Windows 2012 R2 Server was unbootable after applying October 2021 Windows Updates. Go into Edit Settings on VM and switch the Windows boot disk to SCSI Controller 0 (it was on 1 which was the paravirtual.) Force VM to boot into EFI Boot - verify it sees the disk nowTry to reboot normally - no … Continue reading October Windows Update Renders VMWare 2012 R2 Server Unbootable
The Microsoft Network Device Enrollment Service documentation seems pretty straight forward, but after installing and configuring it I was faced with a couple of different issues that took me way too long to figure out. Hopefully this will save someone some time. Note: I installed this on a server that was an Enterprise CA and … Continue reading NDES Configuration
I got to delve into Active Directory Based Activation today and found that the documentation was a bit confusing. I had to review articles from different sources to sort it all out so here's my summary for implementing this: You can install this on a member server by downloading the latest Windows Deployment Kit from … Continue reading Active Directory Based Activation
I've been working a lot with Windows 10 the past year, especially in the VDI context. The new release schedule has been quite a ride so far. The changes between 1511, 1607, 1703 and now 1709 are in and of themselves challenging to keep track of and support in a business environment but then add VDI … Continue reading Windows 10 – What a ride so far!
Ran into an issue on a heavily used 2008 R2 server where the majority of the clients were unable to download updates and were exhibiting this error in their windowsupdate.log. Down near the bottom of this page it talks about increasing the memory allocated to the IIS App Pool: http://blog.scottbreen.tech/2016/01/21/windows-update-error-80072ee2-wsus/ This page tells you how … Continue reading WSUS Clients Error 80072ee2
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