Fix: 503 Service Unavailable when accessing content on Windows Media Services 2008 server behind load balancer

by File in: Windows Media Services

I have three Windows 2008 Media servers that I’ve had issues with getting to work behind our F5 BigIP load balancer.  When we took packet traces, HTTP GET requests from the Media Player client have been responded to with 503 Service Unavailable.   You can read all about this particular issue at the Random on Window […]

Copying command prompt output directly to the Windows clipboard

by File in: Windows

How often have you wanted to copy the output of a Windows command from the command prompt, but had to go thought the process of marking and copying the text first?  Redirecting the command and it’s output is as easy as this: ipconfig /all | clip will pipe the results of ipconfig into the clipboard, […]

Fix: 8209 error when attempting to create an archive from a restored Groupwise post office mailbox

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I recently restored a Groupwise 7.0.3HP1 post office from a daily differential backup.  After logging into a newly restored mailbox, I received a Path not Found [8209] error when attempting to create an archive from within the Groupwise client.   The reason for the 8209 error ended up being that the daily differential backup did not capture […]

FIX: Faulting application gwpoa.exe, version 7.0.3.1068, faulting module gwwww1a.dll

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I sure hope I don’t jinx myself for considering this issue resolved… My five Windows 2003 R2 SP2 / Groupwise 7.0.3HP1 servers have each been receiving the following errors since they were migrated from the Netware operating system back in December of 2008: Event ID: 1000 Source: Application Error Faulting application gwpoa.exe, version 7.0.3.1068, faulting […]

How to completely disable DEP in Windows Server 2003

by File in: Windows

To completely disable DEP in Windows Server 2003, perform the following with administrative credentials: 1. Open Windows Explorer 2. Tools > Folder Options > View 3. Uncheck Hide Protected operating system files (Recommended) and Hide extensions for known file types 4. Click apply > OK 5. Browse to C:\ 6. Right click on boot.ini, select […]

FIX: Event ID: 57860 “An error occurred while attempting to log in to the following server… SQL error number: “0011” is seen when backing up a server with SQL installed

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Exact Error Message Event ID: 57860 Source: Backup Exec Type: Error Description: An error occurred while attempting to log in to the following server: “SERVERNAME”. SQL error number: “0011”. SQL error message: “[DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen (Connect()).]SQL Server does not exist or access denied   Details:   This error will occur when performing any type of backup on […]

Fix: The World Wide Web Publishing Service (WWW Service) did not register the URL prefix http://x.x.x.x:80/ for site 1. The site has been disabled. The data field contains the error number

by File in: IIS

Fix for The World Wide Web Publishing Service (WWW Service) did not register the URL prefix http://x.x.x.x:80/ for site 1. The site has been disabled. The data field contains the error number. System log Event: 1004 Source: IIS-W3SVC Error received when trying to start the stopped web site:  The process cannot access the file because […]

Groupwise Appointments are off by one hour after Daylight Savings Time change

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We have five Groupwise post offices running Groupwise 7.0.3 HP1.  Four servers are in the Eastern time zone, one is in the Central time zone.  After this past Sunday’s change to Daylight Savings Time, some users are reporting their appointment times are off by an hour. We verified the servers, post offices, consoleone, and workstations […]

Howto: Export IIS 7.0 web server configuration

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To export a backup copy of your IIS 7.0 configuration on a Windows 2008 Server: Open Server Manager Expand Roles – Web Server (IIS) – Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager Highlight the web server name From the Management category, double click Shared Configuration Under Actions, select Export Configuration. Accept or change the default export path […]

Howto: Backup IIS 7.0 web server configuration

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To backup your IIS 7.0 configuration on a Windows 2008 Server, you just need to make a copy of the \windows\system32\inetsrv\config directory (and subdirectories) and save it in a safe location. You can also use the appcmd.exe utility to create the backup via the command line. The syntax to create a backup is: %windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd.exe add […]