Lync 2013 Control Panel Script Error via Enable Users

By |September 29th, 2015|

We recently received a request from a customer with issues related to a script error displaying every time they tried accessing the ‘Enable Users’ page when using ‘Lync Control Panel’ on the server.

They were displayed with the following:

We had a quick test to see if the user would be able to access the control […]

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SCOM Agent issue “Database recovery/restore failed with an unexpected error -543”

By |September 28th, 2015|

We recently had an issue with one of the servers we monitor via SCOM , we had a heartbeat failure from a server and the SCOM Health service had stopped.

When going to start the SCOM service it failed and we were given the below error in the operation monitor event log:

“HealthService (130072) Health […]

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Cumulative Update 10 for Exchange 2013 Released!!!

By |September 16th, 2015|

Just to let you know Exchange 2013 CU10 has been released

You can download the rollup from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=49044&WT.mc_id=rss_alldownloads_all

 

Issues Resolved

KB3087126 MS15-103: Description of the security update for Exchange Server: September 8, 2015
KB3094068 Permissions for a linked mailbox are added to an account in the wrong forest in an Exchange Server 2013 […]

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Automatically add users to a security group with PowerShell

By |September 14th, 2015|

Hi All,

Sometimes you may find yourself needing to add a large number of users to a particular AD Security group. Using a PowerShell script, you can automate this process and target users based on the value of any AD user attribute.

In the below example, the script targets all users in a particular OU – any users in the OU […]

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Creating a Shared Mailbox and Granting Send As, Send on Behalf and Full Access Permissions in Exchange 2013

By |September 14th, 2015|

After receiving this call it occurred to me that not many people consider posting basics out there and with this being a heavily used feature in many situations, so I thought I’d explain the steps for anybody in need of some advice in this sort of thing. I’ll drop a few pictures in as we […]

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Lync 2013 – Mobile Clients Unable to Sign In Following Update KBKB308035 (09/15)

By |September 14th, 2015|

We recently received a request from a customer with issues related to the Lync App Usage on an apple device, however from research it seems that this is spread to all mobile clients for Lync 2013.

It seems that the latest stream of updates for Lync Server 2013 introduces KB308035 that seems to cause a whole […]

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Lync 2013 – Mobile Clients Unable to Sign In Following Update KBKB308035 (09/15)

By |September 14th, 2015|

We recently received a request from a customer with issues related to the Lync App Usage on an apple device, however from research it seems that this is spread to all mobile clients for Lync 2013.

It seems that the latest stream of updates for Lync Server 2013 introduces KB308035 that seems to cause a whole […]

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Reinstalling WSUS server role you receive “HTTP status 503: Service Unavailable”

By |September 7th, 2015|

Hi All,

Recently I was reinstalling the WSUS server role on Windows Server 2012 R2 , I was able to remove the role and then install the role through server manager without any problems.

However, when I came to launch the ‘post installation tasks’ from server manager, the task was repeatedly failing and I was not able […]

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Skype 2015 CU1 Update Failure KB3061059

By |August 20th, 2015|

We recently were upgrading a Skype 2015 Edge server to CU1 and the upgrade failed with a 1603 error L

We checked the Skype_patchinstallerlog and could see the below error

“[19/08/2015 21:31:21] Embedded patch Server.msp is referred by KB #3061059

[19/08/2015 21:31:21] Embedded patch Server.msp can be researched at URL http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=3061059

[19/08/2015 21:31:21] Embedded patch description: Update […]

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Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 10 Released!

By |August 20th, 2015|

RSAT tools for Windows 10 have now been released J

You can download from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=45520&WT.mc_id=rss_alldownloads_all

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