Cisco FPR – Re-image from FTD to ASA Code
Nov21

Cisco FPR – Re-image from FTD to ASA Code

KB ID 0001766 Problem Note: This procedure is to re-image a Cisco Firepower device from FTD to ASA code, (in this example a Cisco FPR 1010).  Why would you want to do this? Well to be frank FTD is bobbins, so if you have a device running FTD code you might want to ‘convert’ it to ASA code. If you tried to do this with an older firewall (ASA 5500-X) then you needed to go to Cisco TAC and try and get them to give you an...

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Remote Desktop Services – Connection Errors
Oct25

Remote Desktop Services – Connection Errors

KB ID 0001132   Below is not an exhaustive list of connection errors, it’s just a some things that have tripped me up. If you have a nasty error that you have fixed, feel free to drop me a line, send me some screenshots and the fix, and I’ll add them as well. General Errors Remote Desktop can’t connect to the remote computer for one of the following reasons; 1) Remote access to the server is not enabled 2)The remote...

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How To Open KMZ Files
Oct22

How To Open KMZ Files

KB ID 0001765 Problem Occasionally I get KMZ files sent to me, (usually from Telcos that are showing me the routes of comms circuits). Basically a KMZ file is a ‘Compressed Map File’. If you need to open KMZ files, then it’s simpler than you think. Open KMZ Files These files can be opened with Google Earth Pro, (it’s a free download and install). There you go. Related Articles, References, Credits, or External...

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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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How to Join Windows 11 to a Domain
Oct14

How to Join Windows 11 to a Domain

KB ID 0001764 Problem If you need to join Windows 11 to a domain, then this is the procedure. How To Join Windows 11 to a Domain (Local Domain) Windows Button > Settings. Scroll down to the ‘About’ section and expand it. In the ‘Device Specifications’ section (at the bottom) select ‘Domain or Workgroup’. If you’re used to older versions of Windows, this should look familiar > Change >...

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ESX: This PC Can’t Run Windows 11
Oct13

ESX: This PC Can’t Run Windows 11

KB ID 0001763 Problem: This PC Can’t Run windows 11 When attempting to install Windows 11 on ESX (in this example vSphere 6.7) you will receive the following error; Windows Setup This PC can’t run Windows 11 This PC doesn’t meet the minimum system requirements to install this version of Windows. For more information, visit https://aka.ms.WindowsSysReq The reason you are seeing this is probably not because you...

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