Today a client called me and said that his second domain controller, which is on Hyper-V, is having connectivity problems. For example, running the ping command from DC2 results in very bad response times or timed out requests. Searching the event viewer, I saw many errors with Event ID 1054: “Description: Windows cannot obtain the … Continue reading Windows cannot obtain the domain controller name error
Following the post regarding how to install drivers based on computer model using WMI query, here is another query you can use in your task sequences to install some processor specific software for example. To find the processor manufacturer during a task sequence, insert a condition for the step you need, and select Query WMI. … Continue reading WMI query for processor manufacturer
Some time ago I used Admin Tools and RSAT for Vista and it saved my time from using remote desktop to log on to several servers. Now it is available (RTM, not RC or something…) for Windows 7 x86/x64. Using RSAT for Win7, you can manage the following roles and features from Windows Server 2008 … Continue reading Remote Server Admin Tools for Windows 7
My last post (Using Group Policy to deploy Office 2007) was quoted on TechEdBloggers site.
Something I have learned the other day… I had to install a small .msi using Group Policy, using a logon script. As it was a small package and not very important, I used a User Configuration Logon script.I created and linked a new GPO to a specific OU with some users (with no admin privileges) … Continue reading Group Policy – User Configuration Logon script
During "troubleshooting period", I have found a very nice website with error codes’ descriptions. Now, every time I get an error in any program, I check the list from this blog http://blogs.msdn.com/joshpoley/pages/errors-009-facility-sspi.aspx. This is how the table with error codes looks like: Code HRESULT Description #define 1 0xC0090001 The specified event is currently not being … Continue reading *009* error codes