Last Known Good Configuration

 You can use the Last Known Good Configuration login option to restore your computer’s registry to a state when you were last able to boot successfully. The Last Known Good Configuration option restores the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESystemCurrentControlSet.   To access this utility, reboot your computer and immediately begin tapping the F8 key. This will take … Read moreLast Known Good Configuration

Windows 2003 Server Network Load Balancing

Network Load Balancing   Server #1 Cluster Parameters192.168.10.178 (shared/cluster machine IP)255.255.255.0yourcompany.com Host Parameters192.168.10.175 (actual machine IP)255.255.255.0 Port RulesAll 80-80 Both – Multiple, no priority, equal load, no affinity   Server #2 192.168.10.188 (actual IP, second IP 192.168.10.178) Note: This is based on using Windows Load Balancing Services (WLBS) and intended to provide you a basis … Read moreWindows 2003 Server Network Load Balancing

Active Directory Clean Leading to Fixes for CRM 4.0, DNS errors, SPN errors, W32time errors

Active Directory Replication Issues Windows Resource Kit > type replmon. Verify proper replication.   W32time error (Event ID 29 and 47) – How to Sync Domain Controller with an External Time Source Open Registry Editor (regedit.exe) and configure the following registry entries: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesW32TimeParametersType This registry entry determines which peers W32Time will accept synchronization from. Change … Read moreActive Directory Clean Leading to Fixes for CRM 4.0, DNS errors, SPN errors, W32time errors

Dokuwiki – don’t forget the IIS permissions when restoring data folder from a backup

To make the files in the data and conf directory writable you need to give “Write” access to the Internet Guest Account (IUSR_computername) or the appropriate web server group (like IIS_WPG). This is done through the right-click context menu on folders and files chosing “Properties” and selecting the “security” tab. Upgrade packages are zipped in … Read moreDokuwiki – don’t forget the IIS permissions when restoring data folder from a backup

CRM 4.0 – Troubleshooting permissions and security issues

Check to see that your domain accounts (one used for App pool and account for your SQL service/Reporting) are added to the Security container of your database server with db_owner Role Membership.   In your Domain Controller, go to your Domain Controllers container and add both crm/SQL domain accounts as well as the name of your … Read moreCRM 4.0 – Troubleshooting permissions and security issues

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 15Masquerade domain – choose your public DNS name of your mail server (i.e. mail.yourcompany.com)Fully-qualified domain name – use private IP of your mail serverSmart host … Read moreDokuwiki Email Notifications – Steps to Make it Work with Your Mail Server

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 the Application Pool) and IIS_WPG.  3) Download Windows Support Tools for Windows 2003 Server (Windows … Read moreTroubleshooting Configuration Issues for Microsoft CRM 4.0