Category Archives: Microsoft Windows Server

Problem installing SQL Server 2008 on Windows 2008 R2


This post is focused on installing SQL Server 2008 on a Windows 2008 R2 server for those of only need to do a few installs. In other words, this is the quick fix. At the bottom of this post is … Continue reading

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Data Form Web Part, Web Services, & AAMs…oh my


We had some developers wanting to use a Data Form Web Part (DFWP) in a site and access information through a web service on the internet. They were able to connect to the web service WSDL but when they went to Show … Continue reading

Posted in IIS, IIS 6.0, IIS 7.0, IIS 7.5, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS 2007), Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Windows Server, Windows 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (WSS 3.0) | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

IIS 7.0 Web Site and Application Pool Actions


Mike Volodarsky has posted a great blog post explaining what different actions (stop, start, recyling, etc.) do to either a web site or application pool in IIS 7.0. From a SharePoint perspective, this helps to understand the mechanics of what … Continue reading

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August Patch that is important to apply


If you have Windows servers that are exposed directly to the Internet so that their Service service is exposed, make you you get MS06-040 that was just released applied to your servers quickly.  There is active exploitation and public exploit … Continue reading

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HP NIC Teaming 8 and Windows 200x – Make sure you have the updates


First, I definitely want to start out this post by saying that I love what HP has been doing with their network teaming software on the Windows platforms.  They are doing a great job on building teaming software that works … Continue reading

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