Installing an SSL Certificate in Exchange 2007 / 2010 and assigning it to Exchange Services

Installing an SSL Certificate in Exchange 2007 / 2010 and assigning it to Exchange Services

SSL Prerequisite(s): You will have generated a CSR (Certificate Signing Request), prior to this. For an easy way to generate the EMS CSR Command, see here: Exchange 2007 EMS CRS Command Generator: Exchange 2007 CSR Exchange 2010 EMS CRS Command Generator: Exchange 2010 CSR You will have Installed your Intermediate Certificate (via mmc) prior to …

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Unable to add a new Backup Destination via the Windows Backup Console

Unable to add a new Backup Destination via the Windows Backup Console

Problem: Unable to add a new Windows Backup Destination to an existing Windows Backup Schedule via the Windows Backup mmc snap-in (Console). Resolution: Use wbadmin in an Elevated Command Prompt to add the new Destination Drive to the Backup Schedule. Run the following command in an elevated command prompt to determine the Disk Identifier of …

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Configure a new NTP Server in Windows Server

Configure a new NTP Server in Windows Server

Configuring a new NTP Server in Windows Server Open an Elevated Command Prompt: Query the current Time Service using: w32tm /query /status Run the following Command to configure a new NTP Peer: w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:uk.pool.ntp.org Restart the Windows Time Service: net stop w32time net start w32time

Certified Sage 50 Accounts and Payroll Product Specialist

Certified Sage 50 Accounts and Payroll Product Specialist

As an IT Engineer I have a number of Certifications in and around the IT Industry. The company that I work for (Ability IT) have taken the decision to become Sage 50 Accredited Partners, something that I’ve been personally pushing for a while, as a result I have added the following Certifications to my certification …

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Changing the Default SBS Mailbox Database

Changing the Default SBS Mailbox Database

Sometimes it is more practical to create a new Mailbox Database and move the mailboxes opposed to moving the Database via the SBS Wizard. The problem is, when you’ve done this and deleted the original Database it stops the SBS Console from creating any new mailboxes when creating a user, this is due to it …

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Rolling back the ESET Endpoind Antivirus / Security Update File

Rolling back the ESET Endpoind Antivirus / Security Update File

There have been a couple of issues recently with ESET releasing an Antivirus update that is defective. The most recent event that I can recall started to bring up notifications when browsing certain legitimate websites. ESET was quick to identify the error but it took a few hours for them to release a fix. The …

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Windows 10 – Windows Explorer not responding when creating or renaming a folder on a Server 2012 Essentials R2 network share

Windows 10 – Windows Explorer not responding when creating or renaming a folder on a Server 2012 Essentials R2 network share

Problem: I recently had an issue with a Windows 10 PC. Windows Explorer stops responding when creating or renaming a folder on a Server 2012 Essentials R2 network share. Client Spec: Windows 10 64-Bit Version 1607 Build 14393.351 4GB RAM i5 Processor Issue explained: When the user tries to create or rename a folder on …

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Property Owner is not available for Database ‘[SUSDB]’. This property may not exist for this object, or may not be retrievable due to insufficient access rights.

Property Owner is not available for Database ‘[SUSDB]’. This property may not exist for this object, or may not be retrievable due to insufficient access rights.

Problem: Unable to access the WSUS Database (SUSDB) from Microsoft SQL Management Studio. Error: When selecting properies on the SUSDB you get the below error message Property Owner is not available for Database ‘[TEST]’. This property may not exist for this object, or may not be retrievable due to insufficient access rights. Resolution: Run Microsoft …

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How to turn on ‘Microsoft Teams’ in Office365

How to turn on ‘Microsoft Teams’ in Office365

Log into your Office365 Admin account via http://portal.office.com. In the Top Left App Menu, click Admin to open the Office365 Admin Center Expand Settings and select Services & add-ins (see below) From there, scroll down until you see the icon for Microsoft Teams From there, move the switch to the on position. Done

How to update WordPress without using FTP

How to update WordPress without using FTP

I’ve written the below instructions on how to update WordPress directly opposed to updating the installation via FTP. This is primarily aimed at individuals who have WordPress installed on Linux and for those who have direct access to the server (SSH). 1) Connect to your server via SSH 2) Browse to your WordPress Installation directory …

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