31 05, 2012

Upgrading VMware View 5.0.x to 5.1 (Part II)

By | May 31st, 2012|vCenter, VDI, View, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere|0 Comments

In the first part of this post, I detailed the notes that I took while upgrading my VMware View 5.0.1 environment to 5.1.  I also mentioned some of the preparations that one should make before carrying out the upgrade.  In this post, I'll write about the rest of the upgrade process that I followed and also mention [...]

30 04, 2012

Identifying and Troubleshooting Firewall Access Issues

By | April 30th, 2012|Active Directory, Exchange, Firewall, Virtualization, Windows, Windows Firewall|1 Comment

While working with server builds and configurations, one is frequently faced with a scenario where the system (as a client), needs to connect to a server at the other end and the process doesn't work.  If one's lucky then an intelligent message is returned by the interface, hinting about the problem but more often than not, the [...]

29 02, 2012

Error 0x000006d9 when sharing a printer on Windows 2008 R2

By | February 29th, 2012|Windows, Windows Firewall|4 Comments

When sharing a printer on a Windows 2008 R2 machine (or on Windows 7 for that matter), the operation might fail with the following error message: Printer settings could not be saved.  Operation could not be completed (error 0x000006d9) This could happen if the Windows Firewall service on the computer is stopped or disabled.  Enabling [...]

22 12, 2011

Exchange 2010 Installation issues (Part I)

By | December 22nd, 2011|Exchange, Windows Firewall|0 Comments

While installing Exchange 2010, you may find setup failing part way, complaining about having no more endpoint mappers (taken from ExchangeSetupLog): [Timestamp] [1] 0. ErrorRecord: There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706D9) [Timestamp] [1] 0. ErrorRecord: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x800706D9): There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper. [...]