How To Create a Microsoft Team From An Office 365 Group Using Powershell

Late last year, Microsoft released a beta version of the PowerShell module for Teams (current version is 0.9.3 as of April 2018). The module has come a long way and offers many features to setup and configure Microsoft Teams if you prefer to use PowerShell. If you have an Office 365 group created that is [...]

By |2018-07-19T14:10:20-05:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How To Fix DHCP Failover and 0xd1 BSOD After Installing July 2018 Windows Updates

Microsoft's July 2018 Patch Tuesday has been a disaster for system administrators. There have been a number of issues going around over the last few weeks since the Windows Updates came out, ranging from Azure AD Connect High CPU issues, DHCP failover issues, and Exchange 2010 mail flow issues. Microsoft has finally re-released some updates [...]

How To Fix Exchange Server 2010 Mail Flow Issues After July 2018 Windows Updates

There seem to be quite a few major issues after the July 2018 Windows Updates were released. There's a large discussion on Reddit regarding mail flow issues in Exchange 2010 running on Windows 2008 R2. The biggest issue seems to be that the Exchange Transport service stops responding and can't be restarted. The main culprit [...]

How to Fix microsoft.online.reporting.monitoringagent.startup High CPU

After installing the latest cumulative Windows Update patch, some people are experiencing high CPU issues being used by the "Azure AD Connect Health Sync Monitor" (microsoft.online.reporting.monitoringagent.startup) (AzureADConnectHealthSyncMonitor) version 1.1.819.0. If you have the Azure AD Connect utility installed on a server, this is a service that goes along with it. According to Microsoft, they will [...]

Installing Microsoft Volume License Remote Desktop CALs

If you're having difficulties using the automatic method to install Remote Desktop CALs on Windows 2012 R2 Server using Microsoft Volume License, then these steps might come in helpful. You're basically using a combination of Telephone Activation and Website Activation instead of using the Automatic method. In my case, I didn't have any license packs [...]

By |2018-10-02T20:33:59-05:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Fix Server Renewing Remote Desktop Certificate Multiple Times Per Day

If you manage a Windows Certificate Authority for a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), then you might run into an issue where some of your servers are using your auto-enroll group policy to request and renew a Remote Desktop certificate twice (or multiple) times per day. Looking in Event Viewer, you might see references to Event [...]

How To Fix Group Policy: Error Windows could not determine if the user and computer accounts are in the same forest

If you have an issue where the User Policy doesn't get updated and gives you an error about the user and computer accounts being in the same forest, then you're in luck. The solution is actually rather simple, although an odd one that you usually wouldn't run into. The full error message probably looks like [...]

By |2018-05-14T15:08:10-05:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , |6 Comments

How to Fix Authentication Error Function Not Supported CredSSP Error RDP

In March 2018, Microsoft released the CredSSP Updates for CVE-2018-0886, which is a vulnerability that could allow for remote code execution in unpatched versions of CredSSP. It would allow an attacker to relay user credentials to execute code on a target system. According to this Microsoft KB Article, they initially released an update in March. [...]

How To Install Windows 10 April 2018 Update Build 1803

When it comes to Windows Feature Updates, there are two types of people - those who want to install the updates as soon as they're released and those who would prefer to wait. If you're one of those who wants to wait on the update, then read through our article How To Block Windows 10 [...]

How To Block (Defer) Windows 10 April 2018 Update (Spring Creators Update) 1803 Build 17133 Redstone 4

Last week Microsoft released the Release Preview of the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update 1803 Build 17133 (Redstone 4) to the Insider Preview program. This is the final step before releasing the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update to the public through Windows Update. I have installed the Release Preview update on my main laptops and [...]

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