That time of the month (or quarter to be more exact)…

Patching time... Microsoft has released the June 2019 cumulative updates for Exchange servers running 2013, 2016 or 2019. While the patches themselves addresses several both functional as well as security issues, there are two things I find worth noting about this release. Lowering rights assigned to Exchange server One of the tasks to be done … Continue reading That time of the month (or quarter to be more exact)…

SCOM – Exchange Client Proxy Error

I was implementing System Center Operations Manager in a project at a customer for monitoring Exchange. After loading the Exchange Management Pack, a bunch of errors like these were logged: The Ehlo options for the client proxy target did not match while setting up proxy for user on inbound session 08D2F00F25C773B2. The critical non-matching options were . … Continue reading SCOM – Exchange Client Proxy Error

Excel 2016 crashes after KB3118373

Microsoft has acknowledged after releasing the October 4, 2016 update for Excel 2016 that it may cause Excel to crash, according to customer feedback. The solution to this problem is simply to remove the update in question, as per this KB article: Error message “Microsoft Excel has stopped working” after installing KB3118373 Fixes for this … Continue reading Excel 2016 crashes after KB3118373

DirectAccess Configuration Load Error

I was implementing a DirectAccess solution at a customer using Windows 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 Everything went fine with installation and configuration and I was looking forward to testing it. But after everything was done I opened the Remote Access Management Console only to be met by an error stating "Configuration Load Error. Settings … Continue reading DirectAccess Configuration Load Error