Recently a user kept getting the above happen on Adobe Acrobat. Turns out its an incompatibility with Intel and Adobe Acrobat to do with Scaling

  1. Right Click on an empty space on your Desktop and go to Intel Graphic Settings
  2. Go to Display Settings > Advanced display settings
  3. Click on “Display adapter properties for Display #” (Choose the affected screen in case you have two monitors or do the following steps for both monitors).
  4. In the adapter properties, go to “Intel HD Graphics Control Panel” tab
  5. In the “Scaling” setting choose “Maintain Aspect Ratio”
  6. Save settings if it gives you the option or just close out.

 

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  1. Upgrade existing Datacollectors
  2. Upgrade existing Storefront
  3. Add New Datacollectors to Cluster
  4. Add new Existing Storefronts to Replication Group
  5. Use DigiCert SSL tool to export and import Certificates from Old SF to New SF
  6. On a server change the DNS entry via localhost of the load balanced DNS Address point at one of the new SF Servers and test all working
  7. Move Storefront to new servers
  8. Move Delivery Controllers to new servers


  9. Change Internal Load Balancer

    Add a new Service group with new SF servers and make sure all Green


  10. Bind this to the new Virtual Server

  11. Change STA Servers for External
  12. Similarly the NetScaler itself is configured with the STA details. 

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We just got asked from our Distributor for a customers Microsoft Lan Number , which we had no idea to get!

Here is how: 

Login to your VLSC Center as the customer or reseller and bring up the customers Open License Account

Your “Parent Program” number listed below is your MS Lan Number and the last four digits at YYMM which should you when the Account is valid till

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Recently trying to run a “Change VM Recovery VRA” command on a host , to migrate a VM to a new Host ,  selecting a specific VM and the new Recovery VRA , and it would not let me Select the Save ( no error either ) 

Opening up the VPG and Clicking Edit VPG , showed the VM had no “Recvory Volume Location” selected , even though the VM had been meeting its RPO.

I had to add this storage location and it start a Full Initial which then allowed me to migrate the VM

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Recently we had a Mac not be able to access a Windows Samba (SMB) Share

Thinking a windows update could have caused some issue, we tested another Mac but it worked fine 

OS X Mavericks 10.9 brings a change of SMB2 instead of SMB1 , which can be disabled with the below command 

echo "[default]" >> ~/Library/Preferences/nsmb.conf; echo "smb_neg=smb1_only" >> ~/Library/Preferences/nsmb.conf

This still didn’t work so we reverted back to SMB2 with the below

rm ~/Library/Preferences/nsmb.conf

I used Telnet to make sure there wasn’t a network issue on port 445 ( Open Terminal , enter Telnet and open IP 445) which worked

I installed a trial of this on the Windows File Server which creates an AFP share , which worked by is 1000$!

https://www.acronis.com/en-au/mobility/mac-windows-compatibility/

We upgraded the Mac to the latest OS 10.14 ( for free )  and it solved the issues

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Recently we installed Nable on a Mac however when trying to remote control it , the screen would stay black with a Please Wait…. Message

The knowledge online said to whitelist it from here as it was OSX 10.14 Mojave , however there was nothing displaying here : 

 

We Installed the Take Control Viewer manually v6.00.00 directly from the installer link. https://swi-rc.cdn-sw.net/n-central/mac_viewer/6.00.00/MSPA_N-central_Installer_Viewer_6.00.00.zip

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When you install Windows using a Legacy Device is marks the Boot Volume with an Master Boot Record (MBR) label

I use easybcd to load all my ISO’s on a single USB which doesn’t support UEFI 

You need GUID Partition Table (GPT) for UEFI Boot

You can check this via Disk Management

Restart the PC into Safemode with Command Prompt

Run this command to make sure the drive can support GPT 

mbr2gpt /validate

Then Run this 

mbr2gpt /convert

After this you need to change the Boot Loader to use UEFI instead of Legacy

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Recently trying to diagnose an issue with Radius 2fa, looking at the AzuraMFA Logs , I saw users trying to Authenticate with Mandarin Characters per below

Wondering if it was chinese hackers  , I tried a simple test using a username that does not exist in AD , which actually produces this for each login, so not to worry! 

 

 

NPS Extension for Azure MFA: NPS Extension for Azure MFA only performs Secondary Auth for Radius requests in AccessAccept State. Request received for User

NPS Extension for Azure MFA: NPS AuthN extension bypassed for User

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