Update to the Office 365 Proxy PAC Tool
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Update to the Office 365 Proxy PAC Tool

I have updated the Office 365 Proxy PAC tool to allow selection of the US Department of Defense XML feed for proxy bypass configurations.

You can see previous updates for the tool:

Update to the Office 365 Proxy PAC tool

Updates to Office 365 Proxy PAC Generator

And of course, the updated tool is available on the TechNet Gallery, with a couple of other bugfixes that some people reported (invalid characters/smart quotes appeared in some versions of the file, which have been corrected): https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Office-365-Proxy-Pac-60fb28f7[ Continue reading ]

Update to the Office 365 Proxy PAC tool
Configuration

Update to the Office 365 Proxy PAC tool

The people have spoken.

I’ve updated the tool with a couple of features:

  • Include the Skype for Business IP ranges in the proxy bypass list, since there are occasions that it is necessary.
  • Added an option for *all* IP ranges in the XML feed for selected products to be added to the proxy bypass list
  • Added an option for *only* IP ranges in the XML feed for selected products to be added to the proxy bypass list
  • Added an option to export the IP ranges for selected products to a separate text file.
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Office 365 PAC File
Configuration

Office 365 PAC File

When we talk about Office 365 services with our customers, a lot of the discussion revolves around the networking components.  While we generally have a “good idea” of networking, we’re not experts in your technology and will frequently tell you to go talk to your vendors. … [ Continue reading ]

More MD3000i Trickery!
Configuration

Fun with PIX, Part Deux : PIX Password Recovery

After getting my PIX to boot in my previous post, I decided to run through the password recovery procedures.

Requirements

  • PIX recovery images (available from either the Cisco site individually or here in one ZIP file)
  • PIX firewall software version
  • TFTP server software (I used the TFTP server included in the PacketTrap pt360 Suite in this exercise)
  • Terminal Emulator (I typically use PuTTY)

Steps

  1. Connect Ethernet 0 on the PIX to your local LAN.
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Active Sync Error 85010014 OTA with Exchange 2003
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Active Sync Error 85010014 OTA with Exchange 2003

Recently, we renumbered a client’s network to reduce broadcast traffic and introduced two new redundant internet connections. Everything seemed fine in the initial testing, and we all went home.

The next day, when we were sifting through the fallout tickets, there was a recurring theme–Windows Mobile devices were no longer synchronizing.… [ Continue reading ]

More MD3000i Trickery!
Configuration

Dell DRAC Virtual Media Plugin Problems

Symptoms

  • Trying to access the “Virtual Media” section of a DRAC console
  • Client is Windows 2008
  • When accessing “Virtual Media,” get prompted to accept ActiveX control; accept, and get redirected to login page

Solution

  1. Open Internet Explorer, Tools > Internet Options; select Intranet, and select “Automatically detect Intranet network”
    Dell DRAC Virtual Media Plugin Problems
  2. Open %systemroot%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts.
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