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How to rename instance of SQL Server after a computer rename

For a renamed computer that hosts a default instance of SQL Server, run the following procedures: sp_dropserver <old_name>;GOsp_addserver <new_name>, local;GO Restart the instance of SQL Server. For a renamed computer that hosts a named instance of SQL Server, run the … Continue reading

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How to remove ESXi core dump files

I’ve noticed recently that one of my data stores started to fill up despite the fact that there are no VMs on it — used for VM templates. After a quick investigation I realized that all my ESXi hosts started … Continue reading

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