Monthly Archives: March 2017

Windows IIS with PHP: Curl (60) SSL Certificate Problem: Unable to get local issuer certificate

Martin 23/03/2017

When adding PHP to your IIS installation on a Windows server, and you afterwards add SSL to it, everything may work at first hand, but if you need to run some curl scripts, that accesses the server with https://, you may run into this error: “Curl (60) SSL Certificate Problem: Unable to get local issuer certificate” This is due to the missing CA Cert from Mozilla, that PHP needs to have in it’s SSL directory,… Windows IIS with PHP: Curl (60) SSL Certificate Problem: Unable to get local issuer certificate

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Microsoft Office: You cannot install 64-bit because of 32-bit is already installed

Martin 17/03/2017

When trying to install Microsoft Office, you may have installed 32-bit version in the beginning, but want to go for the 64-bit version for some reason, you may get this error: But hey, you know you have already removed the 32-bit version from control panel and programs and features, so what’s the fuzz all about?! Well no need to worry, Microsoft has done the work for you, with the release of a “Microsoft Office removal… Microsoft Office: You cannot install 64-bit because of 32-bit is already installed

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Exchange 2016 and Windows Server 2016 OWA issue

Martin 16/03/2017

When using Exchange 2016 with Windows Server 2016, you may get this issue, when you open OWA: “ERR_SPDY_INADEQUATE_TRANSPORT_SECURITY” This is displayed in Google Chrome. This is due to enabled SSL ciphers that are outdated on IIS, and can be “lock down’ed” with this free utility: https://www.nartac.com/Products/IISCrypto Run it on the Exchange server and press “Best Practices” and Apply, reboot the server, and everything is now fixed 🙂

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WSUS: Move content folder to another location

Martin 10/03/2017

Everyone knows that WSUS is space consuming, no matter how many updates you selected, it will eventually take up some space 🙂 If you need to move the content folder to a new location, in ex. new drive, you can use the following build in utility, to move it: 1) Locate the Update Services folder, it’s normally located in C:\Program Files\Update Services 2) Open a command prompt with admin access to that folder: 3) Change… WSUS: Move content folder to another location

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VMWARE Workstation 11 – Cannot start service and console gives “internal” error.

Martin 08/03/2017

Suddenly when running VMWARE Workstation 11 on Windows 10, the VM’s would not start, when trying to start them they each give “internal error”. Looking in service manager, I found that the “VMWARE Workstation Server”-service was stopped, and could not start, giving the following error in event log:   Event id: 7024 “VMware Workstation Server %%4294967295” The fix was to delete this file in “c:\programdata\vmware\hostd” Thanks to the VMWARE Community for posting this solution.

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