Windows 10 Enterprise Deployment Guide

Windows 10 Enterprise Deployment Guide For privacy conscious organizations – and removing all the bloat.   After extensive testing and iterations, it’s best to keep the Windows 10 iso/wim file exactly how it comes from Microsoft, then do everything online. When you remove apps from the base wim, updates & the store start breaking. Causing […]

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Update option values – A general system error occured: Internal error

Update option values – A general system error occured: Internal error vCenter vpxd.log: 2018-04-05T11:39:27.304+08:00 [23756 info ‘Default’ opID=1083ee27] [VpxLRO] — ERROR task-2987651 — host-53403 — vim.option.OptionManager.updateValues: vmodl.fault.SystemError: –> Result: –> (vmodl.fault.SystemError) { –> dynamicType = <unset>, –> faultCause = (vmodl.MethodFault) null, –> reason = “Internal error”, –> msg = “Received SOAP response fault from [<cs […]

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Run New-PSSession as Scheduled Task

An internal error occurred. PSInvalidOperationException + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CreateRemoteRunspaceFailed After literally 2 hours bashing my head why a scheduled task would not run as a service account. But worked fine with normal account. Granting the ‘Allow log on as batch job’, ‘Allow log on locally’, and even adding the account to the Local Administrators group […]

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Clearing the ConflictandDeleted Folder DFSR

Clearing the ConflictandDeleted Folder DFSR Windows Server 2012 R2. List the DFS Replicated Folders: WMIC.EXE /namespace:\\root\microsoftdfs path dfsrreplicatedfolderconfig get replicatedfolderguid,replicatedfoldername Paste in the GUID of the folder you would like to clean up. WMIC.EXE /namespace:\\root\microsoftdfs path dfsrreplicatedfolderinfo where ‘replicatedfolderguid=”70bebd41-d5ae-4524-b7df-4eadb89e511e”‘ call cleanupconflictdirectory Wait a few minutes! Done!   Total Views: (131)

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Remove Shutdown from Start Menu – Computer Policy

Remove Shutdown from Start Menu by Computer Policy Prevent users from shutting down or restarting computer once again through computer policy. The reasons for doing this, and not using the standard ‘user policy’ which removes the shutdown option from the Start Menu, is because the organisation required this for a bunch of meeting room computers. […]

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Shadow RDS Session PS Script for Helpdesk Staff

I wrote this PowerShell script so that our Helpdesk staff were able to view the Remote Desktop Sessions on our 2012 RDS Hosts and shadow them. https://github.com/Nostalgiac/Scripts/blob/master/Shadow-RDSSession.ps1 The script queries the RDS farm with Get-RDUserSession by invoking this command on your Mangement Server (that has the RDS Tools installed), then starts mstsc with the appropriate session ID […]

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Cannot open database “SUSDB” requested by the login. The login failed.~~Login failed for user ‘NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE’

Unable to synchronize updates with SCCM 2012 R2 with WSUS using a Windows Internal Database. WCM.log – SCCM\Microsoft Configuration Manager\Logs\ Cannot open database “SUSDB” requested by the login. The login failed.~~Login failed for user ‘NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE’ System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException — Cannot open database “SUSDB” requested by the login. The login failed. Login failed for user ‘NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK […]

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