I have a dead server that fails to boot with a Windows STOP error and this entry logged in ILO Uncorrectable PCI Express Error (Embedded device, Bus 0, Device 28, Function 7, Error status 0x00100000) Steps: 1. Installed Server 2016 standard with Desktop Experience, No issues 2. Windows Update, reboot, no issues 3. Ran the … Continue reading “Uncorrectable PCI Express Error”
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- Uncorrectable PCI Express Error
- KB 4093492 Broke my RDP sessions.
Microsoft has released another patch causing issues or is it? the KB 093492 patch is a good thing you just need to patch your servers. Credential Security Support Provider protocol (CredSSP) is an authentication provider that processes authentication requests for other applications. A remote code execution vulnerability exists in unpatched versions of CredSSP. An attacker who … Continue reading “KB 4093492 Broke my RDP sessions.”
- Windows Installer Coordinator on Terminal Server Issue
Yesterday I ran across a program I tried to install on my terminal servers that just hung up with Windows installer Coordinator running. I found that there is a setting in Group Policy that disables Windows Installer Coordinator and allows the install to finish. open the group policy on the local machine go to local … Continue reading “Windows Installer Coordinator on Terminal Server Issue”
- How To Exclude a User from a Dynamic Distribution Group in Office 365
First open PowerShell and connect to the exchange system. $LiveCred = Get-Credential (then enter your Office 365 email address and password in the box that pops up) $Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://ps.outlook.com/powershell/ -Credential $LiveCred -Authentication Basic –AllowRedirection Import-PSSession $Session Then, run Get-DynamicDistributionGroup -Name “Group Name” | fl Name,RecipientFilter Name : Full Time … Continue reading “How To Exclude a User from a Dynamic Distribution Group in Office 365”
- Ransomware Strikes again
Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents or limits users from accessing their system and data. This type of malware forces its victims to pay the ransom through online payment methods to restore access to their systems, or to get their data back. Ransomware can be downloaded by unknowing users who visit malicious or … Continue reading “Ransomware Strikes again”
- QuickBooks Server Manager does not run on a Windows Server 2012 or 2016 with DNS Server role
I have a client that has QuickBooks Database loaded onto their server. The other day they called and reported they could not get into the program. I checked into the issue and found that I could open QuickBooks but not open a database. The software has been running for over a year with no issues … Continue reading “QuickBooks Server Manager does not run on a Windows Server 2012 or 2016 with DNS Server role”
- We’ve run into a problem with your Office 365 subscription
Today I had an issue with a laptop and a new user. The office 365 software was already installed from the previous user so when I logged into a new profile I just signed them into the office 365 account and accepted the agreement. Well I then received the error “We’ve run into a problem … Continue reading “We’ve run into a problem with your Office 365 subscription”
- How to move DHCP from one server to another DHCP server
How to move DHCP from one server to another DHCP server Today at the office , I was decommissioning one of our older Windows server 2008 machines and upgrading it to Windows 2016. I was initially a little worried, seeing as this server ran a lot of key roles, such as DHCP, DNS, Active Directory, … Continue reading “How to move DHCP from one server to another DHCP server”
- Windows Server 2016 Licensing
Windows Server 2016 editions have been streamlined to better support today’s changing business requirements. Windows Server 2016 is the cloud-ready operating system that supports your current workloads while introducing new technologies that make it easy to transition to the cloud. The new Windows Server 2016 licensing model The Windows Server 2016 licensing model includes both … Continue reading “Windows Server 2016 Licensing”
- DFSR not replicating some files
Recently we ran across and issue with some files not replicating across DFSR. when checking the logs there are no errors other files replicate with no issues. (1) when I Looked at the file nor replicating using FSUTIL utility I see the File Attribute = 0x120 File Attributes is a bitmask. 0x100 (Temporary) and 0x20 (Archive) = 0x120 … Continue reading “DFSR not replicating some files”