Windows USB Install Error 0x80070026
Nov02

Windows USB Install Error 0x80070026

KB ID 0001485 Problem Now physical servers don’t really come with DVD drives any more, Im forever deploying Windows, ESX, or some other Linux OS via a bootable USB drive. I generally use Unerbootin, and just point it at the .iso file and away we go, which I did this week when trying to deploy Window Server 2016. However when I did that, this happened; Windows cannot open the required file {Drive}:\Sources\install.wim. Make sure...

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ASDM on Windows 10: ‘Cannot find Javaw.exe?’
Oct17

ASDM on Windows 10: ‘Cannot find Javaw.exe?’

KB ID 0001478 Problem Windows 10 machine, (with Latest Java installed), while attempting to launch the ASDM you see; Windows cannot find ‘javaw.exe’. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again. Solution I should have fixed this a lot quicker than I did, because the error message was a lot more descriptive in older versions of Windows and the ASDM! This is the same problem seen on Windows 8. You still need...

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Cisco AnyConnect With Server 2016 NPAS (RADIUS) Different Groups
Oct11

Cisco AnyConnect With Server 2016 NPAS (RADIUS) Different Groups

KB ID 0001474 Problem A few years ago I replaced a firewall that was setup like this, and while it took me a while to work out what was going on, I remember thinking it was an elegant solution. Fast forward to today, and I’m now working with the guy who set it up! (Kudos to Paul White). So when I had a client with a similar requirement, I sat down fired up the lab, and documented it. What was used; Windows 10 Remote Client...

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Cisco ASA5500 – L2TP over IPSEC VPN
Sep10

Cisco ASA5500 – L2TP over IPSEC VPN

KB ID 0000571 Problem When Cisco released version 7 of the operating system for PIX/ASA they dropped support for the firewall acting as a PPTP VPN device. Note: If you want to use PPTP you can still terminate PPTP VPNs on a Windows server, if you enable PPTP and GRE Passthrough on the ASA. But if you want to use the native Windows VPN client you can still use L2TP over IPSEC. I had a look around the net to work out how to do this and...

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SMB1 Is Dead? (Unfortunately Not Yet)
Aug23

SMB1 Is Dead? (Unfortunately Not Yet)

KB ID 0001461 Problem I recently did a migration for an engineering company, about a week later I got an email from them to say, “We have a new Windows 10 PC, and it can’t connect to the ‘N’ Drive?” I asked them to send me a screenshot, the error was; You can’t connect to the file share because it’s not secure. This share requires the obsolete SMB1 protocol, which is unsafe and could expose...

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Windows RDP: ‘An authentication error has occurred’
May10

Windows RDP: ‘An authentication error has occurred’

KB ID 0001433 Problem When attempting to RDP to a remote machine;   An authentication error has occurred. The function requested is not supported Remote computer: {name} This could be due to CredSSP encryption oracle remediation. Or you may just see;   An authentication error has occurred. The function requested is not supported Remote computer: {name} Solution This is happening after you have a applied a windows security update it...

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