Windows Server

Can’t install windows feature – Error; 0x800f081f

I went into C:\windows\logs\cbs.log and found the following entry;   Store corruption, manifest missing for package: Package_1379_for_KB4025336~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.3.1.4 Mark store corruption flag because of package: Package_1379_for_KB4025336~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.3.1.4 After a lot of troubleshooting i found the solution; Go to windows catalogue and download the KB. extract the kb with the following command; <code language=cmd> Expand –F:* c:\fix\kb4025336\windows8.1-kb4025336-x64_b13c98376d2b720889d7cd0aaed50f772100bc49.msu c:\fix\kb4025336\extract …

Some users cannot start remote desktop from RDWEB

I ran into below problem – where a single user could not connect to remote desktop through rdgateway   I found this article; https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2903333/terminal-services-client-connection-error-0xc000035b-when-you-use-lmco The solution here was method 1 in above article   HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa LmCompatibilityLevel REGDWORD 3 or above. Method 2 is on the server; Set the EnforceChannelBinding registry value to 0 (zero) to …

ADFS error AADSTS50008: SAML token is invalid.

Recently i got this error, AADSTS50008: SAML token is invalid. when signing in to office 365. When i logged in to AD FS Management console i realised that the token signing certificate was renewed and the old certificate was demoted as the secondary certificate Various blog post stated that i should run [code language=”powershell”] Update-MsolFederatedDomain -DomainName …

Automatic reboot and correct logoff for citrix

In addition to the Remote Desktop reboot i’ve created one for citrix as well. This customer had two catalogs, and thay didn’t want the second machine catalog to be rebooted each day. Replace the $XACatalogName with you own. [code language=”Powershell”] Add-PSSnapin citrix.* $XACatalogName = "XenApp Production Servers" $MessageSubject = "Reboot Schedule" $MessageBody = "You have …