Remote Desktop Services: Balancing Sessions Hosts and Connection Brokers
Apr13

Remote Desktop Services: Balancing Sessions Hosts and Connection Brokers

KB ID 0001424 Problem I got an email from a colleague who was setting up an RDS farm, (2012 R2). He was having some problems and asked me; “If the Connection Broker brokers the connections to the Session Hosts, how do I RDP to the Session Broker?” This threw me completely, I usually jump on the console in VMware or use a third party remote management tool, I don’t tend to to RDP onto servers. I had fallen into the...

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Cisco WLC: EAP-TLS Secured Wireless with Certificate Services
Apr04

Cisco WLC: EAP-TLS Secured Wireless with Certificate Services

KB ID 0001420 Problem Ah certificates! If I had a pound for every time I’ve heard “I don’t like certificates”, I could retire! The following run through is broken down into the following parts; Setup the Cisco WLC (WLAN) Setup NAP (RADIUS). Setup Certificate Auto Enrolment. Setup Group Policy to Deliver the Wireless Settings. Note: If you are scared of certificates, sometimes it’s easier to setup password...

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PowerShell: Cannot Be Loaded Because Running Scripts is Disabled
Mar24

PowerShell: Cannot Be Loaded Because Running Scripts is Disabled

KB ID 0001417 Problem If you’ve arrived here, you are trying to run a script, and you cant; PS C:\Users\{User-name}> .\{script-name}.ps1 .\{script-name} : File C:\Users\{User-name}\{script-name} cannot be loaded because running scripts is disabled on this system. For more information, see about_Execution_Policies at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=135170. At line:1 char:1 + .\{script-name} + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ +...

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FreeRDP Error: 0x2000D
Mar24

FreeRDP Error: 0x2000D

KB ID 0001416 Problem The day after I had deployed some RDP Web access servers, I got the call that all the Linux (Intel NUC Thin clients), could not connect to the RDP farm, all the windows machines were fine? Error [08:19:16:178] [21254:21255] [ERROR][com.freerdp.core.transport] – BIO_read returned a system error 14094438:SSL routines:ssl3_read_bytes:tlsv1 alert internal error [08:19:16:178] [21254:21255]...

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Remote Desktop Services: Can’t Remove Dead Server
Mar22

Remote Desktop Services: Can’t Remove Dead Server

KB ID 0001415 Problem I was doing some RDS work for a client today, and it would seem that at some time in the past their RDS Licensing server had died, it had been replaced, and everything was working OK. But when I was adding roles to the new servers, this kept popping up; The following server in this deployment are not part of the server pool 1. Server-Name The servers must be added to the server pool. I could have ignored the...

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Exchange Setup Error: Cannot Update Schema
Mar14

Exchange Setup Error: Cannot Update Schema

KB ID 0001409 Problem I had a nightmare with this, (this morning). Client had an Exchange 2007 Server in a sub domain, and I am migrating them to Exchange 2016 (via Exchange 2013). While attempting to deploy the Exchange 2013 Server, the ‘Readiness Checks’ failed; Error: The Active Directory Schema isn’t up-to-date, and this user account isn’t a member of the ‘Schema Admins’ and/or ‘Enterprise...

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