Philip Elder

27 posts

Azure Web App: Site Experiencing Difficulties HTTP Errors – Fix

We started getting alerts from JetPack that our WordPress site, https://blog.mpecsinc.com, was offline. Sure enough, browsing to the site lead to a “This site is experiencing technical difficulties.” white page. Since our WordPress site is hosted in Azure, we logged on to the portal and clicked into the AppService blade […]

Business Tip: Office Lens Those Receipts

Throughout the day we can process quite a few credit card and debit transactions. Getting those receipts into our bookkeeping system can be a challenge. Enter Microsoft’s Office Lens app. Office Lens on iPhone – Co-op Albany Fuel Receipt Start the app and point it at the receipt in question. […]

Remote Desktop Services Vulnerabilities: Now what?

There have been a number of vulnerabilities published for the Remote Desktop Services protocol stack over the last little while. The catch with all of them is to have a RDP listener open to the Internet on any port with Network Level Authentication disabled or not available as it was […]

Veeam: Manage the SQL Instance Memory Limit

One of our standalone Hyper-V hosts was experiencing performance issues with the Remote Desktop Session Host that provides the company’s primary user environment. The main application running on the session host can be a bit finicky so we ran the gamut troubleshooting within the guest OS. The performance drags were […]

IMPORTANT: SonicWALL Vulnerability Patch for Remote Management

We don’t receive a lot of these kinds of messages from SonicWALL so when it came in it was treated with much suspicion. The message can be found here: SonicWALL Security Advisory Announcement Below is a quote with all of the tracking stuff removed from the URLs. July 19, 2019A […]

Office 365: Outlook App Error: Something went wrong and Outlook couldn’t set up your account.

When clicking on the Outlook App (2019) to get it set up with our Office365 account we hit this: Outlook: Something went wrong and Outlook couldn’t set up your account. Please try again. Well, nothing worked. With Office365 we can’t set up our Outlook client manually either. Logging in to […]