After migrating some scheduled tasks to a new Windows Server 2016 Core server I discovered that the Backup-GPO cmdlet was throwing an error.
Backup-GPO: The data is invalid. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8007000D)
I used this quick PowerShell script in order to determine which GPOs in particular were having an issue. …
I moved the site to Project Nami hosted on Azure and so far its been working great.
The deployment process was very easy and it's a great way to get more exposure to Azure services.
I just used this post afterwards to get mail up and running.
While scripting a report; I came across an error about being unable to connect.
I examined the server in question and found the server service was not running.
I tried to start it but it stopped immediately with the following error in the system event log:
Windows could not start the Server service on Local Computer …
While scripting the same report as earlier, I cam across a server which I could not connect to remotely via PowerShell.
The WS-Management service was running but was not listening on port 5985 as it should be.
Running the winrm quickconfig command resulted in another error:
WinRM already is set up to receive requests …
There is no direct upgrade path from Windows Server 2012 Essentials to Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard. These are the steps I performed as a workaround.
Transition to Windows Server 2012 Standard Open Windows PowerShell as Administrator, and then run the following command.
dism /online /set-edition:ServerStandard …
I built a new system with Windows 8 and was having random freezing issues. I tried updating drivers and the BIOS for my motherboard to no avail.
Oddly enough it seemed to get better when the Intel virtualization extensions were disabled but still not gone completely.
After a bit of digging I found a suggestion to …
I just migrated from Bluehost to DreamHost which was a learning exercise.
It turns out that Bluehost uses a funky implementation of cPanel which made things more complicated than they needed to be and I had to do everything manually. So far so good!
I got a pretty sweet deal thanks to this Gizmodo promotion. …
When Dolby Digital Live (DDL) or DTS Interactive encoding is enabled on ASUS Xonar DX cards, you might notice that your computer no longer goes to sleep automatically after the designated inactivity timeout period. If DDL/DTS-I is disabled (giving only 2-channel PCM output over SPDIF, or when using direct analogue …
I needed to obtain a NetScaler VPX Express license and navigating the Citrix site can be a challenge.
Here's a direct link to the license page:
Logon to MyCitrix when prompted and then scroll to the bottom. …
I was unable to install Silverlight on a Windows 2003 server, it failed with error 1625.
I took a look in the %TEMP%/SilverlightMSI.log and found this entry:
This installation is forbidden by system policy. Contact your system administrator.
This was strange as we don't have any GPOs to restrict software and UAC …