Outlook Error  “The name of the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site.”
Aug02

Outlook Error “The name of the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site.”

KB ID 0000036 Dtd 02/08/16 Problem Seen in Outlook when connecting to a mailbox on an Exchange Server, its caused by using a self signed certificate OR a purchased certificate, where the internal and external names are different. Solution Before proceeding if you have an A or CNAME record in your DNS for autodiscover  then DELETE it and setup an SRV record! Exchange AutoDiscover Errors – Creating an AutoDiscover SRV Record 1. On the...

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Exchange – ‘Not all the required authentication methods were found’

KB ID 0001180 Dtd 04/05/16ProblemI had to visit a client who had recently gone through an Exchange migration, now his external mail clients were having a nightmare staying connected to Outlook Anywhere. I ran the Exchange connectivity tester and got this;Additional details Not all the required authentication methods were  found Methods Found: Basic Methods Required: NTLM SolutionLooks like an open and shut case, someone forgot to...

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MS Office – Cannot Add Trusted Location
Mar31

MS Office – Cannot Add Trusted Location

KB ID 0001171 Dtd 31/03/16ProblemI was doing a Domain/Exchange/RDS migration for a client this week. He had some Macros that he used for printing. Now Macros are something I know very little about. So I had made it clear, if he had problems with them, I would not be the best person to ask.So when the call came in, that they were having problems with Macros I cringed! As it turned out, the problem wasn’t the Macros at all, it was...

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Visio – ‘You are attempting to open a file type (Visio 2000-2003)’
Nov17

Visio – ‘You are attempting to open a file type (Visio 2000-2003)’

KB ID 0000920 Dtd 28/02/14 Problem I needed to do a quick network diagram for a client, as as soon I tried to open some networking stencils, this happened; You are attempting to open a file type (Visio 2000-2002 Binary Drawings, Templates and Stencils) that has been blocked by your File Block settings in the Trust Center. Click the File tab. Click Options. Click Trust Center, and then click Trust Center Settings. In the Trust Center,...

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Outlook OAB download fails with 0X80004005 and/or 0x8004010f

KB ID 0000035 Dtd 10/06/09 Problem Caused by client not being able to see the Offline Address Book. Solution 1. Log onto the Exchange Server. 2. Start > All Programs > Exchange Management Console > Organisation Configuration > Mailbox > Offline address Book > Create a new one (Must have a different name to {Default}. 3. Delete the Old Offline Address Book. 4. Set the one you created as the default. WAIT 20 MINUTES...

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Outlook Blocks Attachments

‘Outlook blocked access to the following potentially unsafe attachments’ KB ID 0000058 Dtd 12/03/14 Problem Yes it is annoying, someone tries to send you a copy of an program, a database r you are the one doing the sending, and your Outlook client blocks it, but this is done for a good reason. Microsoft have classified 39 different file types as being "dangerous" to your system and have categorized them into two...

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