Entries by Mike Khzouz

Configure Hot Failover between two Cisco ASA

How to Configure Hot Failover – Cisco ASA 5510, 5500 Series Firewalls – Active/Standby: Two ASAs have identical hardware specs From “Show version” compare the licenses installed. Licenses must match on both ASAs. If you are running ASA IOS 8.3 and above, licenses don’t need to match. Before upgrading to 8.3 (in case you want […]

Room permissions Office 365

Microsoft Hosted Exchange – How to grant a user full permissions on a room mailbox in Office 365: Email address of user to be granted access:    User123@domain.com Room mailbox email address:      Room123@domain.com You need to do that through Powershell.  Powershell is part of Windows 7.  From your Windows 7 machine, run Powershell as admin (right click […]

Windows takes long time to shutdown

Windows Server 2008 Takes Too Long to Restart or Shutdown. Had two identical Lenovo ThinkServer servers loaded with Windows Server 2008 SP1 (not R2) and when restarting or shutting down, it would take over 30 minutes for them to restart. When you press restart in Windows, Keyboard and Mouse appear unresponsive and the screen halts. […]

Quota warning

  Users don’t receive Mailbox Quota Warnings in Microsoft Exchange 2010 SP1/SP2 – Quota Warnings Aren’t Generated This is a design update that Microsoft made in Exchange 2010 Service Pack 1. Prior to Service Pack 1, quota warning messages were generated automatically whenever the mail users hit the quota warning threshold. After Service Pack 1 […]

Disable Open File warning

How to Disable Open File Security Warning in Windows 7 When Openning Files on the Local or Network Drives:   Click Start –> Search or Run, Type gpedit.msc and hit enter In the left pane, click on to expand User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, and Attachment Manager. In the right pane, double click on […]

Remote Web Access is not allowed

Remote Web Access is not allowed for your user account. Contact the person who manages your server. Scenario: We were hired by a customer to help troubleshoot an issue with Remote Web Access (RWA) after they had already migrated to Windows SBS 2011 Essential from Windows Server 2003 SBS. When people go to the RWA […]

Enable ZIP Extension for PHP

How to Enable ZIP Extension for PHP on Linux – Ubuntu – ZIP.SO – PHP.INI – Efront – XAMPP/LAMPP Download XAMMP from: http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp-linux.html That contains Apache 2.4.3, MySQL 5.5.27, and PHP 5.4.7. Follow instructions on the site (All it takes is just download and unzip into /opt/lampp. It’s pre-compiled). For Apache, you might want to […]