Situation: Windows Server 2008 R2, Exchange 2010 SP1 upgraded from Exchange 2003. I should note that this upgrade occurred long before this issue happened. The Exchange server is virtualized on VMWARE ESXi 5.0 Update 1. Problem: Thursday, May 31st, at midnight I received an alert that the Datastore my Exchange Database sits on was at
Problem: We have an order printing process utilizing a third party application that has registered Windows services to control the printing in the Warehouse. For unknown reasons these services randomly stop printing, even though the services are running. The fix is to just restart them. I have setup a scheduled task to restart them daily
Run the command: ifconfig netmask up Looks like this: ifconfig eth0 192.168.1.100 netmask 255.255.255.0 up Then run the command below to verify the changes: ifconfig eth0
I had done a trial of the vKernel vOperations Suite, and it installs itself as a plugin for vCenter. When the trial was finished and I uninstalled it, it was still being listed as available plugins in vCenter, but of course it couldn’t find it. Below are instructions for how to remove a vCenter Plugin
This is the error message I received on my Exchange 2010 SP1 Server when creating a new mailbox database:——————————————————–Microsoft Exchange Error——————————————————–Failed to mount database ‘DBNAME’.DBNAMEFailedError:Couldn’t mount the database that you specified. Specified database: DBNAME; Error code: An Active Manager operation failed. Error: The database action failed. Error: Operation failed with message: MapiExceptionNotFound: Unable to mount
For my own reference (since I spent 30 minutes figuring this out and couldn’t find it documented anywhere) and to hopefully save someone else time. After installing AD Certificate Services Web Enrollment, you need a URL to go to request and download certificates. But, what is that default URL? http://SERVERNAME/certsrv/en-us Where SERVERNAME is where the
Note to self: Don’t install IIS or anything that requires IIS on the vCenter server. BAD BAD BAD.
A secondary domain controller for a sub-domain applied some windows patches (like normal) on Sunday night. Afterwards the DNS And Active Directory Domain Services services were not starting, and the server was booting into safe mode. Even forcing it to boot Normally or boot from CD or anything else, would have no effect and it
Command: Services.sh restart This will issue a restart command to all the management agents and services on the host, as it processes you should see each one stopping and then being started. It is effectively the same as selecting the “restart management agents” option from the standard console.
Problem: For reasons that are still unknown and under investigation by VMWARE, several of my ESXi 5.0 hosts were not loading the vMotion modules even after multiple reboots. Solution: Run the following two commands from the shell:vmkload_mod -l | grep migratevmkload_mod migrate You will get a message saying Module migrate loaded successfully. Then you need