Showing posts from March, 2014

Exchange 2010 DAG - Cluster Event 1579

I am in the process of changing my backup structure to EMCs Avamar and Datadomain. Avamar provides a granular restore functionality for Exchange 2010 and using a DAG component for the VSS enabled backup of your data stores. Part of the setup process is to create a DNS entry for the cluster object manually before running Avamar's DAG configuration tool. After running the tool and setting everything up I noticed this warning and error in my clusters event log: Warning Event ID: 1196 Cluster network name resource 'YourClusterNameHereresource' failed registration of one or more associated DNS name(s) for the following reason: DNS operation refused. Error Event ID: 1579 Cluster network name resource 'YourClusterNameHere' failed to update the DNS record for name 'YourClusterNameHere' over adapter 'YourAdapterNameHere'. The error code was 'DNS operation refused. (9005)'. Ensure that a DNS server is accessible from this cluster node and cont

In the beginning of things...

Hello Internet, Being a technologist and being able work in technology is a gift. Being able to write is not a gift, but a talent that is earned. Recently, I had an engineer onsite to work on my companies VDI road map. During our work we got to talking about different emergent technologies and I was impressed with his knowledge of products both recently on the market and pending release. When I asked him how he kept track of it all his response was simple, "I blog." Turns out every time he solves a problem for a client, works through an issue in his home lab, or sees new tech he writes a blog post about it. He has a very large blog. To that end I am going to attempt the same and hopefully in the process improve my writing skills, my use of punctuation, and overall wordsmithing. (I know that is not a word... off to a great start!)