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Hi folks,

I am trying to run a task sequence to an Unknown computer.
It boots to WinPE but fails referencing the SCCM Client package (see ts1.jpg attached).

The Client package is there and status is fine (see ts2.jpg attached).
Any suggestions?

There are a few errors in the smsts.log file (see ts3.jpg attached).

Thanks,

romatlo
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In Configuration Manager console when I click on an update in Software Library > Software Updates > All Software Updates, it tells me the # of systems compliant/required/not-required/unknown.

How do I see which actual systems are needing the update or have it?
Because all I see are numbers and a pie chart but no actual data to me that makes sense, as in, letting me see the host names of computers that need this office patch, or that windows patch, etc..
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My company has purchased a new company.  We currently have our main location where I have my own network, several MS 2003 & 2008 servers, Exchange 2010, etc.  We have MAS500 ERP system which we use to handle all of our Sales orders, Inventory, Shipments, etc.

We purchased a small company that MAY have the potential to provide profit for us.  For now, I want to make the investment minimal.  I need to create a network for about 5 computers to be able to communicate with each other a share files, printers, etc.  They need to connect to the internet and be able to connect to our ERP system at the main office to be able to create Sales Orders,, shipments, track inventory, etc.

I do not want to invest in a T1 line or make a long term commitment to a provider at this point for anything expensive.  

I also want to provide them email from my Exchange server but I would like to give them a different domain name on their email.  Is this possible?  My domain is ABC.com but I would prefer their email address to be xyz.com.  If I own that domain name can I do that without actually making it a subdomain?

Any advice or suggestions is appreciated.  Thanks!
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Hello folks,

I just installed SCCM 2012 R2 and configured the Site, Distribution point for PXE, added default Win7 install.wim into Operating Systems, created a task sequence, and distributed all content to DP.

I am using default x64 boot image that comes with SCCM install.
My DHCP server boot file is SMSBoot\x64\wdsnbp.com.

Every time I PXE my test VM, it exits PXE (see pxe pic attached).

I made sure to deploy my task sequence to All Unknown Computers, I see the task assigned, but the smspxe.log says no advertisements found (see smspxe pic attached).

Anyone have a suggestion?

Thanks,
romatlo
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Hello

I have inherited a windows 2008 SBS server last year, I now want to incorporate it into my 2003 domain but I need to tranition it first.

I have done this with SBS 2003 back in 2007 (transitioned to its constituent parts)  but I understand that this is not available for the SBS 2008 version.

How can I do this for SBS 2008 R2?

I do not need the Exchange part as it is not used.

Please advise best steps to take

Many thanks

Edwin
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I have a table with a field named TestNumber and I want to fill it with "20140001" and then as I add records I want to add the next record as "20140002" and so on.  I would like to have the 2014 be entered from  a year function but the 0001, 0002,0003 be entered as the next number in the list.
The 2014 could be a place I change in the code or if I need a table with parameters use that.
I have been trying several paths but so far nothing has worked like I wanted it to.  Has anyone got a good method that I could had to either the field or to an add button to make this increment.
Thank you fg
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Hello, I've been having some difficulties with our Exchange server on SBS 2003.  We finally resolved the issue we'd been having with receiving external emails and our Exchange was fully working as of last week. However, upon returning this week we found that we could no longer send emails to external sources. The errors we have been receiving, for all email accounts through both telnet and outlook, are 501 5.5.4 or 550 5.7.1 when we try to send mail. This effects all users.

I have spent the last week trying to figure out what may have caused this and have looked at all the usual solutions for this error, with no luck. Our SMTP connectors appear fine. I've tried adding a new recipient policy. I've disabled our anti virus software. Our firewalls have both been disabled (temporarily) and the problem still occurred.

If anyone has any ideas, I would really appreciate it. Thanks.
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Two weeks ago, the 250 GB partition that housed my updates for WSUS filled up and running the cleanup wizard could not free up enough disk space to help with the issue.  I went to MS Technet to search for a solution.  The solution suggested was to delete all the files and folder s in the WSUS content folder.  I completed this process only to find that the WSUS console now could not connect to the server.  I have searched for solutions and tried some of them, but nothing seems to work.  The important security updates are still running and installing but I cannot get into the console to approve or disapprove the updates that are not critical.  I keep getting the connection error.  Resetting the node does not work and I am running out of options.  Does anyone have a solution to correct this problem short of removing the WSUS and starting from scratch?
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Hi All,
I'm filling a table (Table4) with data from 3 other tables (Table1, Table2, & Table3)
From Table3 all I need is the count of number of records which match the criteria, from Tables1 & 2 I need actual data from the table.

