I cannot set up ras on sbs 2003 even after removing service pack 2. are there any other known issues?

I am trying to setup RAS on SBS 2003.  I have deleted the Service Pack 2 and still receive the same error -Creating proxy configuration file returned OK
***Running IExpress to build package returned error 80004005
***Error; Cannot delete CMP2.tmp


bpoindexter1Asked:
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computrexCommented:
After installing SP2 did you re-run the "Connect to the internet" and "Configure Remote Access" on the To-Do List in Server Managment?  Did you do these steps after removing SP2.
If you did not, please try this first.  

If you have please post the steps that you are using to configure RAS and at what point you are getting this message.  
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brent_caskeyCommented:
Here are some issues and a patch, for SP2 related problems on SBS:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936594

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brent_caskeyCommented:
Here is another link:

Windows 2003 service pack 2 known issues on Small Business Server 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555912
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bpoindexter1Author Commented:
I removed SP 2 and re ran the "Configure Remote Access" .  It got hung up at the very end and then produced the same error message I listed above.  
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computrexCommented:
Plz rerun "connect to the internet" before again running the "Configure Remote Access."   Let me know the results.
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bpoindexter1Author Commented:
I had to install the Service Pack again in order for our employees to access some applications today.  Do I still need to remove this first before rerunning "connect to the internet"  and "configure remote access"?
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computrexCommented:
No.  In fact it was a better choice to put the service pack back.
rerun "connect to the internet"  first and then "configure remote access."

Let me know how this goes.
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bpoindexter1Author Commented:
Are there any special settings for the "connect to the internet" I should use?  
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computrexCommented:
No, just double check all of the settings as you go through the wizard.
Especially check the ip settings.
When you get to the firewall settings, select "enable firewall"
On the next screen be sure to select, "Terminal Services", "VPN", and "Email (if you are using exchange.)"
Next, select the appropriate services are selected on the Web Services Configuration.

Next, Create a web server certificate, This is the dns name you are using to connect to the server remotley.
Finish the rest of the wizard.

Then run the Configure remote access.
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bpoindexter1Author Commented:
Thank you.  I have it set up now.  My next question is:  Can I set up a regular user (that is not an administrator) to be able to log directly onto the server to use applications?
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computrexCommented:
Depends.  There are many different types of ways to access aplications on a Small Business Server.  

One is where you connect the cient to the server with Terminal Services.  This would allow them access to certain apllications that are on the server.  This type off connection is like remote desktop to the server (With restrictions that you set)  This type of connection requires that you purchase a terminal services license for each client you wish to do this with.  Because SBS licensing only allows for Terminal Services (Remote Desktop) for administrators.

The next way would be to establish a VPN connection to the server.  This would allow the client to login and be connected to network as if they were in the office.  In-other-words you would have to load the application that you want them to use on their home pc or remote pc.  Then you could connect to the shares/databases/data directly from the server.

The third way is a web application.  This is where the web appl sits on the server and is available to the internet.

I am uncertain as to want software you want them to run but each of these methods has it's own specific advantages and disadvantages.
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bpoindexter1Author Commented:
Thank you.  I believe I have it set up now.  
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