Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday on december 8th 2015 released update KB3114409, intended to help admins keep Outlook 2010 from starting in safe mode, has in fact done the opposite.
This issue has multiple potential causes, usually related to the Integration Services version of the failing guest server. This issue occurs when Application-Aware image processing is utilized in the Backup or Replication job settings for transactional quiescence using Microsoft VSS.
Not all computers work better with hardware acceleration, especially those with incompatible drivers.
A couple of users contacted me asking about “white screens” and freezes in Outlook 2013. The simple solution is to disable the hardware acceleration…
While doing a regular maintenance check on my customers servers when I came across a new event in the log.
I’ve previously wrote about changing the sync schedule on this server.
But today I noticed two event errors, ADSync event 6127 and 6127.
My customer has bought a Hewlett-Packard server with a Windows Server 2012 ROK (Reseller Option Kit) license.
However this customer had some issues with the installation of the license on the Hyper-V guest server. Since the Windows server does not recognize the ‘hardware’ as a Proliant server, licensing will not succeed.
However there is a simple solution…
I was faced with an issue regarding NOD32 today. A couple of clients had an old (undocumented) configuration of their antivirus.
As it turned out the clients had “Protected setup” which means you cannot access the settings, or un/reinstall the program without a specific password. It also happened to not be set up to talk to the appropriate “Remote Administrations-server”.
Today was Patch Day for one of my customers. They have a standalone Windows Server 2012 R2 file server.
I reviewed the pending updates and started the download. However the downloads got stuck…
A customer of mine was experiencing performance drops on their HR-server. They asked me to get to the bottom of it.
As always when working with Windows servers and performance I headed over to Perfmon…