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Onenote weekly backup

I have created Onenote on sharepoint, shared it across virtual team. All members of the project were actively using this. To my horror, I realize one of the section was accidentally deleted 😦 By default Onenote will be backed up … Continue reading

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Conditional Formatting – Excel

Simple tip on using Conditional formatting. This sample is to format a cell if it exceeds certain threshold (which is a different column on the same row). 1. Identify first row, first column where the formula needs to be created. … Continue reading

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Frequently used Azure powershell commands

Few of my frequently used powershell commands on Azure Ref: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/search/search-manage-powershell

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Most common challenges and solution with Availability group listener and multisubnetfailover

Industry started using SQL availability groups on most of their environments, DBA is coming across multiple issues related to AGListener connectivity. This blog explains 2 major challenges and solutions in detail: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/alwaysonpro/2014/06/03/connection-timeouts-in-multi-subnet-availability-group/ I recommend option-1 to enable client to use … Continue reading

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Azure Scripting errors after upgrading Powershell to V4 – Select-AzureRmProfile / Save-AzureRmProfile

After upgrading Powershell to V4, few of my scripts started failing. Few updated commandlets are missing backward compatibility, Select-AzureRmProfile/ Save-AzureRmProfile are couple of the broken commandlets. You can replace them with Import-AzureRmContext, and Save-AzureRmContext. Code block I use for reference: … Continue reading

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How to provide access to SSRS Reports – Giving access only on specific activity

SSRS Access will be managed through Roles only. Giving access to a user or group is assigning the user/group to a specific role. This can be done through the SSRS Reports. Each roles will be assigned with specific tasks so … Continue reading

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Search SQL Error Logs using TSQL – xp_readerrorlog

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