Author: Mark

Technical ramblings and humbly honest opinions of fact

Managing Hyper-V Remotely

While it can be convenient to RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) into your Hyper-V host and use the manager on the server directly, I prefer to run the Hyper-V Manager from my local machine. Posted below are the steps to take to install the Hyper-V management tools, enable credential delegation, and connect to your host from…
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Unable to locate backup file – MSSQL

Problem I recently upgraded my homelab’s hard drives. Post migration I found my Windows Update SUSDB in a corrupt ‘Recovering ‘ state. Having the MDF / LDF and BAK from before the drive migration I attempted to restore the latest full backup. SQL Server Manager (SSMS) greeted me with this nondescript error: Cannot access the…
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