Log query For Heart beat Alerts in VMS with Exemption Azure Log Analytics

Heartbeat Alert is often something that you would configure to see if a VM has been not responding to azure for more than 5 minutes ( either a failure or a shutdown). If you plan to monitor your servers but you have some that are test or either get shut down at night to save … Continue reading Log query For Heart beat Alerts in VMS with Exemption Azure Log Analytics

Authentication server could not be deleted. Authentication server is used as primary or secondary authentication server – Sophos XG

Sophos XG AD integration problem. This usually can occur when trying to decommission a Dc server used for AUTH in Sophos XG. You cant remove such servers if there is still a config pointing to them in Services Solution: Make sure you add the new AD servers in the AUTH or either if you going … Continue reading Authentication server could not be deleted. Authentication server is used as primary or secondary authentication server – Sophos XG

Data Collection Stopped due to daily limit of free data reached . Ingestion status = OverQuota(1). Log Analytics

Screenshot of the error on Log analytics: This problem is due to have a limit on the data log collection . You can increase this limits in your Work Analytics section ( cost management ) - Usage and estimated costs. You can look at the Usage charts and try to Match your Daily cap volume … Continue reading Data Collection Stopped due to daily limit of free data reached . Ingestion status = OverQuota(1). Log Analytics

Exchange: The execution of cmdlet Enable-Mailbox failed: An unknown error has occurred. Refer to correlation ID: 9b09bf27-e1ea-40ee-bc1d-294ddf168a12

Exchange: The execution of cmdlet Enable-Mailbox failed: An unknown error has occurred. Refer to correlation ID: 9b09bf27-e1ea-40ee-bc1d-294ddf168a12 Note: Beware this could be not your solution. This post exposes an issue when using certain character's on cloud users specifically using in the fields Name, First name or last name the character "*" or other characters forbidden … Continue reading Exchange: The execution of cmdlet Enable-Mailbox failed: An unknown error has occurred. Refer to correlation ID: 9b09bf27-e1ea-40ee-bc1d-294ddf168a12

Your Computer Trusted Platform Module Malfunctioned 80090034

Rare problem found in particular Laptops . Ensure all your drivers and OS is updated In my case this problem is created when attempting to join or register a device in Azure AD 365 app Possible Resolutions ( For me it worked the Number 3 ) 0.Upgrade Bios/Drivers 1.Clear TPM using TPM.mSC ( run as … Continue reading Your Computer Trusted Platform Module Malfunctioned 80090034

Linux VM Using ARM templates + Snapshot & Disaster recovery

I strongly recommend to NOT do this in a production enviorment This guidance is meant to create all the related resources after a deletion In this guidance , we do create a resource group to save the Snapshot , even deploying an ARM template would recreate the VM , we would be loosing the data … Continue reading Linux VM Using ARM templates + Snapshot & Disaster recovery

[Error] Dialing VPN connection , Status = Server did not respond properly to VPN Control Packets. Session State: Reset sent – Azure VPN

This common error in azure VPN when a miss configuration has been made in the process in the gateway settings . I will attach a list of possible solutions that you may find useful .Which also covers local machine time problems. This guidance is meant for engineers that have implemented Azure VPN ( open vpn … Continue reading [Error] Dialing VPN connection , Status = Server did not respond properly to VPN Control Packets. Session State: Reset sent – Azure VPN

Migrate Jira Service Desk ( Linux ) to Jira cloud Atlassian Service Management

This is a resumed guide of how to migrate a Linux Server - Jira Servicedesk Instance to Atlassian cloud. This guidance is meant for people trying yo migrate to the cloud . Certain Jira Administration & Linux knowledge is required to follow the guide successfully Migrating attachments will be done in the next post 🙂 … Continue reading Migrate Jira Service Desk ( Linux ) to Jira cloud Atlassian Service Management

The last operation performed on this VM failed . The VM still running Azure VM backup failed

The resource operation completed with terminal provisioning state 'Failed'.This can be cause either for an error on the hyper visor or either a component that has been deployed and failed. If this is not your case please check logs before following any steps of this guide As mentioned earlier this resolution may not work for … Continue reading The last operation performed on this VM failed . The VM still running Azure VM backup failed

