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Windows Server Troubleshooting: "The RPC server is unavailable"
Table of Contents Introduction The RPC Server The RPC Client RPC Quick Fixes Unable to resolve DNS or NetBIOS names in an Active Directory environment. The RPC service or related services may not be started Network Connectivity Verify ports needed by RPC are open File and Printer Sharing is not enabled...
28 Aug 2014
DFS Replication: Survival Guide
Table of Contents Blogs TechNet/MSDN Hotfixes Discussion Group/Forums KB Articles Downloads See Also Blogs DFSR-tagged posts on AskDS blog DFSR-tagged posts on File Cabinet blog DFSR Debug Log Series TechNet/MSDN DFS Replication Improvements in Windows Server 2012 DFSR...
25 Aug 2014
List of Public Microsoft Support Knowledge Base (KB) Articles for SCCM 2012 (System Center Configuration Manager)
This is a list of System Center Configuration Manager public KB articles and hotfixes published after the 2012 release. Note: Some updates are required only under certain circumstances, please read hotfix description before installing one. ID Title Hotfix 2683915 A...
23 Aug 2014
Microsoft Anti-Virus Exclusion List
One place on the web where you can find an updated list of ALL the AV exclusions you might want to configure for Windows Server. Feel free to add to the list, it is the wiki way! HINT : Subscribe to the RSS feed for this wiki page to get auto-notification when it is updated! Enterprise Configuration...
19 Aug 2014
List of Build Numbers for System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM)
2010 Build Number Knowledge Base Article ID Alternate name Comment 3.0.7336.0 n/a Beta 3.0.7558.0 n/a RC 3.0.7696.0 n/a RTM 3.0.7706.0 2250444 QFE1 Description of the hotfix rollup package...
30 Jul 2014
Active Directory Replication Over Firewalls
Table of Contents Introduction Full Dynamic RPC How RPC Works Limited RPC RPC UUID filtering firewalls Encapsulating Inside IPSec Domain Controller Promotion with PPTP Tunnels Domain Controller Promotion with IPSec and Machine Certificates Comparison of the Two Methods of Promotion PPTP tunnels IPSec...
18 Jul 2014
FIM 2010 Build Overview
Peter Geelen - MSFT
The goal of this article is to provide an overview of the available builds for FIM as well as a short overview of the new features they introduce. This article will not provide an overview of all solved issues. Table of Contents Short URL See also FIM 2010 RTM Build 4.0.2592.0 (FIM 2010 RTM) Build...
1 Jul 2014
List of Public Microsoft Support Knowledge Base Articles for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
See also List of Build Numbers for System Center Virtual Machine Manager ID Title Hotfix 2913445 How to enable debug logging in Virtual Machine Manager No 2915463 Networking errors (23801, 23753) when a virtual machine is assigned a static IPv4...
21 May 2014
List of Microsoft Support Knowledge Base Articles Related to Microsoft Virtualization Technologies for 2011
Vee Dash CKC
Note This list includes both hotfix descriptions and general information or troubleshooting articles. For structured only-hotfix lists please see the following articles. Hyper-V: Update List for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V: Update List for Windows Server 2008 R2 List of Virtual Machine Manager...
12 May 2014
Support for Applications Virtualized with a 3rd-Party Sequencer in a Microsoft App-V Environment
Vee Dash CKC
Below is a clarification of our support statement regarding applications virtualized with a 3rd party sequencer used in conjunction with Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V): Microsoft Application Virtualization allows for the usage of applications sequenced by 3rd party sequencing products...
12 May 2014
List of Public Microsoft Support Knowledge Base Articles for System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Service Pack 1
See also List of Build Numbers for System Center Virtual Machine Manager ID Title Hotfix 2709539 Regional settings default to English when deploying a virtual machine using a template on System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager No 2785682 Description...
29 Apr 2014
List of Public Microsoft Support Knowledge Base (KB) Articles for System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM 2012)
This is a list of System Center Virtual Machine Manager public hotfixes and KB articles published after the 2012 release. Note: Some updates are required only under certain circumstances, please read hotfix description before installing one. ID Title Hotfix 2668088 Potential...
