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

Un-installing Exchange 2013 server fails with “Setup can’t continue with the uninstall because the eseutil has open files”

So, I was at a customer uninstalling an Exchange 2013 server as the customer had finished their migration to Office 365. Went through the usual process of decommissioning the server, such as ensuring no mailboxes where left, removing arbitration boxes and so on. Got to the point where the actual uninstall could take place, and … Continue reading Un-installing Exchange 2013 server fails with “Setup can’t continue with the uninstall because the eseutil has open files”

Max Concurrent API reached alert in SCOM 2012…

Over the last couple of months I've implemented a couple of Operations Manager solutions at customers where they all use the Windows Server Management Pack version 6.0.7026.0 This management pack includes a new monitor where it monitors how many secure channels are created to a domain controller when authenticating users using NTLM pass-through. In Windows … Continue reading Max Concurrent API reached alert in SCOM 2012…