KnowledgeBase: A hotfix is available that records more information in event ID 5125 for an OCSP response

Last month, Microsoft released a KnowledgeBase article for Active Directory Certificate Services running on Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2012. Note: This KnowledgeBase article doesn’t apply to Windows Server 2012 R2, although the same issue exists as in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012.   The situation … Continue reading "KnowledgeBase: A hotfix is available that records more information in event ID 5125 for an OCSP response"

KnowledgeBase: Important Issues in Windows Server 2012 R2 (Release Notes)

At the same time Microsoft released the Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 bits to TechNet and MSDN subscribers, they also released the Release Notes for Windows Server 2012 R2 on a page on the Microsoft Download Center. On this page you can a document (*.docx format) with the critical issues, that have currently … Continue reading "KnowledgeBase: Important Issues in Windows Server 2012 R2 (Release Notes)"

KnowledgeBase: "Organization Preparation FAILED" error when you install Exchange Server 2007 or 2010

This week, Microsoft has released KnowledgeBase article 2872882 today, detailing a situation where you’d receive an “Organization Preparation FAILED” error when you try to Prepare the Active Directory for Exchange Server 2007 or Exchange Server 2010.

You can only set the DFL to Windows Server 2012 when you create a new domain tree on a Windows Server 2012-based computer

Remember in the Beta of Windows Server 2012 (then called Windows Server “8”) you couldn’t specify the Windows Server 8 Forest Functional Level (FFL) in the new Active Directory Domain Services Configuration Wizard when you created a new forest? My fellow Directory Services MVP Mike Kline wrote a blogpost on this issue, where he explains … Continue reading "You can only set the DFL to Windows Server 2012 when you create a new domain tree on a Windows Server 2012-based computer"

Active Directory-related KnowledgeBase articles for February 2012

Last month, the Active Directory Documentation Team really made an effort to bring together a library of troubleshooting-oriented KnowledgeBase articles. This month, this work is continued with two more updated guidance-oriented KnowledgeBase articles to troubleshoot Active Directory issues. Also this month, a few new Active Directory-related KnowledgeBase articles were published with hotfixes for issues in … Continue reading "Active Directory-related KnowledgeBase articles for February 2012"