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Capita – Solus 3 – Cant download

1 Oct

Despite proxy being removed from Solus 3 interface

Load up regedit. BACKUP REGISTRY BEFORE MAKING CHANGES.* Located in – Hkey_users\S-1-5-18\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Inter net Settings\Connections* Within this location there at 2 registry entries.* Remove the 2 registry entries at this location (DefaultConnectionSettings & SavedLegacySettings)Save and exit.• Restart Solus 3 deployment service.This will then allow the solus 3 UI to download and extract the updates.

Enable LDAPS on server

19 Mar


Assign Calendar Perms – Powershell

16 Mar

PS C:\Windows\system32> $Cred = Get-Credential

cmdlet Get-Credential at command pipeline position 1
Supply values for the following parameters:
PS C:\Windows\system32> $Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri -Credential $Cred -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection
WARNING: Your connection has been redirected to the following URI:
PS C:\Windows\system32> Import-PSSession $Session -DisableNameChecking

PS C:\Windows\system32> add-mailboxfolderpermission -identity\calendar -user userwhoyouwantohaveaccessto -accessrights editor

FolderName User AccessRights SharingPermissionFlags
———- —- ———— ———————-
Calendar User {Editor}


VMWare Fusion VMon mismatch

27 Feb

Credit for the fix –

1. Close VMware Fusion
2. Open the Terminal and execute:

sudo rm -rf /System/Library/Extensions/vmmon.kext

sudo cp -pR /Applications/VMware\ /System/Library/Extensions/

sudo kextutil /System/Library/Extensions/vmmon.kext

3. Exit Terminal and open Fusion again.

Now … you may run into an error message with the last command.
In that case you can try the following command, or like I had to do: reboot your Mac and try that last command again;

sudo kextunload /System/Library/Extensions/vmmon.kextd

DHCP showing 169 on server

19 Feb

SOLVED: DHCP Server Shows

Change/Check DC

29 Jan

Find Current Domain Controller

You can grab the domain controller that the computer is currently connected to with these steps:

  1. Select the “Start” button.
  2. Type “CMD“.
  3. Hold “Shift” and right-click “Command Prompt“.
  4. Select “Run as different user“.
  5. Type credentials for a Domain Admin user account.
  6. At the Command Prompt, type:
    • nltest /dsgetdc:domainname


Switch Domain Controller Command

Actually switch the domain controller computer is using with these steps.

  1. Select the “Start” button.
  2. Type “CMD“.
  3. Hold “Shift” and right-click “Command Prompt“.
  4. Select “Run as different user“.
  5. Type credentials for a Domain Admin user account.
  6. At the command prompt, type:
    • nltest /Server:ClientComputerName /SC_RESET:DomainName\DomainControllerName

Note: This option is not permanent, as a restart of the computer may grab a different DC.


Set Domain Controller Via Registry

  1. Hold the Windows Key and press “R” to bring up the Windows Run dialog.
  2. Type “Regedit“, then press “Enter“.
  3. Navigate to:
    • SYSTEM
    • CurrentControlSet
    • Services
    • Netlogon
    • Parameters
  4. Create a String value called “SiteName“, and set it to the domain controller you wish the computer to connect to. (i.e.


  • ClientComputerName = Name of the client computer you want to switch domain for.
  • DomainName = Name of Domain.
  • DomainControllerName = Computer name of domain controller.

Take ownership without destroying perms

17 Sep

Increase PST/OST file size

17 Sep

Recently came across an issue where although the 50GB limit in 0365 had been increased the user (using Outlook 2013) was receiving errors about needing to delete.


Turns out the OST file 50GB limit was in play – the below resolved it perfectly


Increase maximum size for pst-files and ost-files

Disable “Office has identified a potential security concern”

9 Jul

Change screenshot location – OSX Mojave

27 Nov