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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Hard Drive Full?
Sep10

Hard Drive Full?

KB ID 0000012 Problem The fact that I’m going back to re-write article 0000012, should tell you this is an omnipresent problem! Either very suddenly, or slowly over time you have a drive or a volume that’s full to bursting point. These days with laptops which have smaller SSD drives it’s a common problem. I’ve seen literally hundreds of post in forums, most of them are answered with ‘Use...

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Azure: Point to Site VPN From mac OS?
Aug12

Azure: Point to Site VPN From mac OS?

KB ID 0001693 Problem We mac users always get overlooked. If I had a pound for every time I’ve heard ‘Yeah we don’t support macs?” I would be a rich man. But thankfully this makes us work things out for ourselves usually! So recently I did a article Azure: Point To Site VPN (Remote Access User VPN) but what if you want to use the same solution for a remote mac user? Solution Firstly you will want to download...

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Veeam: Backup to Public Cloud?
Aug04

Veeam: Backup to Public Cloud?

KB ID 0001691 Problem I’ve always been a fan of Veeam, I’ve championed it for years, as a consultant and engineer I want solutions that are easy to deploy, administer, and upgrade, that cause no problems. Like all things that are easy to use, and gain a lot of popularity, Veeam is starting to get DESTROYED BY DEVELOPMENT. What do I mean? Well, things that were simple and easy to find now require you to look at knowledge...

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PowerCLI: Get All Snapshot Information
Aug03

PowerCLI: Get All Snapshot Information

KB ID 0001690 Problem This was asked on EE today, and it was an interesting one so I wrote it up. How to locate all the Snapshots in your VMware virtual infrastructure, and see how much space they are taking. Solution Use the following PowerCLI; Get-Snapshot * | Select-Object -Property VM, Name, SizeGB, Children | Sort-Object -Property sizeGB -Descending | ft -AutoSize Related Articles, References, Credits, or External Links...

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Patch Your DNS Servers! SigRed
Jul15

Patch Your DNS Servers! SigRed

KB ID 0001687 Problem WARNING: This is rated 10 on the CVSS scale. Affected Server OS: Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012, Windows 2012 R2, Windows 2016, Windows 2019 Yesterday Microsoft released a critical notice (KB4569509) to address vulnerabilities identified in (CVE-2020-1350). Basically it allows a remote attacker to perform remote code execution on your DNS servers (unless you patch them!) The reason its...

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