Server 2008 Migration to a Server 2003 domain

americanpie3 used Ask the Experts™
Hello everyone,
I have installed a Windows 2008 Standard edition server. We would then need it for SQL 2005.

During the installation of SQL Server 2005 it mentions that IIS is not installed or disabled.

In the server manager we see that the role of IIS7 is installed and even the backward complatibilty is installed.  In the "events" section we see this error:

The Windows Process Activation Service (WAS) encountered an error attempting to look up the built in IIS_IUSRS group.  There may be problems in viewing and setting security permissions with the IIS_IUSRS group.  This happens if the machine has been joined and promoted to be a Domain Controller in a legacy domain.  Please see the online help for more information and solutions to this problem.  The data field contains the error number.

I went to the Event Online Help for this and it brought me to this page

I ran the command prompt and I see the WAS as running. I then went to the website for the script to fix this error. I copy pasted the script into the Windows PowerShell and got error messages.

If anyone knows what to do from here I would appreciate an answer.

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That script is Javascript.

Save the code into a file on your desktop named, "SamUpgradeTask.js"
Drop into a CMD prompt and be sure your in your desktop folder.
Run cscript SamUpgradeTask.js
Reboot the server.



Saved the script on notepad saved as SamUpgradeTask.js ran the command in command prompt cscript SamUpgradeTask.js and done.


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