While using shared Google calendars is great way to keep yourself, your family, or your groups organized, they lack any type or real auditing at the event level. Specifically, I often need to find out when an event was created or modified. While this isn’t available today through the GUI, it is available under the hood. …
One of my distribution points recently stopped getting DP updates. I tried my normal troubleshooting steps – creating a new package, checking disk space, source folder permissions, server reboot, etc., but no dice. I reviewed the DISTMGR.LOG on the primary site responsible for the distribution point, and found the following:
UpdatePackageData: Failed to get class of SMS_PackagesInContLib. Error code: 0x80041002 SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER 5/12/2015 6:46:04 PM 20164 (0x4EC4)
Failed to update package share data into WMI on the distribution point SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER 5/12/2015 6:46:05 PM 20164 (0x4EC4)
When I look in …
I recently had to troubleshoot an issue where a number of people were unable to publish to their blog from Microsoft Word 2010. They would get the error Word cannot publish this post, and pressing CTRL+SHIFT+I revealed error 701797 in the dialog box. The same error occurred on both SharePoint 2010 and WordPress. There are …
I was recently tasked with adjusting the DCOM Security Settings (DCOM: Machine Access Restrictions and DCOM: Machine Launch Restrictions) in the local security policy on a number of computers. These can be changed manually by opening the Local Security Policy and browsing to Local Policies and then Security Options, but it needed to be more automated than that and needed to be rolled out to a few hundred Windows XP Computers.
I was excited to find out recently that Notepad++ has a plug-in that will allow you to edit files on an FTP server. The plug-in, which has come with Notepad++ since v4.7, is FTP_Synchronize. Unfortunately, although I’m on Notepad++ 5.2, the plug-in did not work out of the box for me. While I could connect to and browse my FTP server, any attempt to download a file resulted in the error “Unable to create directory for file C”.