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:¬†PowerShell.com 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 = $computer.name IF (test-path \\$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. […]

Jun 262013
 

Turning CSV-Files into “Databases” Let’s assume you have a CSV file with information that you need to frequently look up. For example, the CSV file may contain server names and certain configuration settings for them. To easily look up items in your CSV file, you can turn it into a hash table. Let’s first create […]

Jun 212013
 

Getting the following Error messages in the Application Event for both Windows 2003 and 2008 Servers Windows 2003 R2 EVENT LOG Application EVENT TYPE Error SOURCE AutoEnrollment EVENT ID 13 COMPUTERNAME PEFP DATE / TIME 6/21/2013 7:35:44 AM MESSAGE Automatic certificate enrollment for local system failed to enroll for one Domain Controller Authentication certificate (0x80070005). […]