SBS 2008 Server becomming unresponsive and requiring power button to reboot weekly, need help
Posted on 2010-09-13
We have a client that has a fairly new HP ML series server (installed within 6 months new) that has Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 on it. They also have another physical HP ML series Terminal Server with Windows Server 2008 standard on it. Lately they have been calling weekly saying that they can not access anything (server shares, internet, etc) (fat or thin on the network). I can walk over to the console and SBS will not let me log in. I can try to log into the Terminal Server but it will tell me access denied. I cant access the SBS through logmein or the HP ILO port.
When this happens everything seems to stop (Athentication, email, dns). We have ran HP;s physical hardware test and everything checks out great. I have looked in the event log and whenever this happens there is a big gap until the server is rebooted under application and system. The only other errors I see are DCOM errors. We are at a total loss on this and any help is appreciated. I am trying to get assistance before having to call Microsoft.
Thanks in advance!