Cluster: Not Reachable On UDP Port 3433
Nov19

Cluster: Not Reachable On UDP Port 3433

KB ID 0001621 Problem Seen on a Microsoft Hyper-V failover cluster (Server 2019); Network Interfaces {Node-Name} {Interface-Name} and {Node-Name} {Interface-Name} are on the same cluster network, yet address {IP-Address} is not reachable from {IP-Address} using UDP port 3433 Solution I’ve seen this error before, and usually you just need to disable the firewall or open UDP port 3433 and then re-validate the cluster (job done)....

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Office 365 Retention Policies
Nov18

Office 365 Retention Policies

KB ID 0001620 Problem Most things in Office 365 operate on a 30 day retention principle, but what if you are governed by restrictions that require you to retain your data for 5 years or 7 years in some cases? We have had Retention policies in Exchange for years, and I knew you could create a policy in exchange online, but what about OneDrive or SharePoint data? Well with O365 you can specify a ‘top level’ retention policy...

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Exchange Event ID 1012 & 1013
Nov18

Exchange Event ID 1012 & 1013

KB ID 0001619 Problem Seen on Exchange 2013/2016 Event ID 1012 Log Name: Application Source:  MSExchangeDiagnostics Event ID: 1012 Task Category: General Level: Error Keywords: Classic User:  N/A Description: Data loss occurred in RetentionAgent: RetentionAgent: Data loss occurred. The size of this folder E:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Logging\Diagnostics\DailyPerformanceLogs has reached the max size allowed –...

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Outlook: Import and Export Data (.pst)
Nov17

Outlook: Import and Export Data (.pst)

Backup and restore from .pst file KB ID 0000154 Problem You want to import your mail from an older version of Outlook  into your new Outlook mailbox, or you simply want to backup your mail. Solution Thankfully the process is the same for modern Outlook as it was for previous versions of Outlook. 1. In Outlook > Select the “File” Tab > Open > Open & Export > Import/Export Note: On older versions of Outlook...

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ASA Local CA Depreciated: Use Windows CA
Nov07

ASA Local CA Depreciated: Use Windows CA

KB ID 0001616 Problem I got an email about this last night, I rarely ever use the ASA as a Local CA, But that has now been completely depreciated, (post version 9.12(x)) The documentation tells us; Local CA server is deprecated in 9.12(1), and will be removed in a later release—When ASA is configured as local CA server, it is enabled to issue digital certificates, publish Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs), and securely revoke issued...

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Add The ‘Group Policy Management Console’
Nov06

Add The ‘Group Policy Management Console’

KB ID 0001615 Problem On a Domain Controller you will get Group Policy Management, (by default) listed under administrative tools. But if you have a ‘Management Server’ of a ‘Jump Box’, that you want to install the tool onto, (without making it a domain controller!) Then do the following; Option 1: Install GPMC with Powershell This is the quickest and simplest option! Open a PowerShell Windows and execute the...

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