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Troubleshooting Domino Sched Task

In the troubleshooting Domino servers handling scheduler requests for external person document, the domino console running ‘Qcalcon’ or ‘Calcon’ tasks can be monitored with the following command: SET CONFIG DEBUG_SCHED_ALL=1 To enable full diags for the sched to show all information on validation: SET CONFIG Debug_Schedule=32768 More details: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=899&uid=swg21141060    

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Screen Capture Software – Without installing a software package

A simple screen capture tool without having to install software package.  Just copy capture.exe to the host/server and configure the options in the system tray. Nice little tool for doing installatation documentation with the filenames auto naming with the current time/date showing installation/process. Screen Capture Tool  

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Updating Active Directory User Objects from CSV files

Sometimes it’s better to get updates for Active Directory objects supplied in the form of a Excel spreadsheet.  Using the information you can then run the following script to update objects with information contain the rows/columns of a spreadsheet (CSV file).  What makes this a little simplier the column headers are the AD properties to be udpated. Another issue covered in …

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Tip: Office Communicator 2007 Save Password

If you find yourself constantly having to input your credentials (user name and password), this neat little tip enables you to configure Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 and R2 clients to save your password for automatic sign-in subsequently. This is disabled by default. Use only if your corporate’s security policy permits explicit cached credentials to be stored locally in your environment. …

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How to invoke/test Exchange 2010 cmdlets via Remote Powershell 2.0 window

I’ve been working on a issue with WinRM and thought I would share the steps to test WinRM is working correctly.  This results in the Exchange 2010 Cmdlets being available on a Powershell 2.0 window without Exchange Management tools being installed.  Note: you must be have Exchange admin role assigned to the current logged in user i.e. can not be …

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Exchange 2010 Add Mailbox folder permissions including subfolders

I’m always asked how to add a user to have Mailbox folder permissions for a folder and sub-folder in another users mailbox.  Exchange 2010 (SP1 for Set)  includes to new commands ‘Add-MailboxFolderPermission’ and ‘Set-MailboxFolderPermission’. Save the following in a new .ps1 file and run with Exchange management rights making changes to the script as required. ForEach($folder in (Get-MailboxFolderStatistics MailAliasofSharer| Where { …

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Faulting application TrustedInstaller – Server Manager Errors

Had a clean install of Windows Server 2008 R2 fail to add any roles and features.  It appears TrustedInstaller is failing.  Lots of blogs talking about corrupt MSU files. The bottom line, install the following patch: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821 It clears the problem without requiring a server reboot.

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Active Directory FineGrained Password and Account Lockout Policy

Having been asked to setup and configure a fine grained Active Directory password policy the hard way using the technet article: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc770842(WS.10).aspx I found a easier option by using a GUI tool created to make the policy and apply to groups/users located at: http://blogs.chrisse.se/blogs/chrisse/archive/2009/01/11/fine-grain-password-policy-tool-1-0-2300-0-rtm.aspx It worked and provides a simple interface instead of using adsiedit.

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