VMware – Cannot Cut, Copy, or Paste to VM’s
Apr20

VMware – Cannot Cut, Copy, or Paste to VM’s

KB ID 0000515 Problem Ever since ESX 4.1 this feature has been disabled and you have been unable to paste to VM, VMware say in their own documentation: Source (Page 215 – ESX Configuration Guide ESX 4.1 vCenter Server 4.1). To turn this feature back ON you have a few choices. Please be aware: We are talking about copy and pasting TEXT to and from a guest VM NOT files and folders. Solution Option 1 (Enable Copy and Paste to VM an...

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Outlook OAB download fails with 0x80004005 and/or 0x8004010F
Mar08

Outlook OAB download fails with 0x80004005 and/or 0x8004010F

KB ID 0000035  Problem 0x8004010F is caused by client not being able to see the Offline Address Book. 0x8004010F Error With Exchange 2013/2016/2019 Firstly make sure your autodiscover is correct, on the Exchange server open the Exchange management shell, and issue the following  command. Get-clientAccessServer | fl Name,AutoDiscoverServiceInternalUri If you need to fix/change it, use the following syntax. Set-ClientAccessServer...

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Windows Server – Sysprep
Nov17

Windows Server – Sysprep

KB ID 0000729  Problem I don’t deploy large amounts of servers at once, so Windows Server sysprep is not as important as it is with the client operating systems I deploy. But I do need to create virtual machine templates, (mostly for testing), but some clients like to have server templates. I prefer to manually sysprep and shutdown a server then either convert or clone it to a template. Thankfully sysprep is in the same place as...

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Exchange 2000 / 2003 – Exporting Mail to .pst files with ExMerge
Nov17

Exchange 2000 / 2003 – Exporting Mail to .pst files with ExMerge

KB ID 0000091 Problem ExMerge has been around for a long time, its used (as the name implies) to merge pst files into existing mailbox’s. However its also a great tool to export/backup users mail box’s if you’re doing a migration, or if you have got your “Disaster Recovery” hat on. The following is a run through of how to export from a mail store to pst files – Note on a live system this can take...

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Windows Server – Install and Configure NDES
Oct21

Windows Server – Install and Configure NDES

KB ID 0000947  Problem NDES, is the name for what we used to call MSCEP, which was an ‘add-on’ for the Server 2003 family of servers. In Server 2008 it was renamed to NDES. It is a role service that runs on a Certificate Services Server, and is used to create a registration authority (RA) that can issue certificates from your PKI infrastructure to network devices, i.e. Routers, Firewalls and Switches. Solution Installing...

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