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Entries from February 2004 ↓

Issues with Backup and installing drives for “Generic volume shadow copy”?

ISSUE: All of a sudden after weeks of successful tape backups they are now failing because SBS2003 tries to install drives for “Generic volume shadow copy”. Each time volume shadow copy is activated either by ntbackup or by the shared folder volume shadow copies, SBS pops up the found new hardware balloon and tries to install […]

Are you having issues with Time on the Server?

830092 – W32Time frequently logs Event ID 50 and cannot update the system clock in Windows Server 2003:

Monitoring and Reporting – reviewing the settings…

 If you are having issues with monitoring and reporting, review these settings….NOTE: Monitoring and Reporting, and Backup snapin in Server Management communicate with the IIS Default Website using Make sure port 80 is availalbe and no host header is assigned to SBS2003 Premium: <Typically ISA is installed and thus Default Website is […]

Sharepoint patch failing?

 If your installation of the Sharepoint patch keeps failing, look in the KB832880.log and see if you have the following:The procedure entry point GetTextExtentPointI could not be located in thedynamic link library msdart.dll.1) You will need to get the 2.80.1022.0 version of the oledb32.dll file.   You can get this file by expanding it from the […]

Securing your SBS2k3

This document helps you to more securely configure your Microsoft® Windows® Small Business Server 2003 network. Completing the tasks in this document helps you protect the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of your network.

SUS on SBS2k3

This document helps you plan, install, deploy, and test Software Update Services (SUS) Server 1.0 in order to update your Windows® Small Business Server 2003 network.

Accessing OMA and getting “item no longer exists” error message?

When trying to access OMA – are you getting the following error “Item no longer exists.The item you are attempting to access may have been deleted or moved.”immediately after logging in. The event log shows an error from MSExchangeOMA Category 1000 Event ID 0. The resolution:The problem originated when a second email address was added […]

New KBs for SBS 2003

829033 – There is a documentation error in the Configure E-mail and Internet Connection Wizard when you configure ISA Server 2000 and permit user certificates in Windows Small Business Server 2003:;en-us;829033 829046 – SMTP recipient policy changes after you change your Internet domain name in Small Business Server 2003:;en-us;829046 825763 – How to […]

Having issues with POP connector yanking all the resources?

Download details: Hotfix for Windows Small Business Server 2003: KB 833992: