Entries by Daniel Nikolic

C# Console application – remember users previous input (use up and down arrow keys)

Who’s using console applications these days? Well I’m, console applications are very convenient for testing or performing repetitive actions quickly. One downside of the Console within the .Net Framework is the lack of remembering the (previous) user input. Just like cmd or PowerShell I want to use the arrow keys for scrolling through your previous inputted […]

Introducing SFGuru Explorer 1.2!

Since the initial community release of SFGuru Explorer for Citrix ShareFile on 25-10-2014 we (Daniel Nikolic / Rink Spies) have been busy developing the application. Every time when we detect repeating, or labor intensive tasks within our ShareFile support team we try to improve the job by integrating an optimized task in SFGuru Explorer. Currently we […]

Demystifying the ShareFile StorageZone Controller Passphrase

While setting up the first ShareFile StorageZone Controller you need to enter a Passphrase. The Passphrase will be used to protect your file encryption key (SCKeys.txt) which is located in the CIFS root folder. Without the Passphrase you won’t be able to add additional StorageZone Controllers, reinstall or recover the current StorageZone or create configuration […]

CRM 2011 – Outlook plugin: Cannot connect to Microsoft Dynamics CRM server because we cannot authenticate your credentials

Author: Daniel Nikolic When installing the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 plugin for Outlook on a Windows 8 machine it’s possible that you receive error: “Cannot connect to Microsoft Dynamics CRM server because we cannot authenticate your credentials. Check your connection or contact your administrator for more help.” In the logfile ‘C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\MSCRM\Logs\Crm50ClientConfig.log’ we see the following error […]

Migrating Virtual Machine in SCVMM 2012 SP1 CTP2 results in error 12700

Author: Daniel Nikolic After migrating a Virtual Machine via the System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) SP1 CTP2 we receive the following error after trying to edit hardware or start the VM: Error (12700) VMM cannot complete the host operation on the %MACHINENAME% server because of the error: ‘%VIRTUALMACHINNAME%’ failed to start. (Virtual machine ID 720ACA4A-6BBB-4669-BF0E-7577620F76B9) […]

The curious case of the non responsive Windows 2012 Hyper-V server

Author: Daniel Nikolic Suddenly the System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2012 Service Pack 1 CTP 2 version could not connect to the Windows 2012 Hyper-V server, different error messages appeared which didn’t really make sense: Error (2916) VMM is unable to complete the request. The connection to the agent %MACHINENAME% was lost. Unknown error (0x80338126) […]