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January, 2007

  • Using SharePoint Database Explorer on SBS

    [Today's tip comes to us courtesy of Ed Walters .] Administrators often need to extract a small number of files or even a single file from a SharePoint database, and may not necessarily want to go through the process of an entire disaster recovery to...
  • Activation Loop After Completing the SBS Transition Pack

    [Today's tip comes to us from Damian Leibaschoff ] We've seen a few cases now where a server is in an activation loop (activation never completes successfully and you are continually prompted to activate on reboot) after either: Upgrading via the SBS...
  • Remote Wiping a Device With No User Input

    [Today's tip comes to us from Peter Gallagher . Yes that Peter.] If you have installed the Exchange 2003 ActiveSync Web Administration Tool (also known as MobileAdmin) you probably played with the Remote Wipe feature. You may have noticed that the user...
  • Fax Fails Because of...ORDB

    [Today's tip comes to us from Damian Leibaschoff ] Routing an Inbound Fax to E-Mail fails (Event Id 32083 - 0x80040212). This is a very interesting symptom to an event that at first sight is pretty unrelated to faxing. Most people have started seeing...
  • SBS 2003 R2 Setup Failure Due to Disable Performance Counters Key

    [Today's tip comes to us from Mark Stanfill.] After selecting the option to install Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2, you get the following error displayed on the screen: After accepting the error, you are then shown a window stating that setup.exe...
  • Quick Admin Note

    Astute readers of this blog will note that I've change the owership of this blog from my personal tagline to the "SBS Bloggers" alias. Nothing else is changing, I just wanted to make this blog a little more inclusive of the team and not look so much like...