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 brought down AD and Exchange on a Win 2k box. Was confident I would make it home for a couple hours sleep before catching a ferry back over to Seattle and starting my week, but now I’m getting concerned. I was on hold from 12:00 AM – 2:00 AM PDT before the first call terminated that had “no one in queue” … Continue reading PSS at lunch? Not the way to spend a Sunday evening in Seattle.
Once again the external USB drive strikes again! I tell you, they are a blessing and a curse. Ran Microsoft Updates on a customer SBS 2003 SP1 Server via RDP session. On restart it decided to not run IIS or TS services, something that seems to be occurring a lot lately on different boxes after updates. So I fired up a PPTP VPN to the server logging in as the admin of the customer’s domain. Successfully establishing the VPN connection I then started a command session in Vista on my Tablet PC running as administrator. From there I launched a … Continue reading A disk read error occurred Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart – not what I wanted to see tonight.