Category Archives: Microsoft Server

Publishing PRTG Network Monitor through TMG 2010

I encountered an issue where certain graphs would not display at all when accessing PRTG Network Monitor 8.4.1.2282 on the outside of a Microsoft TMG 2010 firewall, and an error would be displayed every minute or so when I was … Continue reading

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Steps to setup a new FTP site in IIS 7.5

Assuming the FTP Virtual server has been configured already, setup access to a new site as follows: ​Under the settings for the Web Server (Root node) select IIS Manager Users and create and enable a new user. Under the Root FTP … Continue reading

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Add script mappings for Perl after ActivePerl Installation (IIS 7.5 64-bit)

Run the following commands: C:\Perl64\bin>ap-iis-config list sites (to get the list of sites and their numbers) ap-iis-config add map –ext .pl –site <sitenumber> –type cgi

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FTP User Isolation in IIS 7.5

To configure the IIS Manager FTP Users and FTP User Isolation in IIS 7.5 I followed the following articles…. http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/305/configuring-ftp-75-user-isolation/ http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/321/configure-ftp-with-iis-7-manager-authentication/

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Moving SharePoint content databases to another installation

Steps I followed to move my SharePoint (WSS v3) Content Databases to SharePoint 2010 on another server (including upgrade) were:- Detach DB from SQL2008 on original server using SQL Management Studio. Copy the .mdf and .ldf files for the content … Continue reading

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Anonymous Relay on Exchange 2010

To configure anonymous relay in Exchange 2010 I had to create a receive connector on the Hub Transport server and run a powershell command. Anonymous relay is restricted to individual IP addresses in this scenario. The process is described in … Continue reading

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Monitoring non-domain members with SCOM 2007 R2

To monitor non-domain members I had to do the following:- Add the CA’s certificate to the Trusted Root Certification Authorities store on both the RMS and the Monitored server. Create a certificate for both the RMS and monitored server with … Continue reading

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Error creating SCOM 2007 R2 SQL Report Model

I had an error when I tried to Deploy a report model in Business Intelligence Studio. Error was as follows: There was an exception running the extensions specified in the config file. —> System.Web.HttpException: Maximum request length exceeded The fix was … Continue reading

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Install SCOM 2007 R2 Agent on ESX4

On ESX Host :- (Indented lines are optional) rpm –e scx (To cleanup previous failed installation) cat /proc/sys/kernel/random/entropy_avail (To view current settings) dd if=/dev/urandom of=~/.rnd bs=1 count=1024 esxcfg-firewall -o 1270,tcp,in,SCOMAgent esxcfg-firewall -q (To check rule is in place) rpm -q … Continue reading

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Enable Client Recovery in DPM 2010

To enable client recovery I had to enable port 6075 Incoming on the DPM servers firewall (this should be done automatically when you set up a client protection group in DPM 2010 RTM). You also have to do the schema … Continue reading

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