Windows: ‘Trust Relationship Failed’
Jul08

Windows: ‘Trust Relationship Failed’

Trust Relationship KB ID 0000504 Problem Seen on Windows clients in a domain environment. The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed What’s Happened? Put simply, just like you have a password for your user account, the computer you log onto also has a password (you just never see it), it gets reset (by default) every thirty days, and all this runs in the background. For a lot of different...

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DC Promotion fails ‘FRS is Depreciated’
Jul01

DC Promotion fails ‘FRS is Depreciated’

FRS is Depreciated KB ID 0001579 Problem Error seen when attempting to add a new domain controller to an existing domain; Verification of replica failed. The specified domain {Domain-Name} is still using the File Replication Service (FRS) to replicate the SYSVOL share. FRS is depreciated. The server being promoted does not support FRS and cannot be promoted as a replica into the specified domain. You MUST migrate the specified domain...

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Migrate DHCP Scope(s) to Windows Server 2022
Jun29

Migrate DHCP Scope(s) to Windows Server 2022

Migrate DHCP KB ID 0001792 Problem If you have a lot of DHCP scopes, options, or reservations, then manually creating them on your new DHCP servers can be a both a time consuming and tedious process. If only there was an easier way?  Migrate DHCP with Netsh Below you can see an example, where  I have many scopes and lot’s of settings that would be painful to have to recreate from scratch. This example is on Server 2008 R2,but...

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Migrate From Server 2012 to Server 2022 Domain Controllers
Jun24

Migrate From Server 2012 to Server 2022 Domain Controllers

Server 2012 DC to Server 2022 DC KB ID 0001790 Problem I get asked about this quite a lot. In the past most of the queries were about moving from Server 2008 to Server 2022, if that’s what you are after then simply go here. This article is purely for the introduction of, and migration to Windows Server 2022 Domain Controllers. And it assumes your current domain controllers are Windows server 2012 (or 2012 R2). Adding a Server...

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Completely Remove Teams From macOS
Jun22

Completely Remove Teams From macOS

 Remove Teams KB ID 0001789 Problem I started to notice the performance in my Microsoft Teams was getting ‘very sketchy’, this week while in the office a colleague on the same teams call as myself told me my speech in the call was lagging about 10 seconds behind my actual speech! So I thought I’d remove and reinstall MS Teams, Uninstalling the application is simple as peas! But I wanted to remove EVERYTHING to give...

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Windows – Certificate Enrollment Fails
May27

Windows – Certificate Enrollment Fails

KB ID 0000921  Problem I first saw this problem a few years ago trying to get some Windows clients to auto enrol with server 2008, then this week my colleagues could not get  new 2019 Domain Controller to enrol for a Kerberos certificate, and the this was caused by the same problem. Symtoms (RPC Error) 1. Test to make sure the client can see the CA, and is able to communicate with it, issue the following command; certutil -pulse As...

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