[Solution] How to rejoin computer in domain remotely

Basically, there are different ways to rejoin computers in the domain. You have to be physically in front of it to make changes as in general when you simply rename the computer name, it will start giving an issue

The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed to fix remotely“.

I couldn’t get the solution in one place, so I thought to share my solution in the blog after googling different alternatives for a couple of days.

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How to increase local datastore from the command line (using SSH) for ESXi 6.7.0

While I was working on ESXi 6.7.0, I ended up with an issue which I couldn’t resolve easily with the web interface of ESXi 6.7.0 or from vSphere Client. I had an extra HDD space which I would like to merge in my ESXi system to host more VMs.

VMFS Datastores in vSphere ESXi can be increased in size by adding a new extent on a different storage device (spanning), or by increasing the size of the existing storage device and then growing the existing datastore extent to fill that available adjacent capacity. It is very easy to do from VMware ESXi web interface but I started getting an error even though I had enough size to increase.

failed to expand vmfs datastore – cannot change the host configuration.

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How to upgrade PHP version 5.XX to 7.XX version in XAMPP for Windows Server

There is always an open issue on the older version of the tool, so it is best to upgrade your tool if it is going to be compatible. Similarly in PHP also, the older version that I had was 5.5.15 and figure out that it might breach our security with SQL Injection. Thus, I was forced to upgrade our XAMPP server with the latest PHP version 7.1.

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Enable Terminal Server/Multiple RDP Sessions on Windows 10

I got up a requirement to setup Windows 10 in a cloud from where we want to have concurrent users on it at the same time. It is an easy step for System Administrator on Windows Server, however, as being the normal operating system,  it wasn’t easy to fulfill this requirement on Windows 10.

I googled and tried to come up with a solution. I have seen few tools on the internet too but they are not working properly with the latest Windows update too.

In the end, I manage to get it done and thought to share my step on my blog. Hereby, I modify the termsrv.dll file from the System32 folder to get it done. Continue reading “Enable Terminal Server/Multiple RDP Sessions on Windows 10”