Fixed Veeam Backup Error failed to create Production Checkpoint #Veeam #Veeam Backup and Replication #Production Checkpoint #Hyper-V #mvphour

Our customer moved the VMs from Windows 2012 Hyper-V host server to 2019 Hyper-V host server, I tried to backup the Exchange 2010 servers via Veeam application-aware function (because we would like to use it for truncate logs) and it failed, the error message show failed to create production checkpoint.

How to Install and Configure WDS server at Windows Server 2019 #Hyper-V #WDS #Windows Server 2019#PXE #Mvphour

If you would like to deploy OS to the New rack Server or PC but they have no DVD (virtual DVD), WDS (Windows Deployment Services) server is your good friend, you can easy to deployment via network (PXE).
Today, I am going to show you step by step to install and configure WDS server. you don’t need a new hardware for it, you can build WDS server as a VM of exiting Windows 10 laptop or Server.

How to Create a Windows Server 2019 Virtual Machine at Windows 10 1909#Hyper-V #Server 2019 #Windows 10 1909 #Mvphour

As we know, Microsoft Server 2019 has lot of features improved, also you may need a pilot test environment to test it with applications but don’t want to impact product. Don’t worry, today, I am going to show you how to create a Windows Server 2019 virtual machine at the Windows 10 laptop.

Fixed SSD Journal Disks Lost Communication Issues at Storage Space Direct Server #Lost Communication #S2D #Journal Disk #SSD #mvphour

was doing daily checking for servers as usual. There are two SSD drives happen lost communication at Storage Space Direct Server, this is not good, because those two SSD drives are the cache of Storage Space Direct.

Troubleshooting Tips: Exchange ActiveSync returned an HTTP 500 response (Internal Server Error) #Microsoft #Exchange #ActiveSync #Troubleshooting #mvphour

oday, a customer told me that one of users cannot success to sync emails at his phone, I tried to use Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer to test Exchange ActiveSync Connectivity, it has no issues with Exchange ActiveSync Autodiscover but not Exchange ActiveSync, it failed to attempt the FolderSync command on the Exchange ActiveSync session and error message is “Exchange ActiveSync returned an HTTP 500 response (Internal Server Error).”.

How to Configure Server Certificate Auto-enrollment #Group Policy #GPO #Certificate #Server #Auto-Enrollment #Mvphour

Today, I am going to show you how to configure Server Certificate Auto-enrollment via Group Policy, you need to have an Enterprise certification authority root server before you configure auto-enrollment, if you don’t know how to install Enterprise certification authority root server, you can follow my previously post and step by step to install it.

How to Deploy an Enterprise Certification Authority Root Server on Microsoft Server 2019 #Certificate #Certification Authority #CA #Microsoft #MVPhour

If you need certificates for your internal websites, applications, wireless network or pilot lab test, having an internal enterprise authority server is a good choice. Today, I am going to show you how to deploy an Enterprise Authority root server on Microsoft Windows server 2019. This is the simple way to have a certificate service for Internal and easy to maintain but it maybe not a good best practice, if you need the certificate service is deployed securely, you need to consider deploying Two-Tier (or more) PKI Hierarchy (at least a Root CA server and a subordinate server), I will show you how to deploy them for future post.

FIXED Access is Denied Error for upgrading VBO 365 Default Backup Repository to V4 #Veeam #VBO 365 #Office 365 #Backup #Mvphour

I was trying to upgrade VBO 365 from V3 to V4, everything looks fine except upgrading Default Backup Repository, the status shows Upgrade failed “Access is denied”, it has never happed with other customers for upgrading VBO 365 from V3 to V4.

Troubleshooting Tips – Fixed Windows Server 2019 cannot run Hyper-V cmdlets against Windows Server 2012 R2 #PowerShell #Hyper-V #Server 2019 #Reports #Mvphour

If you tried to run Hyper-V PowerShell script at Windows Server 2019 to get Hyper-V report from Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V host, you will get the error message “The Hyper-V module used in this Windows PowerShell session cannot be used for remote management of the server ‘XXX”. Load a compatible version of the Hyper-V module……..”

