QA #21 WSUS updates not available on client machine

Question WSUS updates not available on client machine Some of the servers which are WSUS clients can’t see the updates from them. Few patches were installed with success but other can’t be even shown. Other servers installed all of updates with success. How solve the problem when WSUS updates not available on client machine? Answer If there is no any error on the client machine and log on WSUS doesn’t tell anything about problems, then most probably one thing will

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QA #20 How migrate WSUS content to another disk

Question How migrate WSUS content to another disk I need to migrate WSUS content to another disk. The reason is the capacity. Every month WSUS need more and more space to store data. Additionality we added some new product to support updates. There is no more place for data and disk can’t be extended. We have another disk ready for content. How migrate WSUS content to another disk? Answer Two solutions may apply there. First is install WSUS role once again and

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QA #19 How upgrade Powershell version on Windows Server 2008 R2

Question How upgrade Powershell version on Windows Server 2008 R2 On Windows Server 2008 R2 you have Powershell 2.0 on board. There are plenty of reasons to update them to new version 5.0. Fortunately Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 supports newest release. How upgrade Powershell version on Windows Server 2008 R2? Answer To answer the question what are the benefits of upgrading Powershell to newest version please see related information: What’s new in Powershell 5.0 – LINK What’s new in ISE

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QA #18 Offline removal server from domain. DC not available

Question Offline removal server from domain. DC not available domain I had a test environment with domain controller and domain member servers. After few weeks I decided to demote DC, uninstall Domain Services and remove domain. Before that I dejoin from domain member servers. Unfortunately I missed one of them. For now I have environment without AD and one of server which are member of domain which not exist. I can’t change membership from domain to workgroup using System properties

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QA #17 Error during Windows Server 2012 installation

Question Error during Windows Server 2012 installation When I started Windows Server 2012 R2 installation on Hyper-V I received one of following errors. How can I solve issue regarding error during Windows Server 2012 installation? Windows installation encountered an unexpected error. Verify that the installation sources are accessible, and restart the installation. Error code: 0xE0000100 Windows installation encountered an unexpected error. Verify that the installation sources are accessible, and restart the installation. Error code: 0xE0000005 Windows cannot find the Microsoft

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QA #16 How synchronize PST file and Exchange mailbox

Question How synchronize PST file and Exchange mailbox In some cases you may want to sent your PST file content to you Exchange account. How synchronize PST file and Exchange mailbox? In other approach if you start with new Exchange server migration of user mailboxes is needed. PST file can be generated directly from Exchange Server. Some of users can of course work with local PST files linked to Outlook but some of them can’t. There is always group of them

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QA #15 Start program as administrator or different user

Question Start program as administrator permanently or as different user In some cases users don’t have administrator rights on theirs workstations. It’s good approach when you think about security but can be not the best if someone using a lot of various software. Some of them needs administrator rights. The first think which goes to your head is “ok, let’s grant local administrator permissions for this user”. Not really. Of course it’s always better to provide only local administrator privileges

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QA #14 How to reduce System Volume Information folder size

Question Reduce System Volume Information folder size I see a huge size of System Volume Information  folder on the disk. During investigation I checked Shadow Copies disk usage and that’s it! Unfortunately  Shadow Copies are disabled and I don’t use them. How can I handle this issue? reduce System Volume Information folder size. Answer VSS (Volume Shadow Copies) can use a lot of disk space even Shadow Copies are disabled and not used. All of those files are stored in System

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QA #13 Hyper-V Host removed SCVMM (error 406)

Question Hyper-V Host removed SCVMM When I tried to delete Hyper-V Host from System Center Virtual Machine Manager error occurred. Host is not working properly and should be evicted from cluster and removed from VMM environment and then reinstalled. How can I handle this issue? Hyper-V Host removed SCVMM. Answer When Hyper-V Host is crashed in some cases remove them from VMM is not easy. VMM tried communicate host and perform some tasks during deletion. To force this action you

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QA #12 How export PST Exchange Server 2007

Question Export PST Exchange Server 2007 I have on premises Exchange Server 2007. I would like to export user mailbox archive to pst files directly from server instead of client machine. How can I do that? Let’s see solution for export PST Exchange Server 2007. Answer Export email archive for user from Exchange 2007 Server is possible. We need to prepare environment to do that. What we need? 32 bit Windows system added to domain (can be server or client,

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