SASL/LDAP Simple warning on Domain Controllers
I noticed that a couple of Domain Controllers started reporting Warning-messages. It turns out that one or more clients have been using LDAP binds that are performed on a clear text (non-SSL/TLS-encrypted) connection.
Hyper-V cannot back up VMs with Dynamic drives
This issue has multiple potential causes, usually related to the Integration Services version of the failing guest server. This issue occurs when Application-Aware image processing is utilized in the Backup or Replication job settings for transactional quiescence using Microsoft VSS.
Azure AD Sync Event Error 6126 and 6127
While doing a regular maintenance check on my customers servers when I came across a new event in the log.
I’ve previously wrote about changing the sync schedule on this server.
But today I noticed two event errors, ADSync event 6127 and 6127.
Installing HP branded Windows on a Virtual server
My customer has bought a Hewlett-Packard server with a Windows Server 2012 ROK (Reseller Option Kit) license.
However this customer had some issues with the installation of the license on the Hyper-V guest server. Since the Windows server does not recognize the ‘hardware’ as a Proliant server, licensing will not succeed.
However there is a simple solution…
Event 122: Drivers from Windows Update blocked
Today was Patch Day for one of my customers. They have a standalone Windows Server 2012 R2 file server.
I reviewed the pending updates and started the download. However the downloads got stuck…
Printing Error 018-547 on Xerox WorkCentre
We were faced with and issue regarding a Xerox WorkCentre 7345 printer.
The printer had different scanning profiles set up. One of them were configured to scan a document, convert it to a PDF-file and upload it to a folder on the File-server.
Out of nowhere it ceased to work. I started by logging into the web-interface of the printer.
In the Job History it had registered a Status-message;
Removing .NET Framework 4.5 breaks Windows 2012
Windows Server 2012 includes .NET Framework, it provides a comprehensive and consistent programming model to build and run applications (including Roles and Features) that are built for various platforms.
It is not recommended to uninstall .NET Framework. In some given circumstances, there may be a requirement to remove/re-install it…
GPO Templates for Windows 8.1 and 2012 R2
I know many IT folk have been waiting for the updated Administrative Templates for Update 1 to ensure a smooth rollout…
Windows 8 can’t find WSUS updates
A customer of mine recently started deploying Windows 8 in their environment. MDT was set up and the deployment was working fine, but after deployment the Windows 8 machines wouldn’t connect to the WSUS server.
When trying to connect to the WSUS-server through the Control Panel I got an error message.