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Sharepoint learning resources

I came across these links on Internet. All of these modules are about Sharepoint Technologies Microsoft Products and Technologies Server Farm Architecture Configuring SharePoint Server Farms (Overview) Securing Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Server Farms Capacity Planning for SharePoint Server Farms Configuring Caching, IIS Compression, and Other Performance Options for SharePoint Server Farms Backup, Restore, High Availability, and Disaster Recovery for SharePoint Server Farms Microsoft SharePoint Technologies Operations Search Architecture and Configuration for SharePoint Server Farms

This is my first blog post..!!

Don’t get confused..! This is my first blog post using Microsoft Word. Microsoft Office 2007 has a nice feature of posting a blog article through Word. Nice..huh?! You can find more information on this @

HTC Touch….I love this phone

HTC phones are not new. In fact, I had a HTC 8125 for sometime, which broke in to pieces later 🙁 . I was using an old Motorola V3 (first release of Razr) for a long time until I bought this new HTC Touch couple of days back. I just fell in love with the looks of this phone. And, of course, it offers whole lot of features

Using GetSummaryInformation() method

GetSummaryInformation() method in the Msvm_VirtualSystemManagementService class gets data like guest OS type, uptime, heartbeat, etc, etc This method is documented here. This one takes SettingData and RequestedInformation as inputs and returns an embedded instance of Msvm_SummaryInformation as the output. I don’t know how to pass the settingdata and RequestedInformation in a proper way. I just used NULL for settingdata and an array of numbers as RequestedInformation. I am not an expert in WMI. So, please excuse my dumb VBScript. It serves the purpose though 🙂 Here is the script for your reference

Mapping a virtual network adapter to parent & child partitions under Hyper-V

As I had mentioned in one of of my previous posts, I have been doing some work on Hyper-V again. Over last week, I worked a bit on Virtual Switches and tried to find a WMI interface to map a virtual network adapter to parent partition or child partition. Msvm_SwitchPort gives a way to map Virtual Switches to Network adapters connected to each switch. It is surprising to find that MSFT while providing some very useful interfaces ignored the need for a straight interface to map these virtual adapters to virtual machines. However, there are other interfaces which can provide some information on what we need. These interfaces include, Msvm_ActiveConnection; Msvm_SwitchLanEndpoint; Msvm_VmLanEndpoint. Msvm_ActiveConnection provides information to map a virtual channel to a Virtual Machine. However, this is true only when all virtual machines are powered-on. Msvm_SwitchLanEndpoint maps parent partition virtual network adapters while Msvm_VmLanEndpoint maps child parition network adapters, again only when VMs are powered-on. One interesting side note is, the NIC GUID you would find in Msvm_VmLanEndpoint or Msvm_SwitchLanEndpoint is not the same as …