Tag Archives: Windows Server 2012 R2

Resolving Windows Server DirectAccess Network Location Server DNS Scavenging Issue.

A few weeks after deploying DirectAccess in my infrastructure environment, I encountered an issue where DirectAccess stopped working . My first step was to check the Operational Status of DirectAccess in the Remote Access Management console of the DirectAccess server. … Continue reading

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Configuring Azure Site to Site VPN to my On-Premise Infrastructure using the Azure Classic Portal.

I’ve been exploring the requirements for extending my on premise infrastructure to the Microsoft Azure IaaS public cloud. Azure Site to Site IPsec VPN is a key part of achieving that objective.There are two deployment models in Azure; the Azure … Continue reading

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Force Disable of Azure Replication from Orphaned On Premise Hyper-V Virtual Machine.

After successfully stopping and removing protection for one of my replica virtual machines in Azure Site Recovery, I observed that the on premise primary virtual machine replication status changed to a failed state. This would be normal behavior considering that … Continue reading

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Secure Wireless Access and Authentication with Radius on WS2012R2 Network Policy Server .

Basic 802.1X Wireless network implementation requires an alphanumeric network key for access and authentication. In an enterprise environment this is not ideal. I’ve recently reconfigured and redesigned a client site’s WPAPersonal Wireless network for Radius (Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service) … Continue reading

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PowerShell Script to Bulk Update UPN (UserPrincipalName) Suffix in a Single Non-Routable Domain.

As part of the Office 365 Configuration and migration project, we’ve had to define and create an alternate upn (UserPrincipalName) suffix for an internal Active Directory domain that is not publicly routable. Updating the upn for every user in the … Continue reading

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Error Deleting Logical Switch from System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012R2 (SCVMM2012R2)

I recently encountered an error trying to remove a Logical Switch in SCVMM2012R2 . The SCVMM2012R2 error prompt was that the Switch still had a dependency and I had to remove the dependency before successfully removing the switch. I checked … Continue reading

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Resolving System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 Error 1602.

My System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 lab deployment crashed on me a while ago. Any attempt to log on prompted the following error ID 1602 : I restarted the SCVMM Service and the SQL Service successfully, but each … Continue reading

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