This Blog runs on WordPress installed on a Windows Server that runs in Azure. There are obviously cheaper and easier (probably?) places to run a WordPress blog. But I work in a Microsoft centric environment and I work in Azure (a lot) and doing it this way allows me to tinker and test things. I… Continue reading Another Blog?
I have spent a decent amount of time over the years, trying to convince myself to spend some time on my blog. I have updated the OS of the VM that runs it. I have migrated from whatever platform I started on (I think I had two different ones going at one point.) I have… Continue reading Revisiting my Blog
Had a bit of a scare during a maintenance window. Ran some updates on our SharePoint farm and after that one of the sites wasn’t coming up. Kept getting a 503 error. When I checked the event log, I found this error message: An exception occurred when trying to issue security token: The HTTP service… Continue reading Security Token Service
Our Operations Manager installation is an upgrade from 2007 through (currently) 2012 R2. The operating system was Server 2008 R2. I like to stay current, so I was interested in figuring out how to upgrade to Server 2012 R2. When I did a search on it, I found that there were recommendations on how to… Continue reading Upgrade of System Center Operations Manager Server OS
Previously, I blogged about issues I was having where old recovery points were not being expired/removed from my DPM servers. I had to open a ticket with Microsoft, and worked with them to determine the cause, and since then, they have released a fix. The fix that Microsoft developed is here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=aee949aa-d3e7-4b0f-b718-00b7c20f1257&displayLang=en A few people… Continue reading Follow up to the DPM recovery point expiration issues
I haven’t even had my iPhone a week and there is already a major security update: AppleInsider | Apple releases iPhone 3.0.1 software to fix SMS exploit Apple releases iPhone 3.0.1 software to fix SMS exploit By Slash Lane Responding to a dangerous security exploit unveiled this week, Apple released an update to its… Continue reading Just my luck
I have a server that is Server 2008 x64. It has the client for Microsoft Forefront Client Security installed. It has been showing that it needed to update the client, but every time I told it to run, it would fail. I found this in the Application log: Application ‘C:\Program Files\Microsoft Forefront\Client Security\Client\Antimalware\MSASCui.exe’ (pid 3304)… Continue reading Error installing update for Microsoft Forefront