WatchGuard SSLVPN Certificate Issue

I have just recently replaced an old WatchGuard XTM300 with a new WatchGuard M200 firewall at one of our facilities. Immediately after the switch we noticed that the SSLVPN connections were failing. In the client log files we found the error “Failed to get domain name.” After a bit of…

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WSUS Certificate Server

During an install of the WSUS role on a Server 2012 R2 machine, the WSUS Certficate Server service was somehow set to start automatically. The WSUS Certificate Server is called by the API when a certificate-based operation is required. So, when the Operating System tried to start this service automatically,…

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How to restart an Exchange DAG member

Here is a short instruction on how to reboot an Exchange DAG member Server: Check that all DB’s are healthy and check which servers is currently the active server.  Run the following command from Exchange Management Shell: Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus * Perform “server Switchover” to change the active databases away from the server…

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