Shadow copy errors on Exchange 2010 server (ESE - 2007 and VSS - 9702)
Every night, at the same time Exchange 2010 server records following two errors in Application Logs:
Event ID: 9702
Task Category: Exchange VSS Writer
Description: Exchange VSS Writer (instance c939cecf-f703-4a02-b5ec-3a08606eeefb:67) failed with error code 1295 when processing the post-snapshot event.
The kernel power manager has initiated a shutdown transition - Shutdown Reason: Battery
Windows Server 2016 (Hyper-V Host) shut down unexpectedly without any obvious external reason. The shutdown was graceful, not a crash or power cut.
Windows Event System Logs contain the following related entries:
Event ID: 109
The kernel power manager has initiated a shutdown transition.
Shutdown Reason: Battery
Can't launch DELL iDRAC virtual console via viewer.jnlp
viewer.jnlp downloaded from DELL iDRAC 8 admin console does not launch iDRAC Java virtual console application. The PC has 64bit Java SE Development Kit v17.0.1 installed.
When the file is opened with C:\Program Files\Java\jdk-17.0.1\bin\java.exe, the command prompt opens and then immediately closes. The actual error is:
Error: Could not find or load main class
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException
When the file is opened with C:\Program Files\Java\jdk-17.0.1\bin\javaw.exe, nothing at all happens.
Disable Windows 10 News and Interests via Group Policy
Microsoft started adding News and Interests feature to Windows 10 PCs around April 2021. This can be disabled on individual PCs by right-clicking on the taskbar and navigating to News and interests > Turn Off.
To disable News and Interests in the Active Directory environment you can use Group Policy: Computer Configuration > Policies > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > News and interests > Enable news and interests on the taskbar >>> Disabled.