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- Ned Pyle
New KB articles related to Directory Services for the week of 3/1-3/7.
You may encounter the several smart card failure problems after you raise the domain functional level to Windows Server 2008 R2 domain function level in a network environment
Microsoft Support Policy for NIC Teaming with Hyper-V
Data loss occurs after you use the Dfsrmig.exe tool to migrate the SYSVOL share from the FRS to the DFSR service in a Windows Server 2008-based domain
Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services licensing service leaks memory
Windows Server 2008 Certificate Services (ADCS) does not start, and error code 0x80070057 is generated when ADCS is reinstalled by using the "use existing keys" option in Windows Server 2008
You experience issues with DFS replication in a Windows Server 2003 R2-based AD environment
Importing a signing certificate fails with an error
When you use the Encrypting File System (EFS) to encrypt files, some files are not fully encrypted in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008
After you sync a file in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008, the Date Modified time for the destination file may be updated to the current time
The first offline file sync operation fails when you pin an entry and then work offline on a client computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008
A roaming profile user experiences a long delay during the logon or logoff process of a Windows Vista-based or a Windows Server 2008-based client computer in a WAN environment
When you enable the "Encrypt the Offline Files cache" policy setting, multiple EFS certificates may be generated when you log on to the domain from multiple Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based client computers
Error message when you try to map to a network drive of a DFS share by using a different user name than the one that you used to log on to Windows Vista: "A specified logon session does not exist. It may already have been terminated."
New KB articles related to Directory Services for the week of 3/21-3/28.
New KB articles related to Directory Services for the week of 3/14-3/21.
The TCP receive window size cannot be changed by configuring the registry on the passive open side when a TCP/IPv6 connection is used on a Windows Server 2003-based computer
Error message on a Windows Server 2003 or a Windows XP computer trying to join a Windows Server 2003 domain: "Access is denied"
Cannot access shares from a different forest
Certificate Server Service does not start and you receive the error: The Data is invalid. 0xd (Win32:13) on a Windows 2003 based certificate authority
Windows Time Synchronization does not work on the PDC Operations Master role Domain Controller of the Forest Root Domain
The RSoP console may show multiple languages on a computer that has the .NET Framework 2.0 installed
Some Netdom commands do not work correctly in localized versions of Windows Server 2008
You cannot have a Version 2 custom template of Type Minimum Windows 2008 Supported CA to be Available via Web Enrollment in Windows 2008
Error message when requesting a user certificate on a Windows Server 2008 or a Windows Vista client: "The certificate request cannot be created. The profile for the user is a temporary profile."
Modifying groupType attribute in AD/ADAM by using ILM
New KB articles related to Directory Services for the week of 3/7-3/14.
Windows Server 2008 Key Distribution Center (KDC) rejects a TGS request after the TGT is renewed
Files and folders that are discarded during conflict resolution are intermittently not moved to the "Conflict and Deleted" folder on a server that is running Windows Server 2003 R2
You cannot configure the Negotiate or NTLM protocols for Windows Integrated Authentication in the IIS Manager for Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0
The Home Folder may be mapping incorrectly when logging on to a Windows XP-based computer
Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 DNS clients do not honor DNS round robin by default
Vista Sync Center may corrupt offline folder cache
Only part of the network bandwidth is used when you transfer multiple large files at the same time through a high-bandwidth network connection on a Windows Vista-based computer or on a Windows Server 2008-based computer
New KB articles related to Directory Services for the week of 2/21-2/28.
FIX: Two Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition-based domain controllers cannot replicate to each other if they are located in different networks that are connected by using ISA Server 2006
Windows Server 2008 DNS Servers may fail to resolve queries for some top-level domains
A Windows Server 2008-based DHCP server does not register DNS records for earlier version DHCP clients that do not send option 81 to the DHCP server
Error message when you run Dfsradmin.exe to set membership properties in Windows Server 2008: "The property MemberSubscriptionReadOnly cannot be used"
Customized permissions for folder or file objects which reside on a roaming profile's desktop are lost on logoff
If you cancel the Select Certificate dialog box on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008, you are prompted two times for user credentials to access a WebDAV site whose SSL setting for client certificates is set to "Accept"