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SSRS Error 401.3 Access is denied

So, you’ve been denied!  It’s OK.  It happens to the best of us. If you are lucky enough be gifted with this message take a look at the NTFS rights of the SQL Server Reporting Services instance which will likely be a folder like C:Program FilesMicrosoft SQL ServerMSRS10_50.MSSQLSERVERReporting Services.  Granting the appropriate AD group read…

SharePoint Hybrid Search Not Getting All Results

I worked this through with a co-worker yesterday and though I would share the solution. The Problem: You have setup the SharePoint Hybrid Search Connector using SharePoint 2013 or 2016. You have configured your content sources and crawled your content. Some of those local content sources are on file shares You are not getting search…

Microsoft Azure Services by Region

Have you ever wondered what Microsoft Azure services were available in what regions?  Well Microsoft has a webpage showing what services are available in what regions.  I highly recommend reviewing the chart as some services are not in all regions.  An simple example of this is not all VM instances are available in all regions.…

Cluster Shared Volumes Cleanup Script

I was recently tasked with cleaning up a client’s Hyper-V environment. This particular environment had experienced some pretty bad VM sprawl. Even worse when VMs were migrated to cluster, or removed, the files were not always cleaned up properly. The environment has over 200 VMs, so it would have taken forever to go through and…