Chronicall Errors caused by [Missed Packet]






Errors within Xima’s Chronicall logs can be caused by the system missing reported events.  This can be seen within the Tomcat logs located “C:\Program Files (x86)\Xima Software\Chronicall\tomcat\logs”  Search by the Date Modified and inspect the latest file beginning with the Year-Month-Date-xxxxxx.log.

Within this file, look for [Missed Packet].  The line will look similar to:

“Tue May 05 13:22:04 CDT 2015 [Missed Packet: expecting 87034 received: 87036] ...

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Dell iDRAC 6 not responding

For our Dell R610 servers, we apply firmware, Bios, and hardware patches using the Unified Server Configurator and an SUU Bundle created from Dell’s Repository Manager software.

During a recent update, one of the servers returned the following error:
“Alert! iDRAC6 not responding. Power required may exceed PSU wattage.”

This produced a somewhat erroneous error that required F1 to continue. The problem appears to come from the server not fully power cycling properly during the update. There are also some buggy ...

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VirtualCenter Server will not start

Was working one minute…now its not! Welcome to the wonderful world of Windows Updates. I’m assuming this was broken by the unattended installation of Server 2008 R2 SP1 through our environment or some KB update prior.

It all started with this error when I tried to log into VCenter Server:

“vSphere Client could not connect to ‘{machine name}’ A connection failure occurred (Unable to connect to the remote server)”

After investigating this, I determined the VMware VirtualCenter Server Service was not running. However, ...

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How to whitelist a domain or email in Exchange 2010

If you have the Edge Transport Role installed on an Exchange 2010, mail may be rejected with the following error: #< #5.7.1 smtp; 550 5.7.1 Message rejected as spam by Content Filtering.> #SMTP#

Don’t ask me why Microsoft has buried this feature! From what I can tell, the only way to whitelist in Exchange 2010 is through the Powershell – not the GUI.  Thanks to Chris Caldwell for the fix.

Specific Address

$list = (Get-ContentFilterConfig).BypassedSenders
Set-ContentFilterConfig -BypassedSenders $list

Entire Domain

$list = (Get-ContentFilterConfig).BypassedSenderDomains
Set-ContentFilterConfig -BypassedSenderDomains ...
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Importing Excel XLS to SQL SSIS error

While trying to execute an SSIS import package on a customer’s Excel file, SQL Server 2008 SP1 was returning a “truncated” error. Although, the SSIS package was set to ignore these, the execution halted and data was not written to the SQL table.

There were a number of posts including David Klein’s and Waxtadpoles regarding SQL 2005 and the “TypeGuessRows” setting in the registry.  Their suggestion was to set the value to 0 (zero), in order to force ...

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