Category Archives: Windows

Webbased Active Directory / Federated user password and recovery tool (IISADMPWD replacement)

A while ago i wrote a simple tool which allows users to reset their expired password as a replacement for IISADMPWD. The tool was created because at the time Office 365 did not have the ability to let federated users … Continue reading

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Mail Performance Monitor and AWStats Totals

Recently i have added 2 solutions to my software and scripts section: The first tool is Mail Performance Monitor which  allows you to measure how long it takes to get a mail delivered from one mail account to another. More … Continue reading

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Server 2012: The remote session was disconnected because there are no remote desktop license severs available to provide a license

If you ever get the error message in the title when connecting to a RDS session host while your licenses are OK, try the following: Open Regedit on the host(s) Navigate to HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\RCM Take ownership of the GracePeriod key Delete … Continue reading

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Compress/Zip IIS Logs using Powershell

In my short search for a script which can compress IIS log files i couldn’t find any solution (written in powershell). So i made my one myself. The script compresses all .log files located in the sub directories of $LogDir … Continue reading

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Autodiscover to external Exchange Server

Recently i had to migrate office mail from an on-premise Exchange (2010) server to Office 365. After the “switch over” (and changing DNS settings for mail and auto-discover to the Microsoft servers) i noticed that Outlook (2007) on the on-site … Continue reading

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Adaptec Raidstatus script for ESXi

As promised in my previous post i made a (Powershell) script which can be automated to run as a scheduled task. The script is build to run once a day. It sends an email if there is an error in … Continue reading

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Monitor Adaptec 3405 health on VMware ESXi 5.x

For my work i had to install a supermicro server with ESXi 5.1. This server had a adaptec 3405 raid card which works fine with ESXi 5.x but you can’t see the health status of the array(s) in the VSphere … Continue reading

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Install HP Color Laserjet CM1312nfi on Windows 7 or Windows 8

Installing this printer is actually quite simple if you know how to do it. It cost me some hours to figure out. The problem with the installer is that whether you choose USB or Network it fails on the step … Continue reading

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Unable to Uninstall powershell v1.0 for server 2008 upgrade

When i tried to upgrade a windows 2003 server to windows 2008 server, the installation wizard told me i had to remove powershell before i could continue with the upgrade. – I have searched in add/remove programs to remove it … Continue reading

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Play Settlers 7 with more then one player on same IP/Connection

If you want to play Settlers 7 and be online (at a lanparty for example) with more than 1 player at the same time, you have to add an option to the Options.ini used by Settlers7. This file can be … Continue reading

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