Exchange 2019: How Many CALs/SALs Do You Need?
Sep28

Exchange 2019: How Many CALs/SALs Do You Need?

KB ID 0001703 Problem At his point I’m going to assume you know that there are Standard Exchange CALs/SALs, and Enterprise Exchange CALs/SALs. And you know the difference! If you’re unsure see my comments here.  With older versions of Exchange 2010/2007 etc. You could get this information from the GUI. Now you need to use some PowerShell. Solution The two commands you want to use are; Find Out How Many Exchange Standard...

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Windows Server 2019 (&2016): Enable Flash
Sep24

Windows Server 2019 (&2016): Enable Flash

KB ID 0001484 Problem Back in server 2012 this was an easy fix; Windows Server 2012 – Enable Flash However try and do that on Server 2019 or 2016 and this happens; Windows PowerShell Copyright (C) 2016 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. PS C:\Users\administrator.PNL> Install-WindowsFeature Desktop-Experience Install-WindowsFeature : ArgumentNotValid: The role, role service, or feature name is not valid:...

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Safari: Not Showing all Bookmarked Favourites
Sep21

Safari: Not Showing all Bookmarked Favourites

KB ID 0001702 Problem Recently my Safari browser on my MacBook updated, somehow this managed to break Microsoft Edge, a reboot fixed that. The problem was, it was now only showing a ‘reduced’ number of bookmarks from my favourites, (only 24 bookmarks) i.e. Even if I clicked in the navigation bar, (only 12 bookmarks) from my favourites;   Solution A Google search didn’t turn up the answer, clicking on the setting logo...

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AnyConnect: ‘Quick and Dirty’ Duo 2FA
Sep01

AnyConnect: ‘Quick and Dirty’ Duo 2FA

KB ID 0001701 Problem Normally if I were deploying Duo 2FA with AnyConnect I’d deploy a Cisco RADIUS VPN on my LAN, (usually on my Duo Authentication Proxy). See the following article; AnyConnect: Enable Duo 2Factor Authentication However, last time I set this up, a colleague said ‘Oh by the way, you don’t need to do that, you can just point the firewall directly at Duo’. I was initially skeptical but I tried...

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F5: Static Load Balancing (Ratios)
Sep01

F5: Static Load Balancing (Ratios)

KB ID 0001700 Problem In the previous post, we deployed a web load balanced solution with three web servers. Out of the box the BIG-IP solution will use Round Robin load balancing and it will treat all Nodes or Pool Members the same, (it assigns a RATIO OF 1). Everything gets weighted the same, and the F5 will send requests to the Nodes or Pool members one at a time. But what if one of those web servers was a beast of a machine, with...

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