Appart from being a bit blown away by the sheer amount of Certificate and Encryption related questions the exam went well. Added MCTS AD and MCTS Network Infrastructure to my listing. Now on to 70-643.
Today I ran into an interesting problem regarding Windows 2008 and the long running “Time Sync” issue due to running multiple domain controllers on Virtual machines. (As far as I can tell this slowly de-syncs the clocks somehow between the host and client machine even if you disable the Time Sync in Hyper-V and also […]
Two days ago I succesfully achieved 70-682 after a short stint of studying. I have more studying planned for this month with 70-648 comming up tomorrow. This succes means I am now also MCTS Windows 7 Configuration and MCITP Enterprise Desktop Support Technician 7. More news soon to follow.
After some strange issues regarding the Network Connection and Sharing Center not working properly I figured out that adding both the Local Server and Network Service accounts to the local administrator group fixed the issue. Then I encountered a problem with the firewall not working. Searching led to this post on Microsoft: http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7security/thread/754bba1e-d100-45b2-8a2e-91ed41af61e3?prof=required Where http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943996/en-us […]
Yesterday I attempted to install several new Dell D210’s with Windows 2008 x64. Booting to the installer prompted to load some drivers for the PERC S100 controller. No problem, downloaded them from the site and inserted the driver. After selecting the partition needed to install the OS a error popped-up: “Windows could not determine if […]
In an on-going effort the create SharePoint template pages we have made a nice piece of code that allows us to hide the login button of the SharePoint Portal site unless users add a specific variable to the URL or unless they are logged in: <% SPUser currentUser = SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser; string DisplayLogin = Request[“login”]; if […]
As many system administrators face the same issues with ExMerge falling away I went and dug up some method of still being able to make PST based backups of every user in an AD environment. Requirements for this are: A 32-bit server / workstation with Outlook 2003 SP2 (I use Outlook 2007) or higher installed […]