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Various issues after installing Windows Management Framework 3.0 (KB2506143) on computer running SCCM 2012 agent

Posted by on Dec 19, 2012 in Exchange Server, Group Policies, Hyper-V, SC Configuration Manager, Sharepoint Server, Virtual Machine Manager, WMI | 1 comment

Various issues after installing Windows Management Framework 3.0 (KB2506143) on computer running SCCM 2012 agent

Last week I experienced some issues after installing Windows Management Framework 3.0 (KB2506143). I could not manage my Hyper-V Servers (the console kept saying there was no Hyper-V role installed on that server), group policies were not applied and WMI did not work. Group Policy Error in System eventlog (id 1065): The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not evaluate the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) filter for the Group Policy object CN={AD443F1C-C1B4-201A-B38E-CF596AB23FE6},CN=Policies,CN=System,DC=normanbauer,DC=com. This could be caused by RSOP being disabled or...

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How to connect to and read data from Mailboxes, Calendars, … via Exchange Web Services and vbScript?

Posted by on Aug 3, 2011 in Exchange Server, VBScript | 16 comments

I offen wondered how I can programmatically read items from mailboxes stored within Microsoft Exchange Server. Some time ago I used Outlook with some macros that accessed the information I needed. But what if Outlook does not run? Or what if the computer crashed – who would logon and start Outlook? Sure you can find workarounds for every problem. But this never seemed to be a ‘cool’ solution to me. In the past few weeks – after I got my Exchange 2010 MCITP – I started to have a look at EWS – Exchange Web Services (available since Microsoft Exchange Server...

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