Exclude One Computer from GPO
Feb12

Exclude One Computer from GPO

Exclude One Computer from GPO KB ID 0001852 Problem You have a requirement that you want one computer (or a group of computers) NOT to have a specific GPO applied. If that is the case, then this is how to simply achieve that goal Note: The same procedure can be used to Exclude a GPO from one user (or a group of users). Solution : Exclude One Computer from GPO Let’s find the computer in question, in my case it’s called PNL-ZERTO-2022,...

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Considerations Before Upgrading Functional Levels
Feb06

Considerations Before Upgrading Functional Levels

Upgrading Functional Levels KB ID 0001851 Problem For over twenty years, I’ve been involved with domain migrations, and I’ve had to upgrade both domain and forest functional levels thousands of times. I’ve also had to deal with many clients who were somewhat nervous when they knew that I was updating, their forest and the domain functional levels. I’m not sure if it’s just embedded in IT folklore that something horrible might happen,...

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Find Specific GPO Settings
Feb05

Find Specific GPO Settings

Find Specific GPO Settings KB ID 0001850 Problem To find Specific GPO Settings are being applied, and which GPO is affecting which setting, you can generate an html report, there are two ways of doing this. You can either run the report on the affected machine, or if you do not have access, you can generate the same report on a domain controller (or any machine that has the group Policy Management console installed). Solution: Find...

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Insufficient access rights Error Code 8344
Nov14

Insufficient access rights Error Code 8344

Error Code 8344 KB ID 0001636 Problem With Azure AD Replication, you may notice that you have the following error when you take a look at your connector status; Error: permission-issue Connected data source error code: 8344 Connected data  source error: Insufficient access rights to perform this operation. Solution: Error Code 8344 Firstly ensure that the user you are running AAD sync under, has the following permissions on the...

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PowerShell Inventory Operating Systems in Active Directory
Nov13

PowerShell Inventory Operating Systems in Active Directory

PowerShell Inventory KB ID 0001838 Problem I needed to get a list of operating systems  ‘in-use’ in my active directory this week. bear in mind this will pull information from all enables computer accounts in AD, so if you are ‘not good’ at tidying out old machines and servers you might get a lot of garbage in your output! Solution: PowerShell Inventory Use the following PowerShell. Get-ADComputer -Filter...

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There Is No Editor Registered To Handle This Attribute Type
Sep27

There Is No Editor Registered To Handle This Attribute Type

KB ID 0001837 Problem If you attempt to edit the authOrig attribute of a mail enabled group using ADSIedit you will get the following error. There is no editor registered to handle this attribute type. Why would you be doing this? This is done when you want to restrict who can email a group. Solution If you are running either on-premises Microsoft Exchange (or are running in Hybrid Exchange mode, and have retained an Exchange server...

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