Entries by Mike Khzouz

There are blocking issues for the physical-to-virtual conversion, there is no BCD boot…

There are two traditional ways to move physical machines to Hyper-V virtual machine using Microsoft Tools. 1- Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter When you try to convert a Windows server 2012 for example from physical to a VM, you might get the following error: Microsoft Virtual machine Converter encountered an error while attempting to convert the […]

The ACE doesn’t exist on the object

When attempting to remove permissions from Exchange server mailbox using Exchange Management Shell… Powershell Remove-MailboxPermission -identity…. You get the following error WARNING: Can’t remove the access control entry on the object… because the ACE doesn’t exist on the object. There is abundance of articles on the Internet on to deal with this… mostly confusing and […]

SonicWALL – Can not access the appliance for Security. Please contact administrator

When you try to access Sonicwall SMA (Secure Mobile Appliance) using NetExtender you get “SonicWALL – Can not access the appliance for Security. Please contact administrator” Resolution: Make sure you type the domain correctly in the NetExtender and with the right case. The domain is Case Sensitive.  So if your domain on the SMA is configured […]

httpCookies httpOnlyCookies=”true” requireSSL=”true” – PCI vulnerability

If you have a Microsoft Exchange Server running OWA that failed a PCI vulnerability scan because of the following: <httpCookies httpOnlyCookies=”true” requireSSL=”true”/> Here what we can do to remediate it on the Windows server. Schedule a brief downtime for the Exchange Server while IIS restarts below. Launch IIS on the Exchange server, go to Default Web […]

Scan to network share SMB not working – Windows Updates

After applying one of Jan 2018 Windows updates to windows servers 2012 and could be 2008, scanning to network shares SMB fails from Network printers/copiers, the scan user gets locked out at times. We’ve had issues with different kind of copiers like Canon iR3035, imageRUNNER 6275 and image RUNNER advance iR-ADV4235. One full week of troubleshooting the […]

Exchange server Mailboxes size report 2010 2013 2016

Exchange Server Mailboxes size report 2010 2013 2016   Create a C:\Temp1 directory. Obtain Mailbox Database name from the Microsoft Exchange Console that would look like “Mailbox Database XXXXXXXXXXX” Using Exchange PowerShell (Run as Admin) , type the following: Get-MailboxStatistics -Database   “Mailbox Database XXXXXXXXXXX”  | Select DisplayName, ItemCount, TotalItemSize | Sort-Object TotalItemSize -Descending | […]