Windows Server 2012

Recently I configured SNMP via the Group Policy. How ever by default you are not able to uncheck the Sent Authentication Trap function in the SNMP Serivce Settings. To do this you need to follow the following steps to complete this. Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates definitions\Network\SNMP\Specify communities. Enable this GPO and enter at Communities your own…

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Today I walked into a problem with Veeam Endpoint on a server. The backup didn’t work and I received the error displayed below. When I started the backup-job. Error: Cannot proceed with the job: existing backup meta file ‘Backup Job\Backup Job.vbm’ on repository ‘BackupStorage’ is not synchronized with the DB. To resolve this, run repository…

Read More Veeam EndPoint| Error: Cannot proceed with the job: existing backup meta file 'Backup Job\Backup Job.vbm' on repository 'BackupStorage' is not synchronized with the DB

It happens quite often that you see in your windows explorer on the fileserver where you store the roaming / default profiles of users. And you see only “My Documents” instead of a username To change this you have to change the view settings of windows first for all the folders (temporary) Change the settings…

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Yesterday I walked into an issue that windows 2003 servers and XP systems weren’t able to connect to a network share located on a Windows server 2012 R2. I ran the DFS BPA on the Windows server 2012R2 and saw the following message. Warning Srv.sys should be running. Well I thought I’ve to look how…

Read More Windows server 2012R2 Windows server 2003 | Share access issues after you followed up DFS BPA results

Yesterday I walked into an error of Windows Server 2012 R2 on Windows server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V. When i tried to install it in a virtual machine generation 2 version. (note: virtual machine generation 1 doesn’t have the issue with Windows server 2012R2) I got the following error: “A virtual disk support provider for…

Read More Microsoft Hyper-V | Installation error Windows server 2012R2 | “A virtual disk support provider for the specified file was not found”

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 )

How to setup Radius for authentication with for example a Cisco VPN Connection. When opening the Dashboard after logon with the administrator user you have to choose Add roles and features Choose Role-Based or feature-based installation and click on next Select the server which get the new feature and click on next Select network Policy…

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How to setup a Net IPv6 DHCP Scope. I start first with the configuration of the Cisco IOS router. Keep the router configuration as simple as possible for enabling ipc6 traffic. Ipv6 is working good you can proceed further with the security on the IOS Router. Router configuration. IPV6 dns servers previder ip name-server 2001:1690:1:A::53…

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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.

If you having Windows 8 or Windows server 2012 installed and you think you have the wrong language or you want to have a different language than you can change this. You should go to your configuration screen. ( Currently my Windows is running a Dutch version) Go to the option Language. (The word Taal…

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