Windows Domain controller event id 4012 DFSR

By |2016-02-28T17:24:39+01:00February 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

In my case the DC controllers were out of sync too long. (DC2 was shut down for longer then 60 days. homelab) after some searching i found that just simply set MaxOfflineTimeInDays greater than the days in the eventlog. so i used command in elevated command prompt: wmic.exe /namespace:\\root\microsoftdfs path DfsrMachineConfig set MaxOfflineTimeInDays=65 change 65 to the days greater than in the event: for example 300 days if possible reboot your servers or wait few minutes for a succesful replication Consider setting the MaxOfflineTimeInDays back to original days of 60

Change Network adapter type from E1000E to VMXNET3 in vCloud Director

By |2016-10-26T12:43:01+01:00February 2nd, 2016|vcloud director, VMware|

When you use windows 2012 or windows 8 in your environment, you probably run into disconnects from time to time. Setting up a Windows 2012 server in vSphere or vCloud director gives you the standard E1000E adapter. So if you didn’t change it from the start you will need to change it later on. Means little more work and downtime of your sever. So log into your vCloud Director an navigate to your VM machine. Make sure you document the ip address of your NIC, subnet mask, gateway and DNs servers. Power off the vApp if [...]