Every once in a while you'll run across issues with NTFS security that just can't be explained. You'll want to move folders, files into folders, or take ownership of a file but Windows Explorer just won't let you. Run these two commands and you'll get your ownership back. takeown /f S:\path/r /d y icacls S:\path /grant administrators: f /t If you are logged in as yourself, the first command will make you the owner. The second command will clear up any issues with administrators having … [Read more...] about An error occurred while applying security information – Access is denied
Here's a quick tutorial that you can reference when wanting to apply new Group Policy Templates. What are Group Policy Templates? Not everything you can do in Group Policy inherently exists. New apps and new policies come out all the time. Since not every business needs a bloated version of Group Policy with a ton of rules and settings, you can customize what you want by adding or removing group policy related settings. Software engineers will develop a Group Policy Template for their … [Read more...] about How to apply Group Policy Templates via ADMX Files
Notes This is an issue found in my working version of Exchange, which is Exchange 2013 CU 11. It may exist elsewhere, but this is all I've got to test with. Problem Using the Exchange Admin Center, you either tried to import a certificate or complete a certificate request. It may have done nothing on the first attempt, but it gave you this error on the second attempt. Description What you're seeing is that you have a cert that was successfully installed on the server the first time … [Read more...] about A special Rpc error occurred. Cannot import certificate. A certificate with the thumbprint already exists.
Here's a quick and easy way to import contacts in bulk into the GAL. Assumptions: You can run PowerShell You have the admin username and password of your Office 365 Account You need to create a .csv with your contacts that you want. You can head the columns with the name of the field of the contact information. You really only need a few, the rest are option. Save the file something easy and put it at the root of your C:\ drive for easy path use. This example is only going to … [Read more...] about Office 365: Import contacts into GAL
I have a rig at home, but when I travel I like to hop in and hang out in the auction house. With the release of Legion, new graphics settings and levels are available. Logging in for the first time on my MBP was pretty scary because the graphics were so bad. I thought this was just how it was going to be from now on. No matter what level of graphics (There are 10 now) I moved to, things still didn't look so good. I found the one thing that mattered most: Render Scale. Head to System > … [Read more...] about WoW Legion: Fix graphics for Macbook Pro
I came across the problem the other day and found an outdated but somewhat helpful KB article for LabTech. Here's the outdated article: https://docs.labtechsoftware.com/knowledgebase/article/9040 Solution The problem is not that they can't see locations, it's that they can't see them when they are empty. If you put an object in there, they'll light right up for them. You need to make sure they can see all locations no matter what. Here's how to do that: Launch LabTech Double click … [Read more...] about Labtech: Admins can’t see locations unless they created them.
I've been getting deeper into Splunk and along the way I collected some quick and easy tutorials to help me do the easier things. Below is how to remove a Splunk app after it has been installed. Splunk version: 6.3 Log into the console and head to the /opt/splunk/etc/apps directory. Use the command "ls" to list what folders are in the apps folder. Remove the folder there. This will delete the app. An example of what I did to remove the Fortigate App is … [Read more...] about Remove an app from Splunk
Instead of using an HTTP request through your browser, you can head to your command line and do a DNS request to OpenDNS that will return your current IP Address. Give this a shot: [crayon-58863586f3dca034311246/] This works on Windows10, I'm fairly certain it won't have an OS limitation. Let me know how it goes. … [Read more...] about Find Public IP using command line on Windows
If you're manually upgrading vCenter, you might run into this error. VMware tells you it's either the media or the Agent that needs to be started. But in my issue, when upgrading from vCenter 5.5 to vCenter 5.5 Update 3, I needed to enable the SQL Agent Service in Services in order to get it to work. Here's my fix: Go to Services Find SQL Server Agent Service and see that it is disabled Right click the service and change it to Automatic in properties Start the service … [Read more...] about Please make sure SQL Server Agent service is running on the Database Server
This was very frustrating for me after upgrading to Windows 10. I know most of my posts are server related, but I hope this helps some of you. Problem: When you try to change the product key of Windows 10 the box just freezes. There's nowhere to enter your product key. Solution: Hit the Windows Key and type in UAC to open up the User Access Control Center If you're like me, you dropped this down to less notifications because you believe in your ability to not be dumb and get … [Read more...] about Windows 10 Change Product Key Freezes