Tag: Windows Server

Windows 2003 Server 32bit guest on KVM host VirtIO drivers

This was a tough one to figure out, yet, simple to do once I did it right.  I am trying to setup a lab network to do some testing with recovery and migration with older Exchange and Windows servers before

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Exchange Server 2007 MSExchangeSA Event 9335 Offline Address Book Updates

OALGen encountered error 80004005 while cleaning the offline address list public folders under /o=OurCompany/cn=addrlists/cn=oabs/cn=Offline address book.   Get-PublicFolder “\non_ipm_subtree\offline address book\/o=OurCompany/cn=addrlists/cn=oabs/cn=Offline address book” -Recurse |Set-PublicFolder -Replicas “Public Folder Group\public folders” Get-PublicFolder “\non_ipm_subtree\offline address book\/o=OurCompany/cn=addrlists/cn=oabs/cn=Offline address book” -Recurse | Set-PublicFolder -ReplicationSchedule $alwaysrun Replace

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The specified server cannot perform the requested operation

I was not able to access a newly joined Windows 7 computer on our domain from our Windows 2000 Server.  I just received that error.  “Cannot perform the requested operation”  Sharing was setup ok, permissions and security set ok, firewall

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Force removal of Active Directory from a server

Not too often would you need this, but I just ran into a situation where it was handy to get AD off an existing, but inactive, domain controller.  I couldn’t get dcpromo to uninstall the services and demote the darn

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Uninstalling VMWare tools when not running on a VMWare host

I’ve moved a few virtual machines off of both ESXi and VMWare Server recently. (was testing VMWare, which I do like.) I moved them into VirtualBox while I test OpenSolaris, which I am REALLY liking… but off topic. Anyway, once

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Configure Windows Server 2003 and 2008 w32tm commands on domain controller

This drove me nuts!  Why Microsoft had to take something totally simple in Windows 2000 and make it a complicated thing is NOT beyond me!  This is MS we’re talking about!  Of course it’s not easy with newer versions. Took

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