Monthly Archives: July 2007

Default SMTP Virtual Server instance would not start after System State Restore

The Default SMTP Virtual Server instance was failing to start after recovering from a System State Backup.  Because this was a Domain Controller the server had to be started in Directory Services Restore Mode (DSRM) in order to do the … Continue reading

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Prashant Joseph who works with Microsoft’s Enterprise Messaging Support sent this to me at the resolution of a call Monday morning.  Great stuff so passing it along.  What I thought was cool is there is also a URL redirector for … Continue reading

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PSS at lunch? Not the way to spend a Sunday evening in Seattle.

I’m beginning to feel like Handy Andy and his ATM experience I mentioned earlier today.  After giving up on my own resources I called Microsoft Partner Business Critical Phone Support to get a resolution on a Kerberos error that has … Continue reading

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Lost TS/RDP after running updates?

After experiencing Terminal Services intermittently hanging after applying Microsoft Updates I’ve come across one way that gets the server back up and responsive most of the time and a backup plan for when it still doesn’t. First, to cover yourself, … Continue reading

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Blocked in IE7 from connecting to your desktop in Remote Web Workplace?

Virtual PC 2007 is not agreeing with the network adapters on my Vista Ultimate HP tc4400 so I’m on my wife’s HP nc6320 running XP Pro while I’m doing a Swing Migration.  While on here I went to connect to … Continue reading

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Andy having one of those days

On my way Sunday evening to a client site thinking I had it rough. Then l read Handy Andy’s post about his week.

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Exclude your ISA log files from AV scans

This isn’t in the normal KB articles for antivirus scanning exclusions, so if you come across the following event ID, check out MS KB 887311.   Event Type:        ErrorEvent Source:     Microsoft ISA Server ControlEvent Category: None Event ID:            14079;en-us;887311  

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Microsoft releases the Malware Removal Starter Kit

This is from an email I received this week from Mark Clagett over at Microsoft.  Running into an issue today where I sent it to an end user so figured I would post it here as well.  Thanks Mark for … Continue reading

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Support for SBS 2003 without Service Packs ending soon!

Microsoft will officially end support for SBS 2003 RTM (also know as SBS 2003 SP0) on July 10, 2007.  See the SBS Blog for the full story at Steve 

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