Windows   Windows – VMware machines offline due to Microsoft patches



Today, just when starting the working day we have realized that there were somes servers offline (still powered on but without network connection). It seemed that the network adapters were incorrectly configured without the static IPs.

After some research, a job partner discovered that some days ago (March 13th) Microsoft released some security updates that generates issues to Windows 2008 Read more

F5 BIG-IP icon   F5 BIGIP – LTM Policy GUI incorrectly shows conditions with datagroups



The last F5 BIGIP version 13.1.0.2 (I upgraded from v13.0.0 some days ago – 2018 February) seems to generate a bug with the LTM policies.

Symptoms

Fortunately, the issue is only at the Presentation layer. The LTM policy show the rules conditions always with datagroups. This affects all rules and policies.

Better explained with an example:
If this is a … Read more

F5 BIG-IP icon   F5 BIGIP – Bug when using datagroups in LTM policies



Datagroups can be used in LTM policies to, for example, filter connections based on the client IP address (at least in my BIG-IP v13.0.0)

This is possible by adding a condition like this:
F5 BIGIP - Bug when using datagroups in LTM policies 1

“TCP” – “address” – “matches” – “in datagroup” <DATAGROUP> – at “request” time
(apply traffic on “remote” side of “external” interface)

Problem

This works correctly when the … Read more

EXCHANGE   Exchange 2013 – Solved the “Search results limited to 250” bug



As explained in a previous post (Exchange 2013 – Search results limited to 250), there is reported bug in Exchange 2013 that limits the search results to 250.

Microsoft released CU11 (Exchange 2013 – CU 11 released) that was supposed to fix (among others) this bug. Unfortunately, after updating and testing… no success.

I opened a … Read more

EXCHANGE   Exchange 2013 – Search results limited to 250



A few weeks ago some users reported issues with email searches as Outlook returned 250 results maximum.

I usually dont perform big searches in my mailbox so I didnt know if I also had the problem but after some tests I realized that several factors came into play:

– Outlook option to limit searches
Outlook - option improve search speed limite results
To allow big amount of … Read more