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Archive for April, 2010

Error 1316.A SQL 2008 Repair

Posted by chrisbeams on April 25, 2010

If whilst doing a repair on SQL 2008 you get “Error 1316.A network error occurred while attempting to read from the file xxxxx”

then the below has the  fix , basically Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP1 <Language> install is causing the issue.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/970876?p=1

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The start mode for the Net. Tcp Port – how to set to automatic

Posted by chrisbeams on April 25, 2010

Next issue with the exchange 2010 install 🙂

“The start mode for the Net. TCP Port Sharing service must be set to Automatic before Setup can continue”.

this one needs a bit of PowerShell to fix

Set-Service NetTcpPortSharing -StartupType Automatic

thanks to http://www.itsolutionskb.com/2009/11/the-start-mode-for-the-net-tcp-port-sharing-service-must-be-set-to-automatic-before-setup-can-continue-exchange-2010/ for the help

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Issues installing Exchange 2010 on Windows 2008R2

Posted by chrisbeams on April 25, 2010

If you get “Unable to read data from the Metabase. Ensure that Microsoft Internet Information Services is installed”

You need to install an additional item called IIS 6 Management Compatibility role services under Web Server (IIS).

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why migrate sysvol to dfsr

Posted by chrisbeams on April 22, 2010

http://blogs.technet.com/askds/archive/2010/04/22/the-case-for-migrating-sysvol-to-dfsr.aspx

Good article on why you would want to migrate Sysvol to dfsr from frs.

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Office Communications Server 2007 R2, OCS 2007 or LCS 2005 does not work correctly after you upgrade to Windows Server 2008 R2

Posted by chrisbeams on April 6, 2010

Office Communications Server 2007 R2, OCS 2007 or LCS 2005 does not work correctly after you upgrade to Windows Server 2008 R2:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb%3ben-us%3b982020

Looks like a rerun of the Forest Prep can help fix.

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AD Documentation Blog

Posted by chrisbeams on April 3, 2010

New blog ( to me ) to follow with some good links to AD Documentation.
http://blogs.technet.com/activedirectoryua/default.aspx

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AD KB Articles

Posted by chrisbeams on April 2, 2010

http://blogs.technet.com/askds/archive/2010/04/02/new-directory-services-kb-articles-blogs-3-21-3-27.aspx

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