Today, I ran into some problems with our vSphere¬† 6 environment in that the domain authentication was no longer working. We use the machine account for AD authentication. We got the following error in Single Sign-on Configuration: ‘The name of the identity source does not match the existing Integrated Windows Authentication identity source’ Normally, this […]

Read More →

Please be aware that after installing KB3178690: security update for Microsoft Excel 2010, you might experience Excel freezing during calculations. In the company we work for, we experienced this issue on multiple Remote Desktop Session hosts that were running 32-bit version of Excel 2010. (x86) After removing KB3178690, Excel worked fine again. A reboot was […]

Read More →

Windows 10 is a great Operating System, with loads of new features, like PowerShell v5 ūüôā However, when working with VPN connections, you might notice some strange behaviours, like: Unable to modify the TCP/IPv4 properties of the VPN connection. ¬†You can click on the button, but nothing will happen… When you try to resolve an […]

Read More →

There are already a lot of known issues with optional update¬†KB3000850 in combination with Avast Anti-virus. I experienced a different problem after installing KB300850. I don’t use Avast, but I could no longer open RDS Published applications. (Windows 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services) When I logged in on Remote Desktop Services Web Access, I could […]

Read More →

Just a quick one. I ran into this problem when updating a scheduled task. After updating I had to enter the credentials again for the user account the task will be using to execute and it then gave me this error message: “An error has occurred for task <task name>. Error message: The following error […]

Read More →

I’ve been struggling this week with this interesting issue. I found out that Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration (IE ESC) was still enabled for some users on one of our Windows 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Session Host servers, while it was disabled for both administrators as users in Server Manager. It looks like it is […]

Read More →

Most of you have probably heard about the vulnerability in bash by now, which affects most Linux distributions and OS X. If not, check out the article from Red Hat’s security blog. Most administrators will want to patch bash as soon as possible. When running a large VMware environment, first thing you probably want to […]

Read More →

Starting from Zabbix 2.0, there is an¬†host inventory tab for every host you add to Zabbix. By default, only the OS field get’s populated by System Information on a Windows host¬†that’s being monitored using the Zabbix agent. However, you can use PowerShell using WMI queries to fill the Host Inventory tab of your Windows hosts […]

Read More →