When a user tried to print to a local printer on a Windows 2008 Terminal Server , the error was display


“There is no enough space no the disk”

Checking on the local server the C Drive had 5 Gigabyte Free of 70 Gigabytes and I could create folders in the root of C: without a problem.

I checked Disk Quota’s to find the NT Authority\System account had reached it’s maximum quota limit of 15 Gigabytes. Upon raising this the  System account would automatically fill the free space until it was out of space again at a rate of 1mb/s.

On checking task manager, Spoolsv.exe ( Printer Spooler ) was using 40-60% of the CPU. I restarted the print spooler and this reduced the System Profile size to under 10 Gigabytes and resolved the printing issue

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After trying to run through Small Business Server 2011 Essentials install with a USB Drive plugged in , to present the setup with an answer file to start the setup in migration mode , the setup screen stays on “Completing Installation”. The install was running on a virtual machine on VMware ESXi 5.

After retrying setup again, the same thing happened. When it gets stuck on this screen you need to disconnect the USB Drive , either physically or through the Vmware console if it’s a virtual machine. It then runs through the rest of the setup,  then readd the drive when it reboots, and it will take you into migration mode

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After the migration of IRIS to a new server , when trying to run IXBRL Reports , it would produce the following error >

Problem in client_folder_useable 

Folder is ( Location of old server client docs ) resp is 67. Please tell support

To fix , you need to remap the mappings to the new client docs by :

Open Iris

Go to System Maintence , then Utilities , and Communication Path Mapping

Add the old Client Docs path in the From Filed ( should be displayed in the error message)

Add the new Client Docs path to the new server

Click Add Mapping , then Save Mappings

Try again and it should work!

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Upon migrating Iris accountancy practice manager from SQL Sever 2005 to SQL Server 2008 and a new Operating System, when trying to start a client machine after installing setup.exe from the new UNC patch , the following error is displaying

Module: CORE Emulator failed to start
Cause: Failed to login into database
Unspecified error
HRESULT hr=0x80004004
[DBNETLIB][Connectionopen (Connect()). ] Speccifies SQL Server was not found.

http://dbaspot.com/ms-sqlserver/220023-sql-server-2005-express.html , as found here for 2005 the SQL Browser Server needs starting , but the following other connection need enabling as well

Under SQL Server Configuration Manager go to SQL Server Configuration

Choose Protocols for your Iris Database Instance e.g. SQL Express

Make Sure Shared Memory , Named Pipes and TCP/IP are set to enabled

You will also need to specifiy the port you should open on the server firewall so remote clients can connect, if you open TCP/IP , go to the IP Address Tab and enter a Dynamic Port for IPALL ( At the bottom ) default 1433

If you open the firewall and add 2 inbound Allow rules for the following

1433 ( Or which ever port you choose for the above ) and TCP

1434 UDP

Restart the SQL Instance for your Iris database , and try again

 

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Create a new user through the SBS Console named BesAdmin. Make sure this user is ONLY a member of Domain users and the Built-in Administrators group.

Permissions

  • Set the correct permissions for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Administrator account
    • Open the Domain Controller Security Policy by clicking Start->Control Panel->Administrative Tools->Domain Controller Security Policy.
    • Navigate to the User Rights by Local Policies->User Rights Assignment.
    • Add the BesAdmin account to the Allow Log on Locally and Log on as a Service permissions. ( define the Allow Log on Locally policy for BesAdmin, you must also give the Administrators group this right.)

    Grant Exchange View-Only Administrator permissions at the administrative group level.
    • In Exchange System Manager, right-click the first Exchange Server administrative group name, and then click Delegate Control.
    • Add the BesAdmin account as having the role of Exchange View-Only Administrator.
  • Grant Send As, Receive As, and Administer Information Store permissions at the server level for the Exchange Server.
    • In Exchange System Manager, expand the Servers group.
    • Right-click the Exchange Server, click Properties, and then click Security.
    • In the top pane, select the BlackBerry Enterprise Server service account. In the bottom pane, make sure that the Send As, Receive As, and Administer Information Store permissions are set to Allow.

  • Send as permissions for users
    • Open Active Directory Users and Computers.
    • Select the View menu and check the Advanced Features option.
    • Find the OU for all your SBS Users ( Usually SBSUsers)
    • Right-click the OU for which you are setting up the BlackBerry device, and click Properties.
    • On the Security tab select advanced, add the BesAdmin service account, use the drop down on the “Apply Onto” to choose “User Objects” and then click to select the “Send As” check box at the bottom

 

  • Install Software
    • Logoff and logon as BESadmin locally, you can do this through RDP , but you will need to add Besadmin as domain Admin for the right permissions
    Install the BES software, normally you just install BlackBerry Enterprise Server as most sites don’t use the MDS services (MDS is a much heavier install). Follow the prompts of the install and the server will be required to restart half way through the install. Restart the server and log back on as BESadmin and the install will continue. (Make sure the Connect Test works and the SRP ID etc is validated during the install)


Task 4: Assign Users
1. Within Blackberry Manager click on you server name in the left column and then the users TAB in the centre section, just add a user and the click on that user. You will see all the users? properties and a drop down menu called Service Access? and select ?Set Activation Password? and set a password of ?a? for example.

