Unattended installation of Windows Server 2012 R2 in VirtualBox and getting an 0x80042565 error

Today I struggled with a working configuration for an autounattend.xml for 9600.17050.WINBLUE_REFRESH.140317-1640_X64FRE_SERVER_EVAL_DE-DE-IR3_SSS_X64FREE_DE-DE_DV9.ISO (Windows Server 2012 R2, Standard, Standard Core, Datacenter and Datacenter Core). The unattended installation inside VirtualBox always failed with an error 0x80042565 or did not use the partition scheme I had previously provided. I suppose that the problem occured in Read more…

WSUS: Moving from Windows Internal Database to external Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and receiving “Token-based server access validation failed with an infrastructure error”

Today I had to move the WSUS internal database to one of our backend database servers. Microsoft has a good instruction how to do this, nevertheless I ran into a problem. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 did not allow me to add the machine account of our WSUS frontend server (let Read more…