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How to add a second domain controller to your Windows 2003 Active Directory

netdom query fsmo… Read more

Dokuwiki Email Notifications – Steps to Make it Work with Your Mail Server

For Windows Server 2003, go to IIS 6.0 > Default SMTP Virtual Server > Right click Properties > Delivery tab > click Advanced.

Maximum hop count – use default value of 15
Masquerade domain – choose your public DNS name
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Troubleshooting Configuration Issues for Microsoft CRM 4.0

Here are some quick tips to check if you are having problems with MS CRM 4.0.


1) Verify the
website identifier number in the registry as well as the Kerberos
authentication.

2) Check permissions: Network Service (check account selected in Read more

Windows 2003 Clustering and Network Load Balancing


http://forums.crystaltech.com/index.php?topic=33354.0

http://www.west-wind.com/presentations/loadbalancing/networkloadbalancingwindows2003.asp
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Configuring Vista IIS 7.0

Before installing the .NET Framework 3.5 (which is needed if you are
running ASP.NET 3.5 applications), users must perform the following two
steps to enable ASP.NET applications:

Each IIS 7.0 application pool that runs an ASP.NET application must
be explicitly
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How to Boost Performance of Windows Vista

Although the search functionality on Vista is nice, I have found the performance slowdown outweighs the benefits. To turn it off, go to Add/Remove Programs and click Add/Remove Windows Components in the left panel.  Deselect Indexing services.Read more

Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 Auto-Restart Configuration

This setup only works if your VM is not using Undo Disks.

To configure the auto-restart of virtual machines after a reboot of the host machine, you need to first stop the VM (configuration can only be changed while it … Read more

Windows 2003 Active Directory Replication Issues

To verify replication, use the following command –

repadmin /showrepl
repadmin /replsum /bysrc /bydest /sort:delta

Also, check DNS – Interfaces tab – only "Listen on" the IP addresses associated with domain controllers.

To clean up objects in Active Directory, use … Read more