Cisco VPN Client Connects but no traffic will Pass
Sep08

Cisco VPN Client Connects but no traffic will Pass

Note: May also be asked as, Client VPN connects but cannot ping anything behind the Firewall.KB ID 0000199 Dtd 08/09/16ProblemIf I had a pound for every time I've seen this either in the wild, or asked in a forum, I would be minted! In nearly every case the problem is NAT related.In most cases, If the person launching the VPN client is behind a device that is performing NAT, (Home Router, Access Point, Firewall, etc) then the device...

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AnyConnect –  ‘VPN establishment capability from a remote desktop is disabled. A VPN connection will not be established’
Aug23

AnyConnect – ‘VPN establishment capability from a remote desktop is disabled. A VPN connection will not be established’

KB ID 0000546 Dtd¬†23/08/16 Problem If you connect to to a client via RDP then try and run the AnyConnect client you will see this error. This, behaviour is default, and despite me trawling the internet to find a solution (most posts quote changing the local AnyConnectProfile.tmpl¬† file, this file does not exist using Version 3 (I was using v 3.0.4235). Update: Now with version 4 it does not tell you what’s wrong, the VPN appears...

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Outlook Error  “The name of the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site.”
Aug02

Outlook Error “The name of the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site.”

KB ID 0000036 Dtd¬†02/08/16ProblemSeen in Outlook when connecting to a mailbox on an Exchange Server, its caused by using a self signed certificate OR a purchased certificate, where the internal and external names are different.SolutionBefore proceeding if you have an A or CNAME record in your DNS for autodiscover ¬†then DELETE it and setup an SRV record!Exchange AutoDiscover Errors ‚Äď Creating an AutoDiscover SRV Record1. On the...

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Migration From Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 or 2013
Apr03

Migration From Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 or 2013

Part 2 Migrating Public Folders from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013 / 2016 KB ID 0000789 Dtd 03/04/16 Problem Continued from Migration From Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 / 2013 Part 1 Solution Exchange 2016 / 2013 Migration Step 7 "Migrate Public Folders" Note: This article uses the newer 'Batch Migration' method. Make sure your exchange server is patched and up to date or the process will not work. Minimum Patch Levels Source:...

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Microsoft Exchange Server Build Numbers
Apr01

Microsoft Exchange Server Build Numbers

KB ID 0000344 Dtd  01/04/16 ProblemTo find out what service pack and rollups have been applied to Microsoft Exchange you need to locate its "Build Number".2000/200320072010Warning: After SP3 the build number does not update.2013Find Exchange 2013 / Exchange 2016 Build numbers from EMC (PowerShell)Run the following PowerShell command; Get-ExchangeServer | select Name,AdminDisplayVersion SolutionExchange Server 2003Product name Build...

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