HP Intelligent Provisioning Cant See USB Media?
May16

HP Intelligent Provisioning Cant See USB Media?

KB ID 0001555 Problem Life was simpler when we had DVD Drives and a wallet full of CD/DVDs! I was building an HP DL360 This morning and needed to install Windows. I created a bootable USB with Unetbootin and selected a Windows Server ISO, it wouldn’t boot. So I thought ‘Fine I’ll play the game” I pressed F10 for Intelligent Provisioning. After selecting USB media – the system could not see my USB Drive? ...

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macOS: Create an ISO From a Folder
May14

macOS: Create an ISO From a Folder

KB ID 0001554 Problem I had to get some files onto a server today that had no internet access. I did have iLO access, so if I could get the files into an .iso file, I could present that as a virtual CD/DVD drive, and install the software I required. But how to create an .iso file on my mac? Solution It’s a two step procedure, first you use Disk Utility to create a CDR image, then you convert that image to an ISO. Launch Disk...

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HP iLO Upgrade Stops at 99%
May14

HP iLO Upgrade Stops at 99%

KB ID 0001553 Problem While trying to update an iLO on a blade server yesterday, (from 2.07 to 2.33). I uploaded the file it got to 99% then after a while it recycled and repeated the process all over again, and kept going. Solution Well I was on a 2016 Server using IE 11, and the iLO2 is VERY OLD, so I’m guessing it’s a browser problem. I reconnected to the iLO using Firefox, and it worked perfectly. (Note: If using a...

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Certsrv: Can Only See User and Basic EFS
May13

Certsrv: Can Only See User and Basic EFS

KB ID 0001552 Problem When connected to the Web Enrolment portal (Certsrv) for your Certificate Services, you attempt to submit a certificate request. But you only see User and Basic EFS under Certificate Templates, like so; Solution I’ve done this myself many times, usually you are looking for the ‘Web Server’ template and it’s not there, so we will use that as an example. Go to your CA Server. Windows Server...

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Office 365: Enable User Password Reset
May12

Office 365: Enable User Password Reset

KB ID 0001551 Problem If you want to give your Office 365 users the ability to change and recover their passwords this is the procedure. Solution Open the ‘Azure Active Directory’ admin console. If you didn’t already know, Azure is what’s underpinning your Office 365 subscription, Select ‘Azure Active Directory’ > Password reset. I’m enabling for everyone, you can choose...

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