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Back up SSO for vCenter 5.5

SSO has become a very important component for vSphere environments since 5.1. I gather most people have their management servers running as VMs as well now and do either VM-level or storage arrays backups as a way to protect themselves. But as always it is nice to know how to do a manual backup and restore of just the SSO component should you ever need it. Here is the KB article published by VMware and it might be worth scripting it and have it as a scheduled task

Exchange Cmdlet Size Values

Exchange cmdlets that accept a size value support various unit prefixes such as kilobytes (KB), megabytes (MB), gigabytes (GB) or terabytes (TB). When setting a user’s mailbox quota, for example, the following two cmdlet produce the same result: Set-Mailbox “user” -ProhibitSendQuota 1024MB -UseDatabaseQuotaDefaults $False Set-Mailbox “user” -ProhibitSendQuota 1GB -UseDatabaseQuotaDefaults $False