Small Business Susan

Entries from June 2012 ↓

Mulling over the SBSC call

Gardening tasks this afternoon.  Bought another Moonshine Yarrow to match the other side of the front garden.  Planted a Buddleja Buzz Magenta in the back garden to bring in more bees and butterflies.  My first year planting of New Dawn Rose is putting on it’s second bloom. On the geek front I’m still mulling over […]

Some feedback on the Metro-ing of Knowledge base articles

Gardening activities tonight – planted May Night Salvia and refreshed the Cocoa Mulch in the back rose garden. Geek activities tonight… blogging to raise awareness over Microsoft change in KBs that slows me down and loses needed information and to hopefully get someone to understand and tweak changes they recently made to the Microsoft Knowledge […]

Microsoft Small Business Competency Partner Forum tomorrow

From the MSsmallbiz listserve  mssmallbiz] Microsoft Small Business Competency Partner Forum tomorrow Date:     Thu, 28 Jun 2012 20:49:47 +0000 From:     Microsoft SMB Communications <mssmbiz@microsoft.com Reply-To:     mssmallbiz@yahoogroups.com To:     mssmallbiz@yahoogroups.com <mssmallbiz@yahoogroups.com> As you know, we recently launched the Microsoft Small Business Competency and I have seen and heard questions, […]

Don’t approve Skype update published to WSUS

Edit:  as of noon pacific this update has been expired off of servers.  If you go and do a manual sync of WSUS it will expire off.  If you’ve already had this installed, manually uninstall it or use psexec to uninstall it (see thread at http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserverwsus/thread/74a93b2b-e820-40ef-a45d-2815b57d164e  and use psexec \\computername -h -s MsiExec.exe /X{EE7257A2-39A2-4D2F-9DAC-F9F25B8AE1D8} /qn ) […]

Missed the SBSC call?

The one that talked about the small business competency? https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActId=812778&OffSrc=1&OffSourceId=:785831&CallerURL=/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx%3FActivityId%3D785831%26UserMode%3D0&FromCECCSummary=false&CECCSummaryURL= If that doesn’t work try https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/contentserver/msrecordings/st2hns2mfs29zmz9/st2hns2mfs29zmz9.wmv  for the link

Steal my content!

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/14/business/smallbusiness/protecting-business-accounts-from-hackers.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all Please:  Steal my content.  Seriously.  Let your small business clients know that they are not protected by FDIC insurance if they suffer financial losses from their business banking account. Online Security: http://www.calcpa.org/content/26744.aspx I, Susan Bradley, authorize you to repost/reuse/post as your own/adjust the content as you see fit. Get the word out.

10 hours to go for the SMB online conference

SMB Online Conference / MSP Online Conferences: http://www.smbonlineconference.com/ In a few hours the SMB online conference will begin — check it out!

Patching WSUS – KB2720211

As I’m watching on the BBC the Friday’s edition of Gardeners’ World, I’m patching my server and preparing to patch for the WSUS cert issue.  As you may be aware we’ve seen some folks get nailed by this patch. http://blogs.technet.com/b/sus/archive/2012/06/20/wsus-kb272011-common-issues-encountered-and-how-to-fix-them.aspx Unfortunately I can’t give you a clear idea of why some are getting nailed.  So […]

Purple

Somewhere over the rainbowWay up high,There’s a land that I heard ofOnce in a lullaby. Somewhere over the rainbowSkies are blue,And the dreams that you dare to dreamReally do come true. Someday I’ll wish upon a starAnd wake up where the clouds are farBehind me.Where troubles melt like lemon dropsAway above the chimney topsThat’s where […]

ActiveSync: Exception message: Maximum request length exceeded

Problem: EVENT # 1402228 EVENT LOG Application EVENT TYPE Warning OPCODE Info SOURCE MSExchange ActiveSync CATEGORY Requests EVENT ID 1008 COMPUTERNAME   SERVER DATE / TIME   6/21/2012 11:15:46 PM MESSAGE An exception occurred and was handled by Exchange ActiveSync. This may have been caused by an outdated or corrupted Exchange ActiveSync device partnership. This can occur […]