2. Turn on you BlackBerry device and ensure Wireless is enabled. Go into ?Options/Settings? and ?Time & Date? and set the correct zone and time etc. Then from the home screen go to enterprise activation and enter the users email address and enter the password that was set in step 1. Press the track wheel and select Activate. Within a minute you should get data returned which indicates the process is functioning correct.

 

 

Possible Issues

Emails where not reconciling off the blackberry when deleted off Outlook

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.
Click the instance that you want to change.
Click Edit instance.
On the Messaging tab, in the Messaging options section, in the Hard deletes reconciliation drop-down list, click True and set up Message state database size to 1000 and restart “Blackberry Dispatcher” Service or Reboot Server

On Handheld

On menu, reconciliation should be set up as “mailbox and hanheld”…..and should set up as “prompt”
checked the option of “hide filed emails”

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After a router and internet connection change change a TGP 500 Voip System would not connect to the blueface.ie VOIP Service. On the same network a bunch of phones could connect to a VOIP system on Voicenet. On the TGP 500 the Orange Light flashed proving it was having issues connecting to the TFTP Server. I added port forward for every ports to the devices static IP to check if the inbound connection was the issue but still no success. I disabled SIP ALG on the router as this sometimes affects SIP however still no joy

I opened up the firewall to check the NAT sessions, and it only had one connected to the ISP’s DNS Server ( Zen ) so it was getting that far.

I changed the DNS server to Open DNS’s Servers: 208.67.220.222 and 208.67.222.220 , ( on the phone go to menu , IP Services , activated DHCP on the menu , then choose a Static DNS Server )

Rebooted the box and it worked straight away. Turns out the SRV record lookup on Zen’s DNS server was the issue …

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Windows XP Fix

The HP Laserjet 2011 randomly starts crashing the print spooler in Windows XP. This is a problem with the driver and PDF’s that needs fixing using the following :

Delete the printer and remove it from the registry, in highlighted location.

Then reinstall printer using Laserjet 6 drivers.

 

 Windows 7 Fix

 https://rapidshare.com/files/3851301227/HP-LJ1020-fix.zip

Extract the DLL files from the zip and paste them in the following location in Win 7 32bit.

C:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\w32×86\3

Or if Win 7 64bit.

C:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\x64\3

It should ask you to overwrite the existing ones, and that’s it.

 

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After trying to renew an existing SSL Certificate with GoDaddy, I received the following email  :

“Dear Secure Certificate Customer,

Recently you requested a digital certificate for: [ remote.**DOMAIN REMOVED** .co.uk ]

We have anti-phishing filters in place to safe-guard our customers and digital certificate-relying parties. Our filters have selected your certificate for review by the Policy Action Committee.

To proceed, we will need 2 things.

1.) You will need to send proof of right documentation for the company that is applying for this certificate. Acceptable forms of proof of right documentation are listed below.

  • A copy of business license
  • State, County or City Sales Tax certificate
  • “Doing Business As” documentation
  • Fictitious Name documentation
  • Articles of Incorporation


2.) For SSL certificates, you will also need to provide a formal letter of the intended use of your site. Please make sure to include your name and signature on the document.

Please have the letter faxed to: 480.393.5009

Please let us know if we can help you in any other way.

If you encounter any problems or have any questions, our Customer Support department is ready to help, around-the-clock, seven days a week.

Customer Support:
E-Mail: ra@godaddy.com
Phone: 480.505.8852
Fax: 480.393.5009

For further information, log in to your account at https://certs.godaddy.com.”

Turns out GoDaddy has a filter with specific Keywords in the domain name which triggers this. The word in this case was Medical in the domain. The company was a UK Sole Trader so it did not have any of these documents.

To get this renewal from GoDaddy approved we had to email back a Scanned Letter with the intent of use with the following information , for anyone else needing to renew the domain :

We a S0le Trader based in xxxxx, United Kingdom practicing under the name “xxxxxxxxxx”. In the United Kingdom Sole Traders are not required to register with the government so we have no formal documentation regarding licensing or registration to do business.

Here is the link to prove this : http://www.businesslink.gov.uk/bdotg/action/detail?itemId=1073789606&type=RESOURCES

Our registered address is

xxxxx
xxxxx
xxxxx

And Telephone is : +44xxxxx xxxxx

Our intent for the SSL certificate for the domain in question : remote.xxxxx.co.uk is to use it to host our Small Business Server 2011 for Remote Web Workplace used achieved by this link

http://remote.xxxxx.co.uk/remote

After GoDaddy Recieve this , you might need to give them a call , retell the customer services advisor the situation about how companies can operate in the UK without any of these , and they will go through and manually renew the certificate

 

 

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As per title , the wordpress plugin Per Page Sidebars does not work when you enable a widget for 2 pages which have same names. I was building a site which had duplicate children page names for multiple parents.

I modified the plugin to register the widgets from PSS-Name-of-Page to PSS-Name-of-Parent-Name-of-Page

This enabled me to have multiple widgets for pages by the same name , and also an easy way to organise the widgets in the backend. Code modify in the per-page-sidebars.php file

 

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When Exclaimer’s Mail Disclaimers Signature tool query’s active directory , it will sometimes cache the information for up to 2 hours. In a working environment, a User OU change or change to information such as a job title needs to be implemented faster that this.

To manually force an AD Refresh Restart the following Services in order :

  • – Exclaimer Mail Disclaimers Configuration Service ( It will also ask to restart 2 others if you accept and restart these as well )
  •  – Microsoft Exchange Transport Service
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