May 152017

If you havent already got it, download and install NMAP from Steps 2,3 are probably not required anymore as the script might be deployed already with the install, but check. Download the script from Save it to Nmap NSE script directory Windows location is C:\Program Files (x86)\Nmap\scripts Linux – /usr/share/nmap/scripts/ or /usr/local/share/nmap/scripts/ OSX – /opt/local/share/nmap/scripts/ Test […]

Jun 242015

EVENT # 408355 EVENT LOG Application EVENT TYPE Error SOURCE MSExchangeSA CATEGORY General EVENT ID 9385 DATE / TIME 2015/06/23 04:38:02 PM COMPUTERNAME JuniperEX2010 MESSAGE Microsoft Exchange System Attendant failed to read the membership of the universal security group ‘/dc=/dc=/dc=/ou=Microsoft Exchange Security Groups/cn=Exchange Servers’; the error code was ‘8007203a’. The problem might be that the […]

Aug 282014

from: All PowerShell Versions To test whether a particular service is still responding, use a clever trick. First, ask WMI for the service you want to check. WMI will happily return the process ID of the underlying process. Next, look up this process, and the process object will tell you whether the process is frozen […]

Apr 172014

This script is to simply get all “client” computer names from Active Directory, then get WMI properties to ascertain whether a desk or laptop etc. $Computers = Get-ADComputer -Filter {OperatingSystem -notlike “*Server*”} -Properties * Foreach ($computer in $computers){ IF ($Computer.Description -eq $nul){ $testcomputer = $ IF (test-path \\$testcomputer\c$){ $Description = Get-ADComputer $computer -Properties * $value […]

Mar 052014
Volume Shadow Copy Service Error 0x80070424

If you are receiving the below error message when trying to do backups or access the Shadow Copies under local disk Properties try the below fix Volume Shadow Copy Service information: The COM Server with CLSID {65ee1dba-8ff4-4a58-ac1c-3470ee2f376a} and name SW_PROV cannot be started. [0x80070424] Troubleshooting 1)   Checked and found Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider Service […]

Feb 262014
The Remote Desktop license server cannot update the license attributes for user

Windows 2008 R2 Event Message: The Remote Desktop license server cannot update the license attributes for user “%1!s!” in the Active Directory Domain “%2!s!”. Ensure that the computer account for the license server is a member of Terminal Server License Servers group in Active Directory domain “%2!s!”. If the license server is installed on a […]

Nov 162013
Telkom HomeOffice LTE Performance Review

Based in Kenilworth Cape Town, I had the Telkom Faster ADSL line at 2Mbps, but was only getting roughly 512Mbps download due to the saturation in the area. So I decided to give the Telkom HomeOffice LTE a go. I ordered and received the package a week later on a Friday, the activation took another […]

Jul 022013

Had a issue where some updates where not downloading to WSUS and receiving the following application event error below: Event ID: 364 Source: Windows Server Update Services Content file download failed. Reason: The operation being requested was not performed because the user has not logged on to the network. The specified service does not exist. […]