28 Apr 2014
Adjustments for PCI-DSS Scan
Table of Contents Adjustments Needed for a Small Business Server to Pass a PCI-DSS Scan 2. Port 3389 - The remote version of the Remote Desktop Protocol Server (Terminal Service) is vulnerable to a man in the middle (MiTM) attack. 3. Port 443 - The remote service supports the use of medium strength...
24 Apr 2014
Hyper-V: Anti-Virus Exclusions for Hyper-V Hosts
Fernando Lugão Veltem
Note : this material is excepted from Planning for Hyper-V Security at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd283088(WS.10).aspx Table of Contents See Also Others Languages As a best practice, you should NOT run any applications in the management operating system (also called a host...
23 Apr 2014
Hyper-V: How to Back Up Hyper-V VMs from the Host Using Windows Server Backup
APPLIES TO Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Windows Server 2008 Standard Windows Web Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Windows Web Server 2008 R2 KB958662: How to back up Hyper-V virtual...
19 Apr 2014
How to Extract Data in XML to Meet the Requirements of a Schema
Table of Contents Introduction Problem Causes Diagnostic Steps Building the Scenario of the Problem Solution Additional Information Credits References TechNet Library See Also Other Languages Introduction This article is based on a question posted on the TechNet Forum Brazil for SQL Server - XML...
18 Apr 2014
Event ID 100: Windows Diagnostics Performance
Peter Geelen - MSFT
Table of Contents Applies To Cause Details Boot Performance Events 100-110 Resolution Additional Resources Applies To Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 Cause Event ID 100 indicates Windows has started up and degradation has been detected . Details While occasional degradation is normal...
20 Mar 2014
Event ID 101: Windows Diagnostics Performance
Peter Geelen - MSFT
Table of Contents Cause Details Applies To Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 Cause Event ID 101 indicates an application is taking longer than usual to start up, resulting in boot time degradation caused by a system startup process. Details While...
20 Mar 2014
List of Cluster Hotfixes for Windows Server 2008 R2
Hotfixes that were rolled-up to 976932 — Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) 974930 — An application or service that queries information about a failover cluster by using the WMI provider may experience low performance or a time-out exception 976571 — Stability update for...
19 Mar 2014
Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, Home Server 2011 and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials - Connectcomputer troubleshooting When joining a computer to SBS Essentials there is a mandatory /connectcomputer software deployment process that you must use to join a computer to SBS...
7 Feb 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP2 Release Notes
Click here to change the language . These release notes are carefully and closely monitored. Any changes you make will be evaluated and then quickly accepted, refined, or reverted. Because this is a wiki, additions or refinements to these release notes might have been made by community members...
13 Jan 2014
SharePoint 2007: ZIP Files Cannot be Selected when Uploading Multiple Documents to a Document Library
Table of Contents Issue Resolution Issue When choosing to upload multiple files to a SharePoint document library, compressed files (*.zip) cannot be seen. Resolution The Microsoft Knowledge Base article 2002760 , suggests that it is a design behavior with the Windows Vista operating...
6 Jan 2014
SharePoint 2007 How to Change the Master Page of a Wiki Site
Recently someone requested me to change the default master page of a wiki site to something else. I designed a master page and uploaded that in the master page gallery. However, when I went to site settings page there was no option of "Master Page" under look and feel. So I tried the usual...
26 Dec 2013
BizTalk Server: Integration With MQ Series
Table of Contents Introduction Server Base Adapter Client Based Adapter Common Problems While using MQ Adapter Resources MSDN MSDN – social discussion threads Hot Fixes Blogs See Also Introduction BizTalk provides two adapters to communicate with MQ. One is MQSC and another one is MQ Series Adapter...
9 Dec 2013
Opalis Survival Guide
As a part of the Microsoft System Center Server Management Suite, Opalis is uniquely positioned to enable the dynamic datacenter by orchestrating tasks between Operations Manager, Configuration Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, Data Protection Manager and 3rd party management tools. Opalis can be leveraged...
7 Nov 2013
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