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

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There are already a lot of known issues with optional update┬áKB3000850 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Starting from Zabbix 2.0, there is an┬áhost 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┬áthat’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 […]

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“Time is of the essence my dear” This is something that is very true in a Windows domain environment. When the systemtime between servers differs too much, al sorts of problems can arise.┬áFor example, in order for Kerberos to function securely, the time difference between the participating machines needs to be less than five minutes. […]

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As a VMware vSphere administrator, one of the important things that you should check for on a regular base is active snapshots on your virtual machines. Keeping snapshots for a long time can affect virtual machine performance negatively. Furthermore, your datastore could completely fill up because of rapidly growing active snapshots, resulting in virtual machines […]

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