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Outlook Web Access IIS Redirecting HTTP to HTTPS

One thing I still find with users is that they love to mistype URLs! One common mistake is to enter in the Outlook Web Access URL without specifying the https:// prefix, so here’s how we can have http:// automatically redirect to https:// for the OWA directory Note: this is based on a Small Business Server […]

McAfee 8.7i On Access Scan Disabled after install

Having set up a new PC and installed McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.7i (with or without Patch 1) every so often on different setups we find that it fails to start and reports the On Access Scan / Buffer Protection and Access Protection components are disabled. This failure to start is after rebooting the PC once […]

Login Failure Error Accessing Server Shares

Recently working on a File/Print server (that was also a backup DC) and began to receieve the following error from client PC’s trying to access it – Login Failure: the target account name is incorrect Most google posts seem to refer to checking DNS/WINS settings although in this case everything was fine. I could access […]

PFDAVAdmin "Could not expand" error

Recently came across this problem on a Server 2008 box running Exchange 2007. Having downloaded the PFDAVAdmin utility and trying to connect to all mailboxes, it gives the below error when you try to expand any of them. Fortunately it’s a nice and easy fix! Error: Could not expand https://servername/exadmin/admin/domain/mbx/emailaddress/non_ipm_subtree/: Name cannot begin with the […]

Exchange 2007 with Single Name SSL Certificate

Having configured a number of Exchange 2007 sites that only use a Single Name SSL certificate a few issues can be experienced. Outlook will often throw a couple errors your way if a few changes aren’t made to Exchange/DNS to ensure they point to the name used in the SSL certificate. These errors are below: […]