Windows Server

DFSR SysVol replication fails daily with Veeam 7

DFSR SysVol replication fails daily with Veeam 7 DFSR SysVol replication fails daily. After initiating a D4 authoritative replication DFSR SysVol replication starts working again but fails again the next day with event IDs 4110 and 2109. If you have Veeam in your environment and have recently upgraded to version 7 then read on… Backing up […]

Hyper-V 3.0 2012 Cluster, KB’s to be Aware of

Hyper-V 3.0 2012 Cluster KB’s to be Aware of… I have over the last couple of months come across a couple of KB’s that really are must reads for anyone who has deployed or is planning a Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V cluster. Unreliable Hyper-V 2012 Cluster, possibly backup related issues with event ID 1520… This first one […]

Server 2012 RDS / VDI find out which User Profile Disk (UPD) belongs to which user

Server 2012 RDS / VDI find out which User Profile Disk (UPD) belongs to which user Server 2012 introduces the User Profile Disk (UPD) in RDS and VDI environments as an alternative to roaming profile’s and folder redirection. Instead of folders held in a file share users profiles are stored on individual .vhdx files stored in […]

Server 2012 RDS ‘there are no Remote Desktop License Servers…’

Server 2012 RDS ‘there are no Remote Desktop License Servers available to provide a license.’ On a Server 2012 RDS farm that has been deployed and working for some time you begin to receive errors stating ‘The remote session was disconnected because there are no Remote Desktop License Servers available to provide a license. Please contact […]

KMS client won’t activate

KMS Clients won’t activate and slmgr.vbs -ato fails. 1. Check the KMS activation key is correct Take a look here for the correct KMS client keys. To change your key use the following command: slmgr.vbs /ipk product-key-here Have another go at activating the client with: slmgr.vbs -ato 2. Check DNS entry for the KMS server Use NSLOOKUP to confirm […]