Expanding a RAID5 array without losing data

One of my remote offices was getting a little low on drive space on their data partition, so it was time to upgrade the existing drives to large capacity drives. This particular server is a Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard SP2 on a Dell PowerEdge 2950 with six 146GB SCSI drives and a PERC 5/i…

Can’t delete a user from Unity Connection

This week we closed one of our satellite offices and therefore I had to remove the office from, among other things, Cisco Unity Connection. I started deleting the users and hit a problem when I tried to delete the Operator User. The error I receive was: “Operation cannot be completed because the object is in…

Monitoring WildBlue Satellite Usage

Where I live I have no access to cable or DSL for broadband internet. My choices are dial-up or satellite, so the decision is clear, I went with satellite through WildBlue. I signed up with them through Dish Network since they’re a partner. I’m mentioning this because what I’m about to explain, I’m pretty sure…