als PDF in German by Nils Kaczenski

Whitepaper – Hybrid Cloud with NVGRE (WSSC 2012 R2) aktualisiert in German by Daniel Neumann

Redirected I/O in Windows Server 2012/R2 Cluster Shared Volumes by Aidan Finn

 by Kristian Nese

Troubleshooting federated sharing – part III by Johan Veldhuis


IE11: Noch ein Kompatibilitäts-Trick in German by Nils Kaczenski

Upgrading The DELL MD3600F Controller Firmware Using the Modular Disk Storage Manager by Didier van Hoye

MVPs I follow

James van den Berg - MVP for System Center Cloud and DataCenter Management
Kristian Nese - MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management
Damian Flynn - MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management
Daniel Neumann - MVP for System Center Cloud and DataCenter Management
Marcelo Sinic - MVP for System Center Cloud and DataCenter Management
Stanislav Zhelyazkov - MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management
Ravikanth Chaganti - MVP for PowerShell
Jan Egil Ring - MVP for PowerShell
Jeffery Hicks - MVP for PowerShell
Keith Hill - MVP for PowerShell
David Moravec - MVP for PowerShell
Aleksandar Nikolic - MVP for PowerShell
 - MVP for PowerShell
Adam Driscoll - MVP for PowerShell
Jeff Wouters - MVP for PowerShell and the man who had his own Newsletter Category before 😉
Marcelo Vighi - MVP for Exchange
Johan Veldhuis - MVP for Exchange
Jaap Wesselius - MVP for Exchange
Lai Yoong Seng - MVP for Hyper-V
Rob McShinsky - MVP for Hyper-V
Hans Vredevoort - MVP for Hyper-V
Leandro Carvalho - MVP for Hyper-V
Didier van Hoye - MVP for Hyper-V
Romeo Mlinar - MVP for Hyper-V
Aidan Finn - MVP for Hyper-V
Carsten Rachfahl - MVP for Hyper-V
Thomas Maurer - MVP for Hyper-V
Alessandro Cardoso - MVP for Hyper-V
Steve Jain - MVP for Hyper-V
Benedict Berger - MVP for Hyper-V
Nils Kaczenski - MVP for Hyper-V
Alessandro Pilotti - MVP for Hyper-V
Susantha Silva - MVP for Hyper-V
Niklas Akerlund - MVP for Hyper-V
Robert Smit - MVP for Cluster
Ramazan Can  - MVP for Cluster
Michael Bender - MVP Windows Expert-IT Pro
Ulf B. Simon-Weidner - MVP for Windows Server - Directory Services
Meinolf Weber - MVP for Windows Server - Directory Services
John Policelli - MVP for Windows Server - Directory Services
Kerstin Rachfahl - MVP for Office 365
Martina Grom - MVP for Office 365
Nick Whittome - MVP Small and Medium Business
Matthias Wolf - MVP Group Policy
Robert Mühsig - MVP ASP.NET/IIS
Thorsten Hans - MVP Sharepoint
Andrew Connell - MVP Sharepoint
Toni Pohl - Client Development
Hasitha Willarachchi - Enterprise Client Management
David O'Brien - Enterprise Client Management
Chris Nackers - Enterprise Client Management
Marc van Eijk - Windows Azure