Random ramblings

of a System Administrator

July 15, 2014
by ugrin

Direct Access not working “IPv6 is disabled. Contact your admin for help”

A strange problem started to show up with certain Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 client computers using Direct Access for HQ connection. The client computer is trying to connect through the Direct Access tunnel and the error it shows when … Continue reading

July 10, 2014
by ugrin

Hyper-V virtual machine not starting, “General access denied error” (0x80070005)

Last night I got a strange error after restoring a vhd from our Data Protection Manager 2012 R2 server. The virtual machine didn’t start and all the error was a General access denied error, like the system cannot read the … Continue reading

July 17, 2013
by ugrin

System Center Data Protection Manager problem with protected Workgroup Server

If you have a protected workgroup computer in your System Center Data Protection Manager environment and you forget or you don’t want to check the box Password never expires for the synchronization account for DPM, then you will probably get … Continue reading