How To Reorder Cipher Suites On SQL Server Before Upgrade ePO Server

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After running McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator Pre-Installation tool on ePO server 5.3.1, I got the following error message that needed to be address prior to upgrade to ePO 5.9.1: Name Description Status Result SQL Server system RSA compatibility Check whether SQL Server is compatible with RSA BSAFE upgrade to 6.2.1 which will allow to make connection with McAfee ePO with new RSA 2048-bit keys support. This check might take a little time. Failed Cipher suite order is not correct. Use Group Policy Editor to change it.See McAfee KB87731 for more information. The solution to this issue is reordering the cipher suites […]

How To Test Connectivity To The Database Using UDL file

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As an administrator of ePolicy Orchestrator from time to time I need check connectivity to Microsoft SQL server to validate that my ePO server can connect to the database. An easy way to test the connectivity is by creating a Microsoft Data Link file (udl). Today I am going to show you how to create a udl file and how to test the connection from ePO server to SQL server. To create a .udl file right click on your desktop, select “New”, then select “Text Document”. Rename the file from .txt to test.udl. Windows will prompt if you really want […]

How to Install Microsoft SQL on a Domain Controller

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SQL by default cannot be install on a domain controller using the administrator account. Therefore, the installation of SQL will failed if installed on a DC. This guide shows you how to install SQL on a domain controller. Before we proceed, you must create a domain user with administrator privileges, this will be the account to use on our SQL installation. After the user has been created, proceed with the following steps: Install Microsoft SQL Server – Step by step on how to install Microsoft SQL Server on a domain controller. Configure Microsoft SQL Server – How to configure Microsoft […]