Category Archives: Cassini Cloud Partners

Technical corner – solving no internet access even though wifi has a connection

The problem we encountered was a Windows 10 PC which connected to a wifi access point successfully but did not have any internet access. Using a command prompt and entering ipconfig /release we got this error message: An error occurred while releasing interface Wi-Fi : The RPC server is unavailable. The fix was: Go to control panel -> administrative tools ->...
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Fixing error in CAS.log “CacheConfig::InitializeFromWmi – GetSWDistSiteSettings failed with 0x80004005. Default site settings will be used”

The problem was that after push install of the Configuration client from SCCM 2012 to a Server 2008 R2 that client could not reply back to SCCM (no heartbeat) so not showing up with any activity in Asset and Compliance view. The solution was to reinstall WMI on Server 2008 R2 and then push the Configuration client back out. The code...
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Fixing error “The system administrator has set policies to prevent this installation” on Server 2012 R2

When trying to run an msi installation application on Windows Server 2012 R2 you get a message pop up "The system administrator has set policies to prevent this installation" even though you have signed in with an account that has local system administrator rights. Solution: Launch command prompt with elevated privileges i.e. "run as administrator" navigate to the folder that has...
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