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Windows PowerShell CRL Copy v2 posted to the gallery

First published on TECHNET on May 08, 2013 Paul Fox has uploaded a revision of his former Windows PowerShell CRL Copy script. The new script is posted at the TechNet Gallery as Windows PowerShell Copy 2 . The Windows PowerShell ... continue reading

Request File Can’t be Located during CA Certificate Renewal

First published on TECHNET on May 29, 2012 During my work with a customer renewing their Issuing CA’s certificate based on the steps documented in this article , I discovered that the Request file generated couldn’t be located in the ... continue reading

AD CS Installation is Crashing on x64 Platform

First published on TECHNET on Aug 09, 2009 The following problem affects a Certification authority running on the 64-bit edition of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. The problem does not occur on x86 (32-bit) platform of both ... continue reading
Understanding Key Archival

Understanding Key Archival

First published on TECHNET on Aug 07, 2009 It came to my attention that there is little understanding regarding the relationship between archived private keys and Key Recovery Agent (KRA) certificates. With this blog post I would like to clarify ... continue reading

Request File Can’t be Located during CA Certificate Renewal

First published on TECHNET on May 29, 2012During my work with a customer renewing their Issuing CA’s certificate based on the steps documented in this article , I discovered that the Request file generated couldn’t be located in the default ... continue reading

Just go with the flow…. WorkFlow that is with Windows PowerShell

Doctor Scripto returns again with our good friend Joel Vickery, PFE who is going to touch on the use of Workflows In PowerShell. Take it away Joel! Following up on my original post Parallel Processing with jobs in PowerShell, I ... continue reading

The RC4 Removal Files Part 1: What’s in an error message?

I've been doing system administration since roughly 1994 and in that time I've come to realize one thing: making changes to established environments always causes a ripple effect. The impact of changes usually doesn't surface right away, so associating the ... continue reading
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MTU Size Matters

The Problem "The internet is down!" This is how I am greeted after a long day at work. My teenage son, who plays virtually every game known to mankind, could not join the majority of game servers for his favorite ... continue reading
Best of Both Worlds - Viewing DNS Analytic Logs Without Disabling Them

Best of Both Worlds – Viewing DNS Analytic Logs Without Disabling Them

The Problem When attempting to view an enabled Analytical Log, you receive the following error: Query Error - The requested operation cannot be performed over an enabled direct channel. The channel must first be disabled before performing the requested operation ... continue reading

Fix for the Storage Migration Service “Couldn’t transfer storage on any of the endpoints” issue

Heya folks, Ned here again. For those of you seeing this issue: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/storage/storage-migration-service/known-issues#error-couldnt-transfer-storage-on-any-of-the-endpoints-and-check-if-the-source-device-is-online---we-couldnt-access-it With an error in WAC like: "Couldn't transfer storage on any of the endpoints. 0x9044" And detailed error in WAC like: "Check if the source device is ... continue reading