After a 20 hour battle with an old server and another 10 hours fighting with Windows SBS 2008 migration from SBS 2003 I have finally gotten SBS 2008 up and running. There are several Installation Issues, possibly related to this one thing....
The Installation issue in question is:
"The Schema is not extended for the Licensing service"
If you click How do I fix this it tells you do this:
Problem The schema extensions that are required for the Licensing service are not installed.
Features affected This causes your server to shut down.
Problem You must manually extend the schema for the Licensing service.
You must be a network administrator to complete this procedure.
To manually extend the schema for the Licensing service
Click Start, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.
Type cd %Programfiles%\Windows Small Business Server\Bin.
Type ldifde -i -k -f LicenseADExtensions.ldf -c "<SchemaContainerDN>" #schemaNamingContext.
If you still cannot extend the schema for the Licensing service, contact Microsoft Product Support.
When I run that command I get this:
C:\Program Files\Windows Small Business Server\Bin>ldifde -i -k -f LicenseADExte
nsions.ldf -c "<SchemaContainerDN>" #schemaNamingContext
Connecting to "GCCSBS.gracearlington.local"
Logging in as current user using SSPI
Importing directory from file "LicenseADExtensions.ldf"
Add error on entry starting on line 1: Referral
The server side error is: 0x202b A referral was returned from the server.
The extended server error is:
0000202B: RefErr: DSID-030A0AEB, data 0, 1 access points
ref 1: 'cc3afd58-81bd-4504-8dd1-09bb6ca8ecee._msdcs.gracearlington.local
0 entries modified successfully.
An error has occurred in the program
No log files were written. In order to generate a log file, please
specify the log file path via the -j option.
I have Googled and Googled and have not found a solution. 500 points to whoever can help me.