sysadmin and other technological pontifications

Entries for March, 2011

Adjusting DPI in Terminal Services

I recently deployed a new Terminal Server running 2008 R2, and a few of my users inquired on whether they could adjust the DPI settings to make the fonts larger. To my dismay, these settings appear to be disabled for users logged in via Terminal Services. After a little searching, I was surprised to find […]

UPS Shutdown with ESXi

Setting up your servers to properly integrate with your UPS units and shut down cleanly in the event of a power disruption is something that usually doesn’t take more than 5 minutes in the physical world. Doing this properly for all of your ESXi Virtual Machines, however, can be a bit more involved depending on […]