Tag Archives: server

Can’t find script engine “VBScript” for script …

I recently came across this error while trying to execute a VBscript. Can’t find script engine “VBScript” for script … After some troubleshooting this was related to the uninstall of McAfee antivirus software. McAfee antivirus intercepts all VBscript execution by …

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Windows 2012 Server Manager refresh failed, requires a restart

The request to add or remove features on the specified server failed. the operation cannot be completed because the server that you specified requires a restart. Role and feature refresh failed with the following error: The Request to list features …

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Exchange database dirty shutdown recovery JET_errLogFileSizeMismatch error -541

Warning: This is a technical article describing steps that you should only execute if you’re familiar and confident with the matter. Error information: Below is some error information that you might have seen and that’s why your search leads you …

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RAS or NPS forward RADIUS request to same server different port

The address of the remote RADIUS server x.x.x.x in remote RADIUS server group yyyyy Resolves to local address x.x.x.x. The address will be ignored. Use case scenario: You want to forward RADIUS requests incoming on the server to some software, …

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Virtual Private Server on SSD storage

Recently I read about the virtual private servers you can create on www.DigitalOcean.com. They call them Droplets, and they get created in less then a minute if you don’t enable back-ups, or just a couple of minutes with back-up service enabled. You can choose between different geographically located datacenters. You can choose between New York, San Francisco, London, Amsterdam and Singapore. You get one public ip address (or ipv6 if you prefer, but who does anyway).

You can choose out of some preselected minimal OS installations such as Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian, Fedora and CoreOS. Or you could even deploy your VPS complete with a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) or even with wordpress of Drupal setup. If I looked at the price (10$/month or 12$ with back-up) for a VPS, with 1CPU, 1GB RAM, 30GB DISK and 2TB data transfer, and compared that to what I was currently paying for 2 shared hosting plans, the math was clear.

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Windows 7 profile SID wrong mstsc can’t login

This is a very strange problem I came across on a windows 7 Embedded thin client. I don’t quite understand what went wrong but I’ll give you a detailed description.

CASE:
The user has a thin client with Windows 7 Embedded that’s been entered in to the Active Directory domain. On the public desktop of the thin client there is a RDP file to connect to a Remote Desktop Server (a.k.a. Terminal Server). The user logs on to the thin client using their AD credentials. The user was able to log on to the server using the RDP file without problems until today.

SYMPTOMS:
– User can’t log on to the Remote Desktop Server, the error received is:

The connection was denied because the user account is not authorized for remote login

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VMware ESXi 5.1 on USB stick won’t boot Proliant DL380 G5

Installation using the cdrom was succesful but after restarting the server won’t boot from the USB stick. Make sure you set the correct BIOS options to allow to boot from USB. If still doesn’t boot than it probably has to …

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Exchange 2010 Outlook Anywhere proxy security certificate wildcard *.domain.com

When you use a wildcard certificate on your Exchange 2007 or 2010 environment you can receive an error on outlook: There is a problem with the proxy servers’s security certificate. The name on the security certificate is invalid or does …

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