How to use Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 V4 offload Backup to Azure Blob Object storage #Veeam #Office 365 #Azure Blob #Mvphour

Today, I am going to show you how to use Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 V4 backup to Azure Blob. If you still don’t know how to create Azure Blob, you can reference my previously post as follow link to created it.

How to Upgrade Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 V3 to V4 #Veeam #Office365 #Backup #Mvphour

Veeam released Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 V3 on November 26 2019, there are lots of function be increased and improved, including Object storage support, Increased Information security, Faster backup performance, Exclude retention for contacts and calendars, Group-based targeting, Enhanced reporting…etc.

How to use SendGrid as SMTP Relay at Sophos UTM firewall #Azure #SendGrid #Email #Exchange #SMTP Relay #Sophos

Today, I am going to show you how to use SendGrid as SMTP relay at Sophos UTM firewall and help you send email out successful, the Sophos UTM firewall and exchange servers are VMs of Nested Hyper-V host at Azure, if you don’t know how to build a Nested Hyper-V host in Azure, you can reference our Building Real Word lab in Azure Volume 1 book from https://leanpub.com/buildingrealworldlabsinazurevolume1) , this is step by step to tell you how to build your own lab in Azure.

How to Send Email from Exchange Server VM with Azure #Azure #SendGrid #Email #Exchange #SMTP Relay

When you try to send email out from exchange server VM at Azure, you will notice it will failed send email out. Because starting on November 15, 2017, outbound email messages that are sent directly to external domains (such as outlook.com and gmail.com) from a virtual machine (VM) are made available only to certain subscription types in Microsoft Azure. Outbound SMTP connections that use TCP port 25 were blocked. (Port 25 is primarily used for unauthenticated email delivery.), so you will notice the exchange server VM won’t send email out after you configure send connector.

How to create a Free SendGrid Account at Azure #Azure #SendGrid #Email #Exchange #SMTP Relay

As we know, starting on November 15, 2017, outbound email messages that are sent directly to external domains (such as outlook.com and gmail.com) from a virtual machine (VM) are made available only to certain subscription types in Microsoft Azure. Outbound SMTP connections that use TCP port 25 were blocked. (Port 25 is primarily used for unauthenticated email delivery.), so you will notice the VM at Azure won’t send out email.

Troubleshooting Tips – Fixed failed to publish blog after enable SSL certificate at Blog site issues #Azure #MVPHOUR #Blog #Word

Today, I try to publish blog via Microsoft word as usual, but it failed and show a warning message “Word cannot publish the pictures in this post. The most likely cause of this problem is that you do not have enough storage space. Contact your provider and try again, or choose a different picture provider”, this so weird and I am sure I didn’t change any settings at my blog site except enable SSL. I figure out the issues after do some research and test.

How to enable SSL certificate at website of Azure #Azure #SSL #BLOG #WEBSITE #Mpvhour

There are some reasons why your website should invariably have a SSL certificate, e.g. SSL certificates help to ensure your website security, website visitors will see it as a trustworthy Brand, also it will enhance the search engine ranking for your website. Today, I am going to show you how to enable SSL certificate at the website of Azure, let follow the step by step to complete it and make your website better at azure.

Troubleshooting Tips – How to delete Read-Only Storage Pool

Today, one of my clients told me their storage pool ran out of space, he removed 4 x 1TB old drives to install the new 4 x 3.8 TB drives, and then asked me to reconfigure storage pool for him, it looks very easy to change it.
Unfortunately, I tried to remove virtual disks via server management UI, it pops up an error message “Error deleting virtual disk: The storage pool could not complete the operation because its configuration is read-only. Activity ID: {89fe92dc-c713-0017-f082-fe8913c7d501}.