DNS / AD Replication Failure

April 2019

DNS no access / Domain controllers not able to replicate DNS zones do not load AD sync logon failure the target account name is incorrect DNSaccess denied This issue presented itself initially on a single exchange server showing a trust relationship issue. On investigating it was found the DNS was Read More ...

Cloud Move

April 2019

One of our clients in Stansted have moved their infrastructure to a private cloud setup. They've retired their SBS 2008 box and moved email to 365 and their data to a hosted server 2016 environment. An issue with the underlying internet connection but Virgin have resolved this and all is Read More ...

Outlook Out of Office (OOO) not working

April 2016

Outlook Out of Office (OOO) Not Working We've all seen the various OOO fixes regarding autodiscover not being correctly configured and resetting the virtual directories in IIS, but what do you do if those are all configured correctly and still Outlook complains that the server is unavailable? Open regedit and Read More ...

Windows Update Restart Loop Work Around

April 2016

Windows Update Restart Loop Work Around This fix requires a remote support agent such as centrastage or kaseya agents installed. Delete everything from within the registry key below so that all that is left is the default key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU Reboot and you can now edit the update settings section in Read More ...

Excel - Sorting IP Addresses

August 2013

We're currently planning an IP address change across two sites for a client and as such the first step is to pull together all existing machines with related address so we can document the current and proposed IPs. Using Angry IPScanner (http://angryip.org/w/Download) I ran a scan on the specific range Read More ...