Showing posts from November, 2011

SQLPSX, redirected my documents, and 64-bit Windows

Summary: These 3 things don’t really want to work together.  Three issues I’ve noticed w/ SQLPSX, but ways around them to get these awesome cmdlets to work. Based on SQLPSX Workaround: Run the MSI installation.  It defaults to your my documents directory.  Instead redirect the installation directory to your powershell module installation directory. Usually for 64-bit: C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowershell\v1.0\Modules\ 32-bit: C:\Windows\SysWow64\WindowsPowershell\v1.0\Modules\ These feel backwards to me, but seems to be true. Once installed, you’ll need to copy the module folders into your my documents redirected location.  You can get them from either the 64-bit or 32-bit paths above.  The folders you need to copy are as follows: SQLMaint SQLServer Agent Repl SSIS Showmbrs SQLParser adolib Once you do so, you should be able to run ‘import-module sqlpsx’ successfully.  To find out what new cmdlets are available to you, simply run the following: get-co

VMWare View 4.x/5.x (missing) entries

Summary: Stale entries in VMWare View show desktops in any of following status: Provisioning Error (Missing) Deleting (Missing) Resolution: If remove from the view admin console does not clear out the above entries within 30 min. – 1 hour, the steps in this KB from VMWare can assist in clearing out the those stale entries.