Import & Export Transport rules in 365 Exchange

On this article we will learn how to export and import transport rules in our exchange What Transport rules do? You can use mail flow rules (also known as transport rules) to identify and take action on messages that flow through your Exchange Online organization. Mail flow rules are similar to the Inbox rules that are available in Outlook and Outlook on the web … Continue reading Import & Export Transport rules in 365 Exchange

The Restore point Collection max limit has reached . – Resolve Azure Backup Restore points issues

Today we will cover the several reasons for a collection limit - azure backup can fail Here we can detect the error as shown: UserErrorRpCollectionLimitReached OperationNotAllowed : The number of restore points across restore point collections and resource groups for a VM cannot exceed 18. To create a new restore point, please delete existing restore … Continue reading The Restore point Collection max limit has reached . – Resolve Azure Backup Restore points issues

Install DC Core 2019 with 0 trust NSG in Azure

Firstly well look at the specs that in this case I have used for this matter In this case since is a Core server we selected B1mS with premium SSD Ensure you patch the server using Sconfig. Beforehand raising it as a Domain controller . Recommended 0 trust config NSGS ( only for AD , … Continue reading Install DC Core 2019 with 0 trust NSG in Azure

The Kerberos ticket instant refresh and Security Legacy Protocols

If you ever wondered why when applying permissions on Windows Enviorment takes time to apply to the user the response is : the Kerberos ticket The trick is simple just running the following command you should refresh the permissions without having to reboot Open cmd.exe run Klist purge Now I would like to go through … Continue reading The Kerberos ticket instant refresh and Security Legacy Protocols

Repairing trust relationship in azure Windows VM using Serial console

There is going to be some times that you may restore a VM from a snapshot and the vm effectively is crashed its relationship with the domain since the snapshot was maybe performed long ago In cases like this whether Remote desktop may not be available we should be able to re-join the machine using … Continue reading Repairing trust relationship in azure Windows VM using Serial console

System Centre Endpoint Protection Azure VMS – blocked –

I'm back Well be covering over this next year loads of Azure Technologies . Recently I've got my MCSE Core Infrastructure + Azure Admin AZ04 Today we will cover an issue with Endpoint protection when the extension is Deployed in Azure and you wish to interact with the Defender directly on the vm , you … Continue reading System Centre Endpoint Protection Azure VMS – blocked –

Configure External Access for Teams between tenants

Advise: This will not work as expected if both companies are still using skype. Ideally what you want is to be full Teams mode To configure external access and users being able to talk between different 365 Tenants Log into Tenant 1 365 Admin console / Teams section / org Wide section / External Access … Continue reading Configure External Access for Teams between tenants

Teams sound & camera not working?

Hi Team Opening new section for Teams and Windows tips & today we will cover the most famous one Camera and sound not working. Obviously this can be because your mic is not connected or either speakers.But there is another classic and its Windows preventing it! Here we spot the problem on a test call … Continue reading Teams sound & camera not working?

Exchange AD Objects with an Incorrect Target Address Attribute

Within an Hybrid environment , you can notice that a new accepted domain is in the Exchange portal Mail.onmicrosoft.com This domain is going to be used by the on premises to route mail of the account that has been migrated A quick way to view an objects Active Directory targetAddress attribute is through the Active … Continue reading Exchange AD Objects with an Incorrect Target Address Attribute

Restore Windows 10 Store APP via Powershell

If you have lost you Windows10 Store , there is a quick fix that can bring it back. We will not require admin rights for this fix and is advisable to do it with user permissions as W10 apps mainly work via user context The first that we will do is search for our package … Continue reading Restore Windows 10 Store APP via Powershell

AD PowerShell Get all Security/ Distribution groups including email assigned

Script for quickly getting any security/distribution list group and if so, they have an email assigned ; #import-module activedirectory $user="Example" $array = Get-ADPrincipalGroupMembership $user | Get-ADGroup -Properties * | select name, description,mail,groupcategory echo "All DL groups and email groups for the user" foreach($i in $array.count){echo $array}