Fix: Could not start the Automatic Updates service on Local Computer. Error 0×80004015: The class is configuired to run as a security id different from the caller

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Issue: Automatic Updates (AU) service is disabled by group policy, attempting to start the service results in the following error on a Windows XP SP2 machine:  Could not start the Automatic Updates service on Local Computer.  Error 0x80004015: The class is configuired to run as a security id different from the caller   Solution   […]

Vista x86 patch to address 4GB+ of RAM

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Remko Weijnen has released a kernel patch that allows x86 versions of Windows Vista to address more that 4GB of RAM.  I’m going to try it on my home Vista PC tonight.  The patch has been tested with SP1 and SP2. Remko explains how his patch works, and states that the reason why Vista x86 can’t […]

Fix: McAfee ePo Error “Server Policy Invalid”

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The following entries were found in the C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\McAfee\Common Framework\Db\Agent_servername.log file on my Windows 2003 server: 20090709133245 I #1972 InetMgr Adding site ePO_mysite to failover list. 20090709133245 I #1972 InetMgr After calling UploadFileResponse() 20090709133245 i #1972 Agent Package uploaded to ePO Server successfully 20090709133245 i #1972 Agent Agent communication session closed 20090709133245 […]

Howto: Delegate the enable/disable accounts permission in Active Directory

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To delegate the ability to enable and disable user accounts in Active Directory: Launch Active Directory Users and Computers with adminsitrative credentials Right click on the OU where you want to delegate the ability to enable and disable user accounts Select the Active Directory security group that you want to delegate the ability to and […]

SQL Query to determine Blackberry MDS Services administration password

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I was troubleshooting a Blackberry Manager problem today that required the BES MDS credentials.  The admin thought he knew what the credentials were, but wasn’t sure.  So I wrote the following SQL query and ran it against the Blackberry Enterprise Server’s BesMgmt database to get the user name and password:   Use BesMgmt select WSAdminUserName, WSAdminPassword from […]

Access is denied when attempting to view or restore Volume Shadow Copy contents

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I setup our help desk users to be able to restore documents using Microsoft’s Volume Shadow Copy client on remote servers yesterday.  Everything worked just fine for me as an administrator, and for users who owned the files, but it didn’t work for the help desk folks.  I found out they didn’t have NTFS rights to […]

Fix: HTTP Error 413: Request Entity Too Large on Blackberry

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I was attempting to load a rather large web page on my Blackberry today, and received  the following error:  HTTP Error 413: Request Entity Too Large on Blackberry   Here’s how I fixed it.   Open Blackberry Manager, selected the affected Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES). Highlight servername_MDS-CS_1 Select the Connections Tab and click Edit Properties […]

BES Error: CheckNewMbSyncRecords() MISSED MAIL ITEM ARRIVED FOR INACTIVE OR NON-EXISTANT USER

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Found the following messages in my Blackberry Enterprise Server 4.1.6 MAGT log file this morning.  I hadn’t noticed them previously, so I did some digging to find out their origin. CheckNewMbSyncRecords() MISSED MAIL ITEM ARRIVED FOR INACTIVE OR NON-EXISTANT USER, Id=73 CALENDAR UPDATE REQUESTED FOR INACTIVE OR NON-EXISTANT USER, Id=73 Wrote a quick SQL query that […]

Fix: The SNMP Service is ignoring extension agent dll c:\webacc\gwwasnmp.dll because it is missing or misconfigured

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Windows Server 2003 R2 error message Event ID: 1102  Source: SNMP   The SNMP Service is ignoring extension agent dll c:\webacc\gwwasnmp.dll because it is missing or misconfigured.   Symptoms   Groupwise Webaccess was originally installed to c:\webacc.  Found documentation that states it should be installed to c:\Inetpub\scripts.  Webaccess was removed, then reinstalled to the new […]