How to Solve – DcGetDcName(TIME_SERVER) call failed, error 1355

There can be two reason for this either Sysvol/Netlogon is missing or windows time service is not started. Quick resolution is changing time server: Open Registry Editor (regedit.exe) and configure the following registry entries: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\Parameters\Type How to configure an authoritative time server in Windows Server: https://support.microsoft.com/en-in/help/816042/how-to-configure-an-authoritative-time-server-in-windows-server This happens due to underlying communication problem between the … Read more

How to Check and Change the Domain and Forest Functional Level

You can easily check the domain and forest functional levels using bellow steps. Admin Tools Powershell Command Step 1. From Admin Tools Open the “Administrative Tools” under the menu you have to select “Active Directory Domains and Trusts” or “Active Directory Users and Computers“. Then right-click the root domain, and choose “Properties“. Under the “General” … Read more

How to Fix Error Code ‘0x800706ba’

Error code 0x800706ba is quite popular in windows 10. This can be seen in different situations like; When updating windows 10 RPC server is not available When a request is made to COM+ RPC server isn’t available in windows 10 backup When system can’t print to any device Major Causes of Error code 0x800706ba Corrupt … Read more

How to Fix Error Code ‘0x80004005’

Here we see some basic configuration changes that will usually solve ‘0x80004005’ error. However, I suggest you to follow the below method, and check if that helps. Check if the SMB 1.0 Feature is Enabled Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features Click “Turn Windows features on or off” Then scroll down to SMB … Read more

Solution for Error – Event ID 10016 – DistributedCOM

The following events logged on the system event logs running windows. In this article will see how to fix this issue. Source: Microsoft-Windows-DistributedCOM Event ID: 10016 Description: The machine-default permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID {C2F03A33-21F5-47FA-B4BB-156362A2F239} and APPID {316CDED5-E4AE-4B15-9113-7055D84DCC97} Source: Microsoft-Windows-DistributedCOM Event ID: 10016 Description: The … Read more

How to Generate Random Password using PowerShell

Try the below powershell script to generate random password as per required characters and length. With the help of below scrip you can configure complex passwords to services or any account user. function Generate-Password { $alphabets= “abcdefghijklmnopqstuvwxyz1234567890ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ!@#$%^&*()” $char = for ($i = 0; $i -lt $alphabets.length; $i++) { $alphabets[$i] } for ($i = 1; $i … Read more

How to Fix the 550 5.1.1 error

The most common type of “550 5.5.1” error messages are: 550 5.1.1 : The email account that you tried to reach does not exist 550 5.1.1 : Recipient rejected 550 5.1.1 : User unknown 550 5.1.1 : Recipient address rejected: User unknown in virtual alias table Major causes of “550 5.5.1” error messages are: Wrong … Read more

How to List Local Administrators Using PowerShell

Try the below script, in order to audit or list local administrators. Here is the VBScript Set objGroup = GetObject(“WinNT://./Administrators,group”) For Each objUser In objGroup.Members WScript.Echo “Member found: ” & objUser.Name Next set objGroup = Nothing Here is the Powershell syntax function LogToFile ([string]$strFileName, [string]$strComputer) { Add-Content $strFileName $strComputer } $strComputer = “.” $computer = … Read more

How to Audit Certificate services

Follow the below steps to Audit Certification Services: 1. On the CA server, you have to open the CA Properties and check all the options or some options according to our needs. For reference check the below image: 2. After that on the DC (Domain Controller), open Default Domain Policy object and enable the below … Read more