Microsoft IT Environment Health Scanner

Monday, October 10, 2011

“The Microsoft IT Environment Health Scanner is designed for administrators who want to assess the overall health of their Active Directory and network infrastructure. The tool identifies common problems that can prevent your network environment from functioning properly. “. The tool can be downloaded from the following link.
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The following error message may appear after using DCDiag : “Could not be queried, error 0x6ba "The RPC server is unavailable.”

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

After using dcdiag tool (e.g. “dcdiag.exe /V /C /D /E /s:dcname”,  the following error message may appear: “Could not be queried, error 0x6ba "The RPC server is unavailable.” Usually, this issue occurred due to Microsoft Windows Firewall forbidding unhallowed TCP/IP traffic.  To resolve this issue, use one of the following technics: 1. Disable the Microsoft Windows Firewall (Less recommended). 2. Add "Remote Administration", as a firewall exception. 3. Add the following TCP/IP Ports: Configuring System Service Firewall Rules ,  as a firewall exception.   Note: Third party applications (e.g. Antivirus etc.)  may also...
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How to create a complete memory Dump

Friday, June 10, 2011

A complete memory dump may required during system troubleshooting. Even so that most of the IT staff considering a kernel debug as advanced task, Microsoft and third party support teams may require this dump to complete the system analyze. Usually, to enable debug mode you will need to reboot the computer in “Debug Mode” (by using F8 button during the reboot or by using “bcdedit /bootdebug on” command). Microsoft Sysinternal team provides a nice tool that allow you to debug the computer without a need to reboot it. However, you may need to know that this debug...
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