August 28, 2018
We encounter 1 Windows server 2016 that suffers from a RANDOM REBOOT issue…
Very annoying if it happens during the working hours.
Open the Group Policy Editor : GPEdit.msc
Go to Administrative Templates \ Windows Components \ Windows Update \ Configure Automatic Updates
Enable : 3 Auto Download and Notify for Install
Check the setting using Powershell :
You can run it in Powershell : sconfig
To check the windows update config
You can run it as well as a cmdline : sconfig
Run GPUPDATE using admin credentials …
August 28, 2018
Encountering Event ID 11 Memory Leak in MMC ?
This can be safely ignore according to Microsoft
See here for more details
August 27, 2018
Event ID 7001 relating to VSSAdmin unable to create Shadow Copy
Go to task manager and check the job configurations GUID.
If you find the similar compared to the Event Viewer details. You can delete them.
This might happen after convert a Physical machine to a VM.
August 23, 2018
When you are going to do a restore using the WBADMIN command line. It might be hard to find the correct backup set and location ?
These are steps that will help you to get what you need.
1. Run the command wbadmin get versions
Check you backup time and VERSION IDENTIFIER.
As you can see the backup time is NOT equal to the identifier date and time …
Backup ran at 7 PM and the identifier says 11:00
You can also see the date & time in the folder name …
So in order to getting the correct backup data to restore you need to take the WBADMIN IDENTIFIER details.
August 23, 2018
You may get an error like this when connecting to a remote server using RDP on a Windows 10.
Especially after W10 has received the latest updates ?
Update the servers with the latest Windows updates …
But if this is not feasible, you can apply this workaround temporarily…
Open the Local Group Policy Editor gpedit.msc
Go to Computer Configuration –> Administrative Templates –> System –> Credential Delegation
Enable the Encryption Oracle Remediation Policy
Set to Vulnerable
If you cannot use gpedit.msc (Ex. Windows Home Edition), you can make the same change by using the registry, as follows:
Open a Command Prompt window as Administrator.
Run the following command to add a registry value:
REG ADD HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\CredSSP\Parameters\ /v AllowEncryptionOracle /t REG_DWORD /d 2
August 20, 2018
Some servers make notice of regular Perflib Event ID 1008 Error
Run these commands
After these commands you might see the Warning Event ID 2003
Run this command :
And reboot the server to make sure all errors are gone
More info see here :
August 10, 2018
Let’s say you want to disable the Sync Host Service on our server…
You will get this Error :The Parameter is Incorrect
And it will not let you disable it
First open servives.msc and look for 1 or more Sync Host_xxxx Services in the list. And stop all the services.
Next open Regedit and go to :
There might be multiple in the list…
Change the Start value from 2 to 4 (Disabled)
Open the services again an refresh F5.
The status has changed to Disabled