I have an SQL statement:
Insert INTO Table4 (PID,SID,PrID,CDate,CStart,CEnd,CCode,Fax,Email,Phone,PACnt)
Select Table1.PID,Table2.SID,Table1.PrID,CDate,CStart,CEnd,CCode,Fax,Table2.Email,Phone, count (*) Table3 From
Table1  Full Outer Join Table2 on Table1.SID = Table2.SID Full Outer Join Table3 on Table3.SID = Table1.SID
where Table1.CDate >= '12/1/2013' and Table1.CDate <= '12/31/2013' and Table1.PID = 979 and Table1.UID = 225

If I use a field from Table3 - e.g. Field1.Table3 instead of the Count (*) it works except I don't get the count - just the value in that field.  For any given match of SID Table3 might have 0 or more records.  I just need the count of the number of records.  As I said, everything else works fine - Table4 gets filled with the proper data (except the count of records in Table3).

Any help would be appreciated
Thanks!
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I uninstalled SharePoint and began getting this error every two or three minutes in the Application Event Viewer:

"WTS event id 0

Service cannot be started. System.Configuration.ConfigurationErrorsException: The value of the property 'value' cannot be parsed. The error is: Some or all identity references could not be translated. (C:\Program Files\Windows Identity Foundation\v3.5\c2wtshost.exe.Config line 17)..."

The error goes on for several more paragraphs. If you need the rest of the error, I will post it.

I had been getting "Event 5586 (SharePoint Foundation) of severity 'Error' occurred xx more time(s) and was suppressed in the event log" many times in a day. Showing an event id 2159 and a task category 59.  We didn't need SharePoint installed so I uninstalled it. The WTS error began soon thereafter.

Thanks,
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I am looking to upgrade an existing OWA service based ion Exchange 2003 to a version that supports Offline OWA - i.e. the ability to view email messages and prepare new email messages without a connection to the internet.

I understand Exchange 2013 can do this but I wondered if there were more cost efficient ways of achieving the same thing with the existing server.  If I were to adopt Office 2013 and use Outlook 2013, would it be possible to use this offline with a local OST file and thus get access to historical email and be able to prep email for sending once a internet connection is available?

Thanks
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I have a system where none of the windows servers can resolve dns. I've turned off the firewall completely. I am helping out a friend who has just taken over IT for this company.

I added a windows 2008 R2 to the domain but after I ran dcpromo it could no longer resolve ip addresses. Internal DNS server is started but it can't see root servers or forwarders.

I can't find a group policy that has anything to do with dns on the domain. I'm wondering if some how someone changed the outoing dns port but only on the servers. The workstations all resolve names just fine.

I icon in the systray for a network connection shows a yellow exclamation point because it can't get the net. nslookup doesn't work either. It shows the local dns server but it won't resolve anything. I can ping IPs on the net.
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We have OCS 2007 R1 installed in our company. I sucessfully installed Lync 2013 server. I migrated a user to the Lync server. When a Lync enabled user talked with an ocs enabled user, the following error appear :

When contacting your support team, reference error ID 504 (source ID 239).

Any ideas?
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Heyas,

Can anyone give my some assistance as to why I can't sign in to Lync 2013 using the Lync 2013 Basic client.

Screenshot for details.

Any assistance is welcome.

Thank you.
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Hello,

I am having an issue with a redirect.

I have a remote access site, remote.mydomain.com which is my (RD Web Access) site to connect into the network.

What I have noticed now is I am unable to get to RD Web Access using remote.mydomain.com and now have to use remote.mydomain.com/rdweb to get access.

remote.mydomain.com is getting redirected to a public site which is hosted on a different server instead of the RD Web Access site.

I belive this has something to do with the IIS server and possibly the web.config file, but not positive.

Thank you
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In the event viewer I see "Event 5586 (SharePoint Foundation) of severity 'Error' occurred xx more time(s) and was suppressed in the event log" many times in a day. It shows an event id 2159 and a task category 59.

I've tried the following with no success:
Open the SQL Server Configuration Manager
Browse down to SQL Server Network Configuration – Protocols for <namedserverinstance>
Right-click “Named Pipes” in the right pane and choose Enable
Rebooted the server.

Any more suggestions?

Thanks
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We have a Exchange Server 2007 that was migrated from 2003.  The old 2003 wasn't properly removed and now we have issues with our Offline Address Book.  It won't update.  

I get that the replication wasn't properly updated, I just need to get this fixed.  Below is what I ran in the shell and what it returned.  Can anyone please assist?  I'm also noticing a few other issues regarding address lists, address policies, etc..

Thanks,

[PS] C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator.EPWORTH\Desktop>update-offlineaddre
ssbook

cmdlet Update-OfflineAddressBook at command pipeline position 1
Supply values for the following parameters:
Identity: "Default Offline Address List"
Update-OfflineAddressBook : The operation could not be performed because object
 '"Default Offline Address List"' could not be found on domain controller 'SS02
.EPWORTH.ORG'.
At line:1 char:26
+ update-offlineaddressbook <<<<
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (0:Int32) [Update-OfflineAddressBo
   ok], ManagementObjectNotFoundException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : 64899154,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.SystemCon
   figurationTasks.UpdateOfflineAddressBook
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Hello,

I have a CA server in my environment which is working perfectly fine while giving certificates to our 2000+ servers. But this one issue facing server which is reformated from windows 2003 to 2008 gets a error while i go to mmc and add the snap in of computer certificates. In personal when i request for certificate it gives as status:unavailable with a cross mark and error statements as "the permissions on this certification authority do not allow the current user to enroll for this type of certificate". While all permissions are in place and the certificate is working fine at other servers where imported.

