Install Self Signed Exchange 2010 SSL certificate

For my example, my domains are… Local domain: vcp.local Outside domain: vcpdomain.com.au #NETBIOS name of Client Access exchange server:        vcpsydex01 #Internal FQDN (AD name):        vcpsydex01.vcp.local #External FQDN (Public name):        smtp.vcdomain.com.au #Autodiscover name:            autodiscover.vcdomain.com.au #SubjectName:                cn=smtp.vcdomain.com.au Run the following command on the Client Access Server for generating the new Self-Signed SSL cert using the names listed…

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Picking up Computer Group Membership Changes without a Reboot

Firstly, this is a great article I got from – http://sdmsoftware.com/blog/2008/08/picking_up_computer_group_memb.html One of the irritating side effects of using Group Policy security group filtering on computers is that, if you change a computer’s group membership, you either had to reboot the computer or wait the default 7 days for the computer’s Kerberos ticket to expire…

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Install a local TCP/IP printer using a VBS script

To install a printer using a TCP/IP port, I run the following script, which works perfectly. Just change the sections in RED to suit. ………………………………………………………………………………………………. strComputer = "."Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _    & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")objWMIService.Security_.Privileges.AddAsString "SeLoadDriverPrivilege", True Install "10.10.65.23" ‘ Start the install of the printer sub Install(strIP)    InstallPrinterPort strIPend Sub ‘==================strBasePrinter…

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Configure Backup Exec 12.5 For VMware ESX VCB Backups

Pre-Configuration Steps Install VMware Consolidated Backup Framework onto the Backup Exec server Before installing VCB and connecting the proxy host to the SAN you should disable automount via diskpart(cmd, diskpart, automount disable, automount scrub). When you don’t disable automount Windows will signature all “incoming” disks. When this happens the VMware hosts will not recognize the…

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Default logon domain with IIS

When using IIS FTP for example, the username and password box that pops up won’t accept a username on the domain without putting the domain in front. To avoid having to type in domain\username in the username box follow this Microsoft knowledge base article. This is the error that you might get: Error message in…

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Access Denied to Roaming Profiles

By default the roaming profiles folders for users are only allowed access from the SYSTEM and the user themselves. This can be prevented in Group Policy ahead before the folder is created, Computer Configuration, Administrative Templates, System, User Profiles, Add the Administrators security group to roaming user profiles. However if you haven’t done this and…

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