Windows Server: Sample uses of SETSPN

SPN means "Service Principal Name". In Active Directory you can set an SPN with the command line tool SETSPN. Find below some usage examples which I use often: setspn -Q http/www.mywebsite.com ==> Check if the SPN "http/www.mywebsite.com" exists setspn -L MyServer ==> Show all SPNs for MyServer setspn -X ==> Search for duplicate SPNs in the current domain setspn -S http/www.mywebsite-com MyServer ==> Set the SPN for a specific Server object in AD. This also checks for duplicate Read more [...]

ESXi 6.0: Upgrade vCenter from version 6.0 U2 to U3

If your vCenter has no Internet access, use the following procedure to upgrade it: Go to https://my.vmware.com/en/group/vmware/patch#search Download the VMware-vCenter-Server-Appliance-6.0.0.30000-5112509-patch-FP.iso Copy the .iso to the ESX datastore Connect the .iso file as CD ROM to the vCenter VM Login to the vCenter Appliance via Web Browser https://vcenter:5480/index.html#/update?locale=en Choose "Check updates" > "Check CD ROM" Then choose "Install updates" Once Read more [...]