Word 2013 hangs opening a document with a missing template association

Word 2013 hangs opening a document with a missing template association

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Word 2013 hangs opening a document with a missing template association

By Gordon Howes on - March 28, 2014

We recently came across a problem where we had a number of word documents we had a lot of trouble opening. Word would take forever to load up and eventually we had to either kill word or wait a very long time for the document to finally open. We traced the problem down to the

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LSI MSM cant access ESXi 5.5 hosts

By Michael C on - March 28, 2014

We just came across an issue with connectivity to our ESXi 5.5 hosts using the LSI MSM. We use this frequently to monitor and identify drives as well as firmware updates. We are using The MegaRAID Storage Manager version 13.11.01.00 We have always found this to be a little temperamental, but usually with some persistence

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VMware vSphere ESXi 5.5 cant see existing vmfs datastores

By Naval Kumar on - January 20, 2014

We had an interesting problem recently. We were installing a new IBM V7000 for a customer in Manchester, along with a new AMD cluster based on HP DL385 Gen8 servers. The plan was to connect the new servers to the existing fibre SAN fabric and present the current storage from the HP P2000 G3 storage

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VMware HP Storage CIM agent Warning

By admin on - April 30, 2013

We recently setup a few ESXi hosts with the latest HP OEM ESXI build image and came across a problem with warnings on the Hardware Status tab:     We contacted HP who found an issue with the HP-smx-provider. Here is the fix provided by HP:   Step 1 Remove the below “VIBs” from the

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error 26002. Setup failed to register VMware vCenter Server to VMware vCenter Inventory Service

By admin on - October 29, 2012

Seems to be a few reasons for this error message out there. So this may not be the answer for everyone. After looking in the logs I could see these messagesCannot read VC private key file C:ProgramDataVMwareVMware VirtualCenterSSLrui.keyWe had an externally signed cert. With a bit of reading it seems 5.1 relies on a few

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NSlookup errors during vSphere 5.1 upgrade

By admin on - October 29, 2012

If you are seeing nslookup errors during the upgrade wizard, but when you test from the command line it all seems fine, the cause is probably beasue you need a reverse DNS lookup zone. Error you see is   “The Fully Qualified Domain Name cannot be resolved. If you continue the installation, some features might

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Slow iSCSI perfromance IGB Driver HP NC365T

By admin on - October 29, 2012

We recently had a problem with iSCSI performance when using some NC365T network cards. We had configured ESXi 5.0 to use the Software iSCSI initiator,Jumbo frames were enabled. Traffic was split across a single port on the NC365 card and a single onboard NIC port. The driver is listed for 82580 and I350 Gigabit Ethernet

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Lync Server 2010 Control Panel Active Directory Operation Failed When making changes to a user

By admin on - July 21, 2012

I’ve seen this problem a few times, which stumped me in the beginning, so i thought i would share with you, what it means and a resolution.   ERROR In Microsoft Lync Server 2010 control panel, if you are trying to enable or disable a user you may see the following error message:   Active Directory

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VMware View Events Database

By admin on - July 3, 2012

Spent a while trying to get this to work. I am sure it is in the administration guide somewhere but this is what I found.The Events database connects using SQL authentication so the SQL Server must be configured to use Mixed Mode authentication. I have been testing with SQL express and the first clue were

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SQL Server Express 2008 Problems connecting on port 1433

By admin on - July 3, 2012

I thought i would share this blog with anyone else who has had a similar problem. I had a requirement to install SQL Express, but was unable to connect to it locally or remotely on port 1433.   What i didn’t realise is, that by default SQL Server Express 2005 and 2008 defaults to listen on dynamic

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