WSUS installation fails on Server 2008 R2

Problem Trying to install WSUS on Windows Server 2008 R2 you receive the following error message: The update could not be found. Solution The problem may be, that there is already a WSUS server on the network and you have applied some WSUS Group Policies to this new server. Check for any Group Policies applied to this server, which is… Read more »

Fortigate Traffic Shaping (CLI)

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Problem Some Fortinet devices do not provide Traffic Shaping configuration via GUI. There you have to configure it by using the command line nterface (CLI). Solution Enable and configure traffic shaping by using the following commands: config firewall shaper traffic-shaper get edit guarantee-10Mbps (or other name) get set guarantee-bandwith 10000 config firewall policy edit ID of policy set traffic-shaper name… Read more »

Error: Failed to clean up the source mailbox after the move.

Problem Warning: Failed to clean up the source mailbox after the move. Erro details: MapiExceptionUnexpectedMailboxState: Unable to delete mailbox. (hr=0x80004005, ec=2634). Resolution #List all disconnected mailboxes in a database and display DisconnectReason if its SoftDeleted or Disabled Get-MailboxStatistics -Database “DB9” | Where-Object {$_.DisconnectDate -Notlike $NULL} | Format-Table DisplayName, DisconnectDate, MailboxGuid, DisconnectReason –Wrap #Remove all SoftDeleted disconnected mailboxes from a Database… Read more »

Create Exchange room groups

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Problem You have a lot of room mailboxes on your Exchange Server 2010 environment and would like to group them in a custom order to allow the users to easier find them in Outlook. Solution You can easily group them by using this Exchange Powershell commands: New-DistributionGroup -Name “My group Name” -Members “Room Name” -RoomList Get-GlobalAddressList | Update-GlobalAddressList

Changing Exchange web paths for new SAN certificates

Problem … Solution Set-OWAVirtualDirectory –Identity „servername\OWA (Default Web Site)“ –InternalUrl https://mail.contoso.com/owa   Set-EcpVirtualDirectory –Identity „servername\ecp (Default Web Site)“ –InternalUrl https://mail.contoso.com/ecp   Set-ActiveSyncVirtualDirectory –Identity „servername\Microsoft-Server-ActiveSync (Default Web Site)“ –InternalUrl https://mail.contoso.com/Microsoft-Server-ActiveSync   Set-OabVirtualDirectory –Identity „servername\OAB (Default Web Site)“ –InternalUrl https://mail.contoso.com/OAB   Set-ClientAccessServer –Identity servername –AutodiscoverServiceInternalUri https://mail.contoso.com/autodiscover/autodiscover.xml   Set-WebServicesVirtualDirectory –Identity „servername\EWS (Default Web Site)“ –InternalUrl https://mail.contoso.com/ews/exchange.asmx

Expired backup sets are not being deleted after expiration date

Problem In Backup Exec 2012 it may happen that some expired backup sets are not being deleted. This “problem” is caused by the new Data LifeCycle Management functionality which by default ensures that each server is protected and the latest backup sets Need for full disaster recovery is kept. Under certain conditions, this may fill up your disk space. Solution Configure… Read more »

Hyperlinks are not working in Outlook

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Problem The following error message appears, after you click on a Hyperlink in Microsoft Outlook. English This Operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your System Administrator. German Dieser Vorgang wurde wegen Beschränkungen auf diesem Computer abgebrochen. Bitte wenden Sie sich an Ihren Systemadministrator. Solution Use the automated Microsoft FixIt to resolve this… Read more »

Allow users to change distribution list membership in Outlook

Problem Users might not be able to change Distribution Group memberships in Outlook when using Exchange Server 2010 even if they are manager of the group. Solution Create a new management role in Exchange Server 2010. New-ManagementRole -Name OwnerDistributionGroups -Parent MyDistributionGroups Remove-ManagementRoleEntry OwnerDistributionGroups\New-DistributionGroup -Confirm:$false Remove-ManagementRoleEntry OwnerDistributionGroups\Remove-DistributionGroup -Confirm:$false New-ManagementRoleAssignment -Role OwnerDistributionGroups -Policy “Default Role Assignment Policy” After you have created the… Read more »

Error 0xc1420127 on adding drivers to a WIM image

Problem On adding drivers to a WIM Image in Windows Deployment Services you might get the following error message. Error code: 0xc1420127 Solution This error can happen without any specific error. To resolve this problem please follow this steps. Clear all temporary folders on the WDS Server. Start Registry Editor. Delete all key and entries below this Folder: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WIMMount\MountImages Close… Read more »