Windows Server 2008 R2

When you use the Best Practice Analyzer for the Domain controller. it’s possible it says that the following root-server (l.root-server.net.) is not anymore available. You see the following error in the DNS To solve this issue you need to lookup what’s the new l.root-servers.net. You can find this information on IANA: http://www.iana.org/domains/root/servers Change the address…

Read More Microsoft | Windows server 2008 R2 DNS warning via Best Practice Analyzer. => Root server not available ( timeout during validation )

Today I had to figure out how to enable ICMP request from a server without enabling file sharing. to do this you have to open the command prompt. (administrative mode) Enter the following command: netsh firewall set icmpsetting 8 now filesharing is not enabled but you are able to ping the server.

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How to use cleanmgr.exe on a Windows server 2008 R2. To do this you need to to the following. Go to a server where you have enabled Desktop Experience ( for example Terminal Server (RDS)) Locate the following files. cleanmgr.exe and cleanmgr.exe.mui Cleanmgr.exe you can find in the following folder C:\Windows\system32 Cleanmgr.exe.mui you can find…

Read More Windows server 2008 R2 | Install Cleanmgr.exe (Disk Cleanup) without enabling Desktop Experience.

How to fix ‘net’is not recognized as an internal or external command, operatable program or batch file. Go to my computer properties Click on Advanced system settings. Click on Environment Variables Search for the Path Variable. Click on Edit. Enter C:Windowssystem32 and click on OK. (This was my issue it wasn’t there) Open a new…

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Problem that in the former nk2 file ( outlook 2003 ) you see an username with a number afterwards. ( This problem occured ina windows 2008 R2 envoirement with exchange 2010 ) To solve this issue you need to execute the following steps. First start the Powershell for exchange 2010. enter the command: get-mailbox <username…

Read More Usernames has strange names in the NK2 Cache ( outlook 2003 / exchange 2010 )

Today I got the annoying message “No System Management driver is loaded” when I was trying to open the HP Proliant Integrated Management Log Viewer. (Image below) After trying the open the HP Proliant Integrated Management Log Viewer with administrative rights. It seems to work only when you use “Run as administrator”.

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Today I had to see how to make an image view program default. Because the had the Microsoft Office Picture Manager as default. Which wasn’t correct, it had to be IrfanView. Now I figured out how to do this. You have to enter the server in Install mode. By the command change user /install After…

Read More Make IrfanView default on a Windows terminal server / Citrix

I was looking for an easy installation and configuration for SNMP on a windows 2008 R2 server. After some goolging around I found the following script. I could be hard to find the script so that’s why I want to share it to other people. Run your powershell console with administrator rights. Change only variable…

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Today I experienced an issue after an update of Scriptlogic Desktop Authority to a new version. Clients don’t get any drive mappings and other configured settings of Desktop Authority. The problem is that the Client uses the old Computer Agent of Scriptlogic Desktop Authority. To figure it out which version could be a problem, you’ve…

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