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Archive for July, 2009

New Directory Services KB Articles

Posted by chrisbeams on July 14, 2009

KB Articles

950836 You encounter poor performance when you use the SMB 2.0 protocol to perform network-related operations, such as ADMT migration, on computers that are running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista
972105 SYSVOL migration to DFSR unnecessarily replicates or conflicts files in Windows Server 2008
970659 A computer that is running Windows Server 2003 stops responding (hangs) during startup if many IPv6 addresses are assigned
973071 The File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) service may cause high CPU usage in a Windows Server 2003
959963 Description of Group Policy Preference Migration Tool (GPPMIG)
971302 Single CALs support is available for Terminal Server license servers that are running Windows Server 2008
973306 Microsoft Windows Vista and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 may report incorrect ping statistics for a response similar to “Destination Host Unreachable”
973072 Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) takes more than 60 seconds to load Group Policy object (GPO)

 

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Windows 2008R2 Webcast

Posted by chrisbeams on July 14, 2009

So you are up to speed with Windows 2008 , time to get on to Windows 2008 R2 🙂

webcast by Matt Hester from MS – Link

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New Blog to add to the list.. PowerShell and AD

Posted by chrisbeams on July 6, 2009

This looks like a good one .. PowerShell and Active Directory. I need to start using PowerShell soon and hopefully this blog will give me some ideas.

Link to Blog

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REPLMON on 64bit/ Windows 2008 … where is it?

Posted by chrisbeams on July 6, 2009

Have to admit I was suprised when I found out that there would be no 64bit Replmon and Windows 2008 Version.  This article from the DS Team explains how repadmin can be far more powerful then Replmon. I can understand that but sometimes a GUI is a real time saver….

Getting Over Replmon

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New Directory Services KB Articles

Posted by chrisbeams on July 6, 2009

KB Articles

972852 Promoting a Windows Server 2008 RODC with a pre-created computer account fails wit error “c00002e2 Directory Services could not start….”
973049 The logon screen on a portable computer may not be resized correctly after you remove an external monitor, and then you wake the Windows XP based computer from sleep or hibernation
959085 When you run the “Ipconfig /displaydns” command in Windows XP, the results are incomplete
960890 Some tabs are not available in the properties of a user account in the Active Directory Users and Computers MMC snap-in after you install Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) on a computer that is running Windows Vista
971259 Some security events are not logged into the security event log on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista after you restart the computer
970146 The Group Policy setting is not displayed in the GPMC after you configure either the “Change the time zone” or the “Create symbolic links” Group Policy setting on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista
969874 When you use the Active Directory Lookup feature for Microsoft Services for NFS the ownership information of the files and folders in an NFS share is missing after several minutes
971404 You encounter poor performance after thousands of IP addresses are bound to a network adapter on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista
949538 A smart card logon to a terminal session stops responding on a terminal server that is running Windows Server 2008
968292 Cached passwords for computer accounts are reset when you remove a RODC that is running Windows Server 2008 from an Active Directory after you clear the check box that resets cached passwords for computer accounts

 

 

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