Category: Server

Please on hold to install Jan 2022 patches

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Please on hold to install patches for servers, there are lots of issues happened after install patches, the detail as following information.

Patch Tuesday Megathread (2022-01-12) : sysadmin (reddit.com)

Please wait up to 1 week prior to touching these updates on servers or at least TAKE A BACKUP PRIOR to ANY PATCHING.

How to fix FRS is deprecated error

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If you are trying to promo windows server 2019 as domain controller, it happened “Verification of replica failed. The specified domain {Domain-Name} is still using the File Replication Service (FRS) to replicate the SYSVOL share. FRS is depreciated.” Error, this is because Windows Server version 1709 (or after version) can no longer be added as an Active Directory domain controller (DC) to an existing domain that is still using File Replication Service (FRS) for replication of the SYSVOL share.

How to fix trust relationship between workstation and primary domain failed without rejoin domain

If you tried to restore VMs (or physical machines) and it shows the trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed, I won’t recommend using rejoin domain to solve issues, because it will happen unexpected issues after disjoin and rejoin domain.

Today, I am going to show you how to fix it without disjoin and rejoin domain.

How to fix Hyper-V VM failed to start-Account does not have permission to open attachment VHDX General access denied error

If you try to start a Hyper-V VM but failed, the error message shows Account does not have permission to open attachment VHDX General access denied error, don’t panic, today I am going to show you how to fix it.

How to fix Veeam backup error-host is either not a cluster or has its cluster services unavailable

Today I am going to show you how to fix Veeam backup failed and showed host is either not a cluster or has its cluster services unavailable error message.

How to fix storage space direct cluster file share witness failed

I notice the storage space direct cluster file share witness failed for some reasons today, but when I check the file share permissions, everything looks good. It looks a bug but not sure.

I am going to show you how to fix this issue.

How to Fix Missing SYSVOL and NETLOGON share and replication issues on new Domain Controller at Azure

Today, I deploy a new domain controller server at Azure after site to site VPN built. Verify the replication status looks fine, but when I check the SYSVOL and LOGON shares folders status, I noticed there is no any shared folder at the new domain controller server.

How to Transfer FSMO Roles and Time Server Roles to new Domain Controller

Today, I am going to show you how to step by step transfer FSMO roles to new domain controller server, and transfer time server role from the old domain controller to new domain controller.

How to Extend Volumes in Storage Space Direct Cluster #S2D Cluster # Storage Space Direct #Microsoft #mvphour

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Today, I am going to show you how to Extend Volumes in Storage Space Direct Cluster

How to Fix Verification in progress Error at the replace drives of Storage Space Direct Cluster #S2D #Storage Space Direct #Cluster #Microsoft #mvphour

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Today, when I try to replace the physical hard drives for the S2D e nodes Cluster, the Physical Disks show Verification in progress Error at CannotPoolReason.

How to Install Standalone Remote Desktop Gateway on the Microsoft Windows Server 2019 #RDP #Remote Desktop Services Gateway #Gateway #Microsoft #Server 2019

Today, I am going to show you how to deploy simple Remote Desktop Gateway on the Microsoft Windows Server 2019 without complete Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure. It means I don’t have a farm of RD session host servers sitting behind and I don’t want to deploy Connection broker, web access and session host server (e.g. complete infrastructure).

How to Install and Configure WDS server at Windows Server 2019 #Hyper-V #WDS #Windows Server 2019#PXE #Mvphour

If you would like to deploy OS to the New rack Server or PC but they have no DVD (virtual DVD), WDS (Windows Deployment Services) server is your good friend, you can easy to deployment via network (PXE).
Today, I am going to show you step by step to install and configure WDS server. you don’t need a new hardware for it, you can build WDS server as a VM of exiting Windows 10 laptop or Server.

How to Create a Windows Server 2019 Virtual Machine at Windows 10 1909#Hyper-V #Server 2019 #Windows 10 1909 #Mvphour

As we know, Microsoft Server 2019 has lot of features improved, also you may need a pilot test environment to test it with applications but don’t want to impact product. Don’t worry, today, I am going to show you how to create a Windows Server 2019 virtual machine at the Windows 10 laptop.

Fixed SSD Journal Disks Lost Communication Issues at Storage Space Direct Server #Lost Communication #S2D #Journal Disk #SSD #mvphour

was doing daily checking for servers as usual. There are two SSD drives happen lost communication at Storage Space Direct Server, this is not good, because those two SSD drives are the cache of Storage Space Direct.

How to Configure Server Certificate Auto-enrollment #Group Policy #GPO #Certificate #Server #Auto-Enrollment #Mvphour

Today, I am going to show you how to configure Server Certificate Auto-enrollment via Group Policy, you need to have an Enterprise certification authority root server before you configure auto-enrollment, if you don’t know how to install Enterprise certification authority root server, you can follow my previously post and step by step to install it.

How to Deploy an Enterprise Certification Authority Root Server on Microsoft Server 2019 #Certificate #Certification Authority #CA #Microsoft #MVPhour

If you need certificates for your internal websites, applications, wireless network or pilot lab test, having an internal enterprise authority server is a good choice. Today, I am going to show you how to deploy an Enterprise Authority root server on Microsoft Windows server 2019. This is the simple way to have a certificate service for Internal and easy to maintain but it maybe not a good best practice, if you need the certificate service is deployed securely, you need to consider deploying Two-Tier (or more) PKI Hierarchy (at least a Root CA server and a subordinate server), I will show you how to deploy them for future post.

Troubleshooting Tips – Fixed Windows Server 2019 cannot run Hyper-V cmdlets against Windows Server 2012 R2 #PowerShell #Hyper-V #Server 2019 #Reports #Mvphour

If you tried to run Hyper-V PowerShell script at Windows Server 2019 to get Hyper-V report from Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V host, you will get the error message “The Hyper-V module used in this Windows PowerShell session cannot be used for remote management of the server ‘XXX”. Load a compatible version of the Hyper-V module……..”