Category: Microsoft

  • Windows 10 1607 IPv6 DHCP Clients

    Noticed IPv6 DHCP was broken on all my Windows 10 clients after I upgraded to the anniversary edition (1607).  Had to run a couple powershell commands to get them pulling addresses: Wired: Set-NetIPInterface ethernet -AddressFamily ipv6 -RouterDiscovery Enabled Set-NetIPInterface ethernet -AddressFamily ipv6 -ManagedAddressConfiguration Enabled Wireless: Set-NetIPInterface wi-fi -AddressFamily ipv6 -RouterDiscovery Enabled Set-NetIPInterface wi-fi -AddressFamily ipv6 […]

  • Open Live Writer

    I’ve been a longtime fan of Windows Live Writer for many years.  Alas, it has been unsupported for many moons and I haven’t been able to get it working with SSL.  The good news is that Microsoft decided to release WLW to the open source community.  The even better news is that someone has forked […]

  • Exchange 2013 OWA/ECP Error 500

    After I installed Exchange 2013 and tried to access either OWA or ECP on it, I kept getting Error 500.  Looking at the httpproxy logs, I saw this: The unhandled exception was: System.Security.Cryptography.CryptographicException: Invalid provider type specified. Turns out Exchange doesn’t like the key provider, Microsoft Software Key Storage Provider, so you have to reissue […]

  • blank owa error

    it never fails, it never fails… or rather it always seems to fail:  exchange service packs or rollups.  I’ve had to fix quote a few at work and in my home lab.  one thing that I’ve come across multiple times for exchange 2010 is to run a powershell script that automagically fixes the issue.  this […]

  • Windows 2008R2 IPv6 Settings

    So that servers get only one ipv6 address… C:\Users\administrator.GUAMMIE>netsh int ipv6 sh int Idx     Met         MTU          State                Name —  ———-  ———-  ————  —————————   1          50  4294967295  connected     Loopback Pseudo-Interface 1 10          50        1280  disconnected  isatap.{1C882B80-03D8-4F3C-B703-6A1DC1768F6B} 11          50        1280  disconnected  Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface 14           5        1500  connected     Local Area Connection 4 C:\Users\administrator.GUAMMIE>netsh int ipv6 sh […]

  • Event 8194 Group Policy Registry

    Started a new job a few weeks ago and now that the new team is all done with training, we’re going through and trying to fix things we’re coming across.  One of the errors that showed up on every single domain controller is 8194 and has to do with Group Policy Registry happening every 5 […]

  • ping sweep with windows cli

    for /L %x in (1,1,255) do @ping -n 1 192.168.0.%x -w 100 | find “Reply” This works right in CLI

  • Windows NPS sync

    1) Add machine2 as an administrator to machine1 2) Create a batch file with the following 3 lines: C:\Windows\System32\netsh.exe -r machine1 nps export filename=”c:\npsexport.xml” exportPSK=”YES”c:\windows\system32\netsh.exe nps import filename=”c:\npsexport.xml”del /F /Q c:\npsexport.xml 3) Create a scheduled task Done.

  • Adios Hyper-V R2, Part 1

    So I’m in the mood to upgrade my virtual server.  Right now it’s running some Phenom II Quadcore with 8GB of RAM.  There are 2 320GB disks in a Raid 1 using the onboard nvdia controller. The disk configuration was a big deciding factor when I was trying to choose between Hyper-V R2 or ESXi […]