Symptoms: Your Citrix NetScaler (Or perhaps other devices testing LDAP or trying to communicate via TLS\SSL) can complete a TLS connection test to Domain Controllers or other LDAP servers just fine, but there is a server that is failing the test and throwing the error below: Here are some knowns: The test is right: port 389 is open, is responding, and other tests to that server are just fine.The server itself is reachable.You know that LDAP is responding and there truly doesn't seem … [Read more...] about Citrix NetScaler LDAP Reachability Test Fails: “Either ‘server’ is not an LDAP server or port ‘389’ is not an LDAP Port
Here's a quick way to uninstall any Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service Instance that you may have previously installed. All installations can be found in Programs & Features. They can be uninstalled by heading there, just as you would uninstall an app there.Head to Control Panel and click on Programs and FeaturesFind the instance name you'd like to uninstall and choose to uninstall, let the script run and you're done. Nice and easy, no big scripts or no special commands. … [Read more...] about Uninstall an AD LDS Instance
There are a few ways you can remove drives that are no longer in use, but the easiest way to is to head into the Device Manager and remove the ones that aren't currently doing anything. The trouble is, you can't see them. Here's how to see them and then uninstall them: Open a command prompt and type the following: [crayon-5bcbaa9d4d50e620030731/] From there, you can then open Device Manager by right clicking on the windows icon at the bottom right and choosing Device Manager. You can … [Read more...] about How to remove old drivers from Windows 10
I ran into an interesting issue when changing the DNS settings on a Windows Server 2008 R2 server not too long ago: Each time I tried to change the DNS settings I'd hop back into the NIC settings to review my changes and they would be gone. A few googles didn't help much until I saw this remark from a post on the web: Tried that too...no dice...I have found the cause and resolved the issue. Our network is running Symantec Endpoint Protection for antivirus/malware protection. There is a … [Read more...] about Is Umbrella Roaming Client removing your DNS entries?
If you've ever dealt with an old P4000 or P4500 you've probably spent some time at login window trying to figure out how to get in. In some scenarios, even though you've set the right user and pass in the console you're still given the following when trying to log into the SMH under port 2381: ERROR: Username and password do not match localhost.localdomain is a monitored private system. Do not attempt to login unless you are an authorized user. SMH is great for windows servers but if … [Read more...] about HP SMH Lefthand P4000 Login ERROR: Username and password do not match
The fastest way to get the GUID of a volume is to use this command: [crayon-5bcbaa9d4e100008258511/] You'll see all the GUID's right there. Close the window when done. Below is a screenshot of what I get: … [Read more...] about View the GUID of a Volume on a PC
I made a script that does a few things: Gets all users that are enabled Creates a table, listing all the the users with a few account details I want Export the table to a .csv file with a unique name, appending the date the export happens Here's the whole thing. I'll explain what it does at the bottom: [crayon-5bcbaa9d4e629921742124/] Here's what it does: PowerShell, although powerful, is just a shell until we give it what it needs to interpret commands and expressions. In … [Read more...] about PowerShell – Export Enabled Users and other Data from Active Directory
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.
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