Fixed: PXE Boot Process loops 4 times

I ran into this issue on a recent Windows 10 deployment for a client - when the machine attempted to PXE boot from the WDS / MDT server, it would go through four iterations of the PXE boot cycle before finally getting the correct boot image from the server. Worse, if you have WDS configured … Continue reading Fixed: PXE Boot Process loops 4 times

Azure Point 2 Site VPN: DNS config is wrong

Just ran into this issue when I created a P2S VPN on my Azure Virtual Network - I downloaded the client and connected ok, but I realized I could only connect to my servers via IP, not by FQDN. Checking my local IP settings, I realized that the DNS Server on my VPN connection was … Continue reading Azure Point 2 Site VPN: DNS config is wrong

Use PowerShell to Update Room Calendar Working Hours

I recently had a request to update a bunch of Meeting Room calendars whose Working Hours were set to the wrong time zone, which was causing issues when users tried to view or book appointments in those rooms. Now, I know I could do this by logging into each room manually, but where's the fun … Continue reading Use PowerShell to Update Room Calendar Working Hours

Unable to change Deleted Item Retention

I recently needed to update the Deleted Item Retention period in Office 365 from the default 14 days to the maximum allowed (30 days) for all mailboxes in my environment. Since I was migrating mailboxes to Office 365 at the time, I wrote a script that I could add to my process which would update … Continue reading Unable to change Deleted Item Retention

How and when Clutter is enabled

This question has been bugging me since Clutter was launched, and I was happy to find this thread on the IT Pro Network that answered it. Clutter is one of those features that I take for granted now, but it's definitely a question that comes up during migrations when users are starting to see it, … Continue reading How and when Clutter is enabled

Transfer Outlook 2010 Autocomplete Cache to a New Profile

One issue that can happen when creating a new Outlook profile in order to configure Office 365 access is that the Autocomplete cache disappears - the reason for this is that the autocomplete cache is tied to the old profile, and doesn't get carried over automatically‚Ķ the good news is that there is a way … Continue reading Transfer Outlook 2010 Autocomplete Cache to a New Profile