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vssadmin shadowstorage

I ran into an issues today with one of our clients backup not running properly.  After checking the log – “There is not enough space on the volume where the snapshot storage is located.”  This log is a bit misleading.  I’ve tried to clean up the hard disk a bit using space mongo.  Re run the backup and it failed again.  After some digging, I ended up running a command – vssadmin list shadowstorage – 
I get the results Maximum shadow copy storage space: 100%. 
Did some more digging and microsoft recommend this command –
vssadmin resize shadowstorage /For=C: /On=C: /MaxSize=20%
If you have a business that is in need of a managed it services company in Austin, give us a call.  Let us help you with our managed IT solutions so you can focus on what you do best.  Take care of your business.

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Disk Clean Up Tools

Do you have a server or pc that is not working due to disk storage full or almost full? If you are an IT administrator or even a desktop support, you probably have ran into these issues. Sometimes, it’s legit that a person hard drive is full do to legit space usage, but more often, there are other issues, such as log file, temp files, windows updates, or backup logs files taking up space. When you run into these issues, what do you do? Do you try to manually figure out what is using up all the space or do you use a 3rd party software? I run into these issues a lot. For me I use a 3rd party software call spacemongo. It saves me lots of time, when I have a disk clean up job to do. If you are a business in Austin and have a need for a managed IT services company, give BCS a call. Let us help you save time, so you can focus on what you do best – Run your business.

Antivirus and endpoint security services in Austin Computer & Networking Services Microsoft Server Network Security Surveillance Camera System Voice & Data Cabling Services

Cameras, access point, cat 5e data cabling….

Last week, we had a call potential customer call that needed help finishing off a cabling job that another vendor started, but did not finish. We then schedule a meeting for a site survey to see what was going on. When we came on site, we had notice that none of the cables were terminated and some cables run never made it to the destination boxes. While we were walking through the building, the customer asked us if we do security cameras systems, we replied of course! I’ve asked him if it was poe, and we found out that all the cabling was already done for it, all we needed to do was terminate, install the cameras, program the system, and set it up so the customer can view from off site via smart phone, tablet (android or ios or even windows), or from a PC. As I was wrapping things up, the customer ask us if we can install the access point and program it for them, I got a bit excited as I realize there were potential for more work. In the end, we ended up doing all the work for the customers. For those companies that have a cabling crew run all their cables, but couldn’t finish the job 100% give us a call. We can help. Whether you need to add or program security cameras, setup a basic network or a complete network with windows servers, router, antivirus, and wireless access point, we can help!

Antivirus and endpoint security services in Austin email security Network Security

Importance of network security

I remember the old days when internet home user was mostly dial up.  We would dial into the internet using a 56k modem or actually 9600 baud rate modem.  Yes you heard right, for those of you who still remember, that was still state of the art.  I remember, when you wanted to check email or surf the web, you actually had to set aside time to do such thing, as you have to sit in front of a computer that has access to the internet.  Nowadays with so much access to high speed internet (business, home, hot spot, cellular, etc).  it ‘s not use an option, it’s a necessity.  With access to much high speed internet also comes with side effects.  This can be malware, spyware, ransomware, virus, pornography, spam, sexual predators, and the lists goes on.  With that being said, what are we doing to help keep our office and home safe?  There are plenty of options out there, software antivirus, endpoint security, firewalls with content filtering, email spam filtering system,  app blocker, IDP, etc.  Need help with networks security for your home and business, give us a call, let us help you take away the headache so you can focus on your life.