Howto Fix: McAfee VirusScan 8.5i McAfee Common Framework returned error fffff95b

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The reason you are likely receiving the McAfee Common Framework returned error fffff95b message is because the FrameworkManifest.xml file has become corrupt. To resolve this error, you need to copy the FrameworkManifest.xml from a working computer. If you do not have access to a working computer, you need to uninstall, reboot, and reinstall the McAfee […]

New Internet Explorer 7 0-day exploit

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SANS has reported a Microsoft IE7 0-day expoit that is now in the wild. This vulnerability is not adderssed by the forthcoming December 2008 patch Tuesday releases, or by the MS08-073 patch that was released on 12-09-2008. Analysis shows the current exploit checks for the following conditions: The user has to be running Internet Explorer […]

Windows Installer CleanUp Utility

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This morning I was reading through the most recent US-CERT Security alert that describes multiple vulnerabilities found in Sun Java. The suggested fix is to uninstall Java per Sun’s instructions and install the newest version of Java. I found it interesting that Sun mentions uninstalling Java through Add/Remove programs may be insufficient, and the Windows […]

Howto: Stop Backup Exec from failing entire backup jobs when corrupt files are encountered

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Here is the registry entry to stop Backup Exec from failing backup jobs when corrupt files are encountered [For Backup Exec versions 9x and 10x] HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VERITAS\Backup Exec\Engine\Backup [For Backup Exec versions 11x and 12x] HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SYMANTEC\Backup Exec for Windows\Backup Exec\Engine\Backup On the menu bar, select Edit | Add Value In the Value name field, type in […]

Fix: Groupwise user stuck as pending after moving to new post office

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After moving a user in one domain to a post office in another domain, we could no longer access the account. We also saw the following symptoms: Errors: 0xd70e Duplicate entry found in database< 0xdb0a – record not found Observations: 1. User was appearing in both source and destination post office 2. Both Groupwise user […]

Howto: export Groupwise External Entity File IDs (FID) to a text file

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Earlier this month I wrote about how to export Groupwise user File IDs (FIDs) to a text file. What I did not initially realize is this dumps only the user FIDs, not the Groupwise External Entity FIDs. To dump a listing of your organization’s Groupwise External Entity FIDs, run the following from a Netware server’s SYS:\PUBLIC directory: […]

Fix for ConsoleOne.exe error – The procedure entry point WpSUDataLength could not be located in the dynamic link library gwenv1.dll

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Some of our administrators received the following messages when launching ConsoleOne 1.3.6f after updating to Groupwise version 7.0.3 snapins from version 6.5.5: The procedure entry point WpSUDataLength could not be located in the dynamic link library gwenv1.dll.    and An error occuring during ConsoleOne Startup.  ERROR:  java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: ititIDs   The fix was to  copy gwenv1.dll from the […]

Howto: Remove a Groupwise email message using IMAP, Telnet, and a Trusted Application

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I have an Outlook XP user who connects back to her Groupwise 7.0.3HP1 Post Office via IMAP.  She uses Outlook rather than the Groupwise client because she needs to use ACT! to manage her customer base.  On occasion, she receives the following message in Outlook: Your server has reported a UID which does not comply […]

Fix: “Use GroupWise user address as Mail From: for rule generated messages” checkbox in grayed out in ConsoleOne

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In my ConsoleOne 1.3.6f running Groupwise 7.0.3 snapins I was unable to select the “Use GroupWise user address as Mail From: for rule generated messages” option.  The check box was greyed out.   To fix this, I had to view the properties of the GWIA object.  On the Groupwise Identification tab I manually changed the Database […]

.cmd script that determines if a directory is empty and sends email notification of status

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I have an email archiving application on a Windows 2003 server that requires a lot more manual intervention than I prefer.  As the application moves the mail messages throughout it’s various directory queues, sometimes it experiences an event that causes processing to halt.  This results in a particular directory filling up until an administrator manually […]