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March 2017

search not working in outlook 2016

By |March 29th, 2017|Categories: Microsoft|Tags: , |

search not working in outlook 2016 There is a new update out for office 2016 released on 27 march 2017 (update 7870.2031), that will solve search problems in outlook 2016 make sure you rebuild your index search database after applying this update. no restart needed read the all article here versions and build numbers for office 365 can be found here

IPMI/iLO setting for power management fails

By |March 9th, 2017|Categories: VMware|

VMware power management settings on Lenovo IMM2 For some reason these settings keep giving me problems. So i came across the following VMware article "Configuring the IPMI/iLO setting for power management (DPM) fails with the error: A specified parameter was not correct" (2009169) The article helped me a little. Because I was using a special character in my password, so don't use $,@,#,% or anything like that. DPM doesn't like it. Now I was using Lenovo IMM2 so the article want [...]

decommission PSC from vCenter

By |March 1st, 2017|Categories: VMware|Tags: |

when its time to decommission a PSC from your vCenter this is how you do it. make sure your vcenter isn't using the PSC your decommissioning. Easiest way to check is via the VMware Web client. vCenter -> Manage -> Settings -> advanced settings search for the key "config.vpxd.soo.admin.uri". This will show you what PSC is being used by vCenter. if needed repoint the vCenter to another PSC within your Site. follow Vmware KB 2113917 shut down the PSC connect [...]

January 2017

Reset password for a Windows 10 local account

By |January 31st, 2017|Categories: Microsoft|Tags: , |

Password Reset Windows 10 local user account When you forget your password of a local account on windows 10 then you can just do the following procedure. download a Linux live CD/DVD (for example: knoppix live DVD) and burn it on DVD or make a bootable USB disk. change your Bios settings so you can boot from CD or USB. For Lenovo press F1 when you see the lenovo logo. once in the BIOS go to exit and disable "OS [...]

October 2016

Exchange 2016. Allowing Users to Edit Exchange Groups They Manage

By |October 25th, 2016|Categories: Exchange|

Since exchange 2010 it's not allowed to edit a group in outlook. This has been moved to the ECP, but this means granting a user access to the ECP console. after some reasearch I found this cool article explaining a lot how it works http://blogs.perficient.com/microsoft/2015/04/office-365-allowing-users-to-edit-exchange-groups-they-manage/ I used methode #1 in Active Directory to add "managed by" attribute.  After that I used his steps to Create a new “Manage-MyDGs” role from an existing role Remove any commands that allow actions other [...]

Introducing vSphere 6.5

By |October 24th, 2016|Categories: VMware|Tags: |

VMware announces vSphere 6.5 vSphere 6.5 is here! check out these links if you want to know more. with some cool new features i think this will be a fun edition to keep up with. some quick features vCenter HA vsphere HTML 5 client next to the Web client VSAN 6.6 -  2 Two-node Direct Connect for Remote Office/Branch Office Environments VMware update manager finaly fully  integrated ! ...many, many more check out the Press release here links https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2016/10/introducing-vsphere-6-5.html http://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2016/10/whats-new-in-vsphere-6-5-vcenter-server.html http://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2016/10/whats-new-in-vsphere-6-5-security.html [...]

Samsung S7 edge heating up

By |October 15th, 2016|Categories: Samsung|Tags: , |

Samsung S7 edge heating up A lot of people facing that the Samsung S7 edge heating up and draining battery. this happened to me too on 15-10-2016. So after some searching the web I came across that there was an update wich caused the cpu to be high and drain the battery and heating up.  So hot it could destroy your phone. For a lot of people it was the Samsung oculus and the gear VR. I started looking after [...]

NSX manager Backup & Restore

By |October 13th, 2016|Categories: VMware|Tags: , , |

NSX manager Backup & Restore. NSX is becoming very (maybe already is) important in you vSphere environment.So Backing up your configuration is essential to your environment. In case of a corrupt or bad configuration you can always restore to a previous point in time. Here is how you do it. Backup NSX First Setup a FTP server in your environment. I have chosen to set up an IIS FPT Server, but you can choose whatever FTP server your prefer. For [...]

Virtual Machine disks consolidation needed – Unable to access file since it is locked

By |October 11th, 2016|Categories: VMware|

  After some testing with Veeam backup and Replication i noticed the following warning in my vSphere Web client Virtual Machine consolidation Needed So looked simple enough and i right clicked the VM and navigated to snapshot -> consolidate. But that would have been to easy. the detail error says the file was locked. First i did some basic steps Took an new snaphost deleted the snaphost again. hoping that it would delete corretly now. tried consolidatin again. but still [...]

September 2016

Microsoft Exchange 2016 – event 9646 – MSExchangeIS

By |September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Exchange, Microsoft|Tags: |

During a migration from domino to exchange i have run into following error. Mapi session /o=mydomein/ou=Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT)/cn=Recipients/cn=f47163f497bb4c02b5b43d861bb35136-Admin Dell Mig with client type MoMT exceeded the maximum of 32 objects of type Session. Default there are some limits to how many sessions one user can have or even how many objects one user can open (i think it was 500 per user session) to solve this you have to edit the registery on your exchange server this worked for [...]