Access Denied When Editing MSMQ Messsage Queuing Properties

Issue:  We were trying to adjust Private Message Queuing properties (specifically, message storage limits, Access Permission) via Computer Management on my machine. It fails with the following message: The properties of cannot be set. Error: Access is denied. Reason: MSMQ created private Queue by application, application was using system account to create the queue. Unable … Continue reading Access Denied When Editing MSMQ Messsage Queuing Properties

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POWERSHELL SCRIPT:: DHCP BACKUP SCRIPT WITH NOTIFICATION

This script can be scheduled from a remote machine to execute across DHCP servers Below command to find list of Authorized DHCP servers, (Get-ADObject -SearchBase "cn=configuration,dc=domain,dc=net" -Filter "objectclass -eq 'dhcpclass' -AND Name -ne 'dhcproot'").name, this can be incorported instead of  [array]$lists = @(“DHCP01″,”DHCP02″,”DHCP03”). Like [array]$lists = (Get-ADObject -SearchBase "cn=configuration,dc=domain,dc=net" -Filter "objectclass -eq 'dhcpclass' -AND Name -ne 'dhcproot'").name Below … Continue reading POWERSHELL SCRIPT:: DHCP BACKUP SCRIPT WITH NOTIFICATION

POWERSHELL SCRIPT :: Request for Certifcate and Import in to Remote Machine

Below script created to achieve certain requirement of include non-production domains servers in to SCOM monitoring, where gateway servers are not available and no PKI environment to issue certificate. First part generate, import, and Export certificate (pfx) with private key and Second part import pfx certificate in to local machine. Need to create Computers.csv with … Continue reading POWERSHELL SCRIPT :: Request for Certifcate and Import in to Remote Machine

KNOWN ISSUE :: POWERPATH INSTALLATION ISSUE (WINDOWS 2016)

Issue: Powerpath Installation failing on Windows 2016 server Operating system. Installation abruptly ended with error “Powerpath detected a problem with MPIO feature” Casuse : MPIO missing Fix: MPIO feature must be enabled before proceeding with installation of powepath on servers. Install MPIO feature from Server manager, restart the server and proceed with Powerpath installation. NB: Always install … Continue reading KNOWN ISSUE :: POWERPATH INSTALLATION ISSUE (WINDOWS 2016)

Ansible playbook for change the root user password

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Ansible playbook for change the root user password

Requirements:

  • Need to create inventory files with list of hostnames
  • Need to copy encrypted password from /etc/shadow or you can use perl script to generate. Then paste the password to YAML file below.

Syntax:-

$  ansible-playbook -i <inventory_file> <filename.yml>

Filename.yml  contents


– hosts: all
become: yes
vars:
password: Copy the encrypted password values here

tasks:
– name: Change root password
user: name=root update_password=always password={{password}}

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PowerCLI :: Update VM IP Addresses without runas administrator

Hello Friends, Yet another issue I have faced recently on updating the server VM IP address through powerCLI without running console or remote in to server. Situation was we were moving our existing production VMware environment from  one hardware solution another, vmotion of the VM from one vCenter to another failed for few servers due … Continue reading PowerCLI :: Update VM IP Addresses without runas administrator

Windows 2012 R2 server boot loop to Windows Recovery Console!

Issue:    Windows 2012 R2 server not loading to Desktop, server boot loop to Windows Recovery Console & Driver fault error 0xc0000099 Cause :   EMC powerpath driver corrupted, missing or not loading Fix : Initial Trouble shooting Steps: Boot the server in Safe mode and Last Known good configuration - Still going in to "Preparing to … Continue reading Windows 2012 R2 server boot loop to Windows Recovery Console!

Windows 2016 containers for portable application environment

Windows 2016 Containers are an isolated, resource controlled and portable Operating environment irrespective of the application and operating configuration that on host server Operating environment. Such containers have existed for a long time on Unix-like operating systems, but their usage for application deployment increased following the release of Docker as an open source project in … Continue reading Windows 2016 containers for portable application environment

Windows Server 2016 VMs Disks are not getting online after reboot

Folks, I have been facing this issue very random on our Windows server 2016 Virtual machines running on VMware platform. Interestingly, none reported the same to Microsoft (as mentioned by the assigned technician) Here what we found out, (all credits to  http://www.happysysadm.com/2010/11/disk-is-offline-because-of-policy-set.html) 2 possible caused behind this behavior, How VMware virtual machine disk file presented … Continue reading Windows Server 2016 VMs Disks are not getting online after reboot