19 בApril 2018
It is quite well known and not a secret that Microsoft wants being involved and be a major player in anti-virus worlds, they are increasingly pushing the endpoint protection as security solution to many customers, and to be sincere the Endpoint protection does a perfect job!
In this article, you are going to see how to enable and deploy the SCEP (System Center Endpoint Protection) and afterward, I will show you how to create the necessary antimalware policy and custom client device settings and at the end, we will deploy them together.
System Center Endpoint Protection allows us to manage our end clients...
12 בApril 2018
I gonna show you how to change SCCM Boot Image background during Task Sequence deployment.
It's going to be pretty straightforward, just changing the default background image with yours.
You should find out where the "Windows PE Background" is located using check the WinPe properties:
You should update the 86 & 64 boot images with the same background image
Go to your boot images and right click on them and then click on "Customization" and you will see the "Windows PE Background":
By the way, almost forget, This is the default one which comes with boot images:
Browse the folder that contains the background...
10 בApril 2018
During the week I have experienced a very annoying issue with Office 365 on terminal servers.
You may get the following message while opening an office product on terminal services:
This copy of Microsoft Office cannot be used on a computer running Terminal Services. To use Microsoft Office on a computer running Terminal Services, You must use a Volume License edition of Office.
although you have installed your Office according to Microsoft best practice with "SharedComputerLicense" value in the XML:
<Property Name="SharedComputerLicensing" Value="1" />
In order to verify if you have installed the correct version you should open the registry and find the following key:
3 בApril 2018
Sometimes you could see the following Event in the Event Viewer on Exchange 2013, I don't like seeing these messages on some critical systems.
You would check the MoveRequest and verify if any mailbox move request is stuck or export requests, import requests of migration batches, you should wait, remove, delete it up to you.
You can fix this using the following cmdlet:
Remove-MoveRequest -MoveRequestQueue "DatabaseGuid" -MailboxGuid "RequestGuid"
Afterward, you shouldn't see that message on event viewer, unless you have another warning about the different mailbox.
31 בMarch 2018
During the week I got a customer that asks for removing DAG configuration, they wanted to work just with a single an Exchange server.
This process isn't so difficult but it requires a lot of concentration and focuses on the task, there is no place for mistakes here buddies.
Therefore, in this article, I'm going to share the steps with you and show you how to do that safely and thoroughly
In my scenario, I had two Exchange servers and a witness server.
Alright, let's start with the removing process:
First of all, you should check where the databases are located on and which server...
Recently, I had to move my customer from Microsoft Exchange 2010 to office 365 services, due to financial circumstances the customer decided to return back to the on-premises environment.
But while returning back we encounter in several unexpected issues with sending emails from some end-users.
When a user tries to send an email to certain mailbox we receive the following error:
The e-mail address you entered couldn't be found. Please check the recipient's e-mail address and try to resend the message. If the problem continues, please contact your helpdesk.
550 5.1.1 RESOLVER.ADR.ExRecipNotFound; not found ##
I wasn't able to realize why it happens, after...
Hope you are doing well!
Today want to share with you a great method to download files from websites using Powershell, it could be very necessary when you have to download files constantly from a certain website.
$WebClient = New-Object System.Net.WebClient
Just wondering if anyone has been encountering with the following error message when trying to apply some settings on distribution point in the SCCM:
The self-signed certificate could not be created successfully
It freaks me out, didn't understand what wrong I am doing and After I restarted the machine twice I noticed that I am logging as temp user and SCCM can't apply this setting to this users.
Please fix your profile and then try to set the configuration again it will work like charm.
Another solution that can help you is opening "C:Users<user>AppDataRoamingMicrosoftCrypt." and delete any available key you found...
This week I got a new customer with a funny interesting problem in his Exchange 2013 environments,
The new customer suffered from inactive & active availability with regards to Exchange services, some different IT integration company provided them support and maintenance, due to some internal reasons they have decided to join our IT integration and strengthen their productions services,the first task they ask me to check is the Exchange environments which was mostly down, unavailable and painful point.
I noticed that they have two Exchange servers that configured with DAG service and the witness server is the Active Directory which is...
Hey dear IT guys,
I would like to share with you some good troubleshooting options you can make use when you trying to establish a new Active Directory and experience some issues.
Please follow the logs and relevant events viewer for your troubleshooting.
Server Manager or ADDSDeployment Windows PowerShell operations - %systemroot%\debug\dcpromoui.log
Installation/Promotion of the domain controller - %systemroot%\debug\dcpromo.log
- Event viewer\Windows logs\System
- Event viewer\Windows logs\Application
- Event viewer\Applications and services logs\Directory Service
- Event viewer\Applications and services logs\File Replication Service
- Event viewer\Applications and services logs\DFS Replication
Forest or domain upgrade - %systemroot%\debug\adprep\\adprep.log
Server Manager ADDSDeployment Windows PowerShell deployment engine - Event viewer\Applications...