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Exchange: Find and Remove Emails

Scenario For whatever reason, management or enterprise security comes to you and says they need an email removed from all users who received it.  No one knows who all received it.  Luckily, your organization has an Exchange server that makes this easy to do and in a short time, depending on how specific your query […]

OpenType Font Driver Vulnerability – CVE-2015-2426

Microsoft has identified a vulnerability which impacts all versions of Microsoft Windows which could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits an untrusted webpage that contains embedded OpenType fonts. For Home Users and Organizations without Dedicated IT Staff If you do not have automatic updating enabled, go to […]

Lync 2013 to Skype for Business 2015 Enterprise Edition Upgrade

The following are my notes from recently upgrading Lync 2013 Enterprise Edition to Skype for Business 2015 Enterprise Edition.  Our production environment consisted of all Microsoft Server 2012 R2 virtual servers running in a VMware environment.  Our database back-end servers are Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Pre-requisites Ensure all servers are fully patched up.  I ran […]

SharePoint 2013: Trouble Reaching Server

The issue: In SharePoint 2013 on a Windows Server 2012 R2 web server, when trying to add a domain user to a group or permissions, you receive the following message, “Sorry, we’re having trouble reaching the server.”  You may have noticed this when trying to add users as farm administrators. Possible causes: 1: The server […]