Issue is only with one server which i stated above.. Early help appreciated please.
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Heyas,

When Choosing a certification Authority for the Lync Server following the guidelines of the following document: http://windowspbx.blogspot.no/2012/07/step-by-step-installing-lync-server.html

I get the following warnings on the Certificate Request - Executing Commands screen.

Create a certificate request based on Lync Server configuration for this computer.
Issued thumbprint "1650D388DBD7E1E8CF3291E58943FACFDC7C8809" for use "Default,WebServicesInternal,WebServicesExternal" by "winsvr-dc.labs.local\labs-WINSVR-DC-CA".
 WARNING: The chain of the certificate "1650D388DBD7E1E8CF3291E58943FACFDC7C8809" is invalid.
No changes were made to the Central Management Store.
Creating new log file "C:\Users\administrator.labs\AppData\Local\Temp\2\Request-CSCertificate-[2013_12_27][10_43_13].html".
 WARNING: "Request-CSCertificate" processing has completed with warnings. "1" warnings were recorded during this run.
 WARNING: Detailed results can be found at "C:\Users\administrator.labs\AppData\Local\Temp\2\Request-CSCertificate-[2013_12_27][10_43_13].html".

Could anyone enlighten me as to what is going on,  I am running Microsoft Lync 2013 on Windows Server 2012.

Thank you.
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hi experts
we have a 2003 remote domain controller that is showing "directory services cannot start" error 0xc00002e1. We are not able to load windows normally. We can remotely access it if someone on site selects safe mode. I have gone through ms kb article 258062 and I am at the point where the ms kb is recommending to reinstall AD. Problem is this server is a 7 hour drive and I want to do this remotely. Any suggestions, guides or recommendations before I run dcpromo ?
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A new server just implemented (Server 2012 std).   AD role migrated from old server and have all user accounts, passwords, data.

New install of SQL 2012 and configured correctly by SQL application vendor.  

We cannot get the server to listen on Port 1433.  Server does listen on numerous other ports and can telnet to other ports.   SQL can connect on the server via the SA login.

We have tested or done the following:
Added rules for Port 1433 in the server firewall
Added Port 1433 to SQL settings
Rules for port added to router
No issues with IIS
No other applications, antivirus or other firewall on the server

At this point we still cannot listen on the server for Port 1433 nor telnet.   At this point we are at a lose for options.
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Hello,

 I am getting ready to install Lync 2013 and have a couple questions.


Removing and deactivating LCS 2005

I already have LCS 2005 and I plan to remove this before install Lync. I have a front-end server and an Access Proxy setup.  

 I am following the guide here to do this. Do I need to deactivate the LCS proxy and uninstall it first or the front-end server?

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb870357%28office.12%29.aspx


Question Regarding Remote Administration Tools

My Lync 2013 server will be running on Server 2012. It tells me that I need to install remote administration tools on the front-end server. My domain and forest level is 2003. This won't affect anything will it?

Certificate Authority

I don't have CA installed on my domain controller. I was just planning on using digicert for my external and internal certificates. Is this possible?
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A minor upgrade was done to an app on the terminal server, this was installed in execute mode and as a result the user account that was used when upgrading is ok but all others still report the older version. I dont have access to the installation files as this was performed remotely so I was wondering if it was possible to some move the differnces over to the other accounts, even if it means copy the profile, will this work? Server is used by only a few users so not the endo of world if they are all the same.

Regards
S
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Heyas,

I am trying to setup Microsoft Lync 2013 on Windows Server 2012 and am using the following document to guide my setup of this http://windowspbx.blogspot.no/2012/07/step-by-step-installing-lync-server.html.

I have verified I have internet connectivity and disabled IE Enhanced Security in Windows Server 2012 but when I get to the Choose a 'Certificate Authority (CA): Select a CA from the list' nothing appears in the list.

Any assistance will be much appreciated.

Thank you.
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I am running MS Server 08 R2 on a physical machine.

I am looking for a preferred method to back up the entire server (domain controller) to a .vhd file that I restore to a better server I have that is running Hyper-V. Thus moving the physical server to a VM .

Thanks
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Microsoft Server Apps

12K

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14K

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Microsoft server applications are those applications developed specifically, but not necessarily exclusively, on the Windows Server platform. In addition to well-known products like SQL Server, Exchange, Internet Information Services (IIS), Microsoft Dynamics, Forefront, Lync and Sharepoint, they include applications like Skype, BizTalk, Hyper-V, Groove and Commerce Server. Server applications are managed with the Microsoft System Center.