Category Archives: Windows Server

Skype for Business: User can’t see precense on other users if they have not added him to contacts

I came across a problem where a Skype for Business (SfB) user didn’t see the presence on other users if they had not added him to their contacts. Solution Renamed the lync\SfB-profile on the user’s computer: It should be a … Continue reading

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New-MailboxExportRequest error on NetApp share. Workaround.

When I tried using New-MailboxExportRequest to export a mailbox to a .pst file I kept getting this error: New-MailboxExportRequest -FilePath “\\server.domain.com\mailboxexport$\billy.pst” -MailBox “billy” The server or share name specified in the path may be invalid, or the file could be … Continue reading

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KMS activation of Windows 10 in Windows Server 2012 R2

First of all you need to find the correct KMS key. You should not use the Windows 10 KMS key that you find in the download section of Microsoft Volume Licensing Center. To find the correct key you need to … Continue reading

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Configure NIC Teaming with PowerShell (Server Core)

This is how to configure NIC teaming with powershell on a server running Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Core. Basic NIC team Run the following command to list what network adapters (NICs) are available: Get-NetAdapter -Physical In my case the server … Continue reading

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Windows PKI: The request contains no certificate template information 0x80094801

I tried submitting a certificate request for a web server certificate to my Windows PKI via. the GUI and got this error: The request contains no certificate template information 0x80094801 The solution is to use the command line command certutil … Continue reading

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Installing .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 Server Core

Mount or insert the windows 2012 server media, in my case the mount-point is “D:\”. Run the following command from powershell. PS> import-module servermanager PS> Install-WindowsFeature NET-Framework-Core -Source D:\sources\sxs    

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Installing .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows Server 2012

Installing .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 is not so hard, but it can be a little bit confusing if you are used to the traditional dotnetfix35.exe installation. Here is how you do it. First you need to mount … Continue reading

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Solution for powershell remoting error “It cannot determine the content type of the HTTP response from the destination computer…”

I tried to set up powershell remoting on a server and kept getting this error: Enter-PSSession : Connecting to remote server failed with the following error message : The WinRM client cann ot process the request. It cannot determine the … Continue reading

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Remove KMS host license key from a server that should not be a KMS host.

I came over this message in the event viewer on a server today: Event 12293: Publishing the Key Management Service (KMS) to DNS in the ‘domain.company.com’ domain failed. Info: 0x80072338 It seems like a KMS host license key has been … Continue reading

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