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Posts Tagged Windows 2008

05.20.2011

Error uploading PDF over 2 MB to ASP website on IIS 7.5 Windows 2008 server

We recently came across a problem where PDFs over 2 MB would not upload in an ASP site housed on IIS 7.5 Windows 2008 server. We found that this was because –

03.27.2011

How to create dotnetnuke website on Windows 2008 server

  The below video demonstrates step by step process to setup a dotnetnuke website on iis7  

03.27.2011

Dotnetnuke install error .Net SqlClient Data Provider 15364 on Windows 2008 server with SQLExpress 2008 R2

On Windows 2008 R2 server with SQLExpress 2008 R2 creating a dotnetnuke website I was receiving the following error: Connection Error(s): Index #: 0 Source: .Net SqlClient Data Provider Class: 14 Number: 15364 Message: Failed to generate a user instance of SQL Server. Only an integrated connection can generate a user instance. The connection will […]

02.3.2011

Cannot connect to SMB share migrating from Mac OSX 10.4 server to Windows 2008 server

If you need to connect from a Mac OSX 10.4 computer to a Windows 2008 server, you may find you cannot login to the Windows shares and get prompted for username and password. First thing to note is to connect from a Mac to Windows server is you need to have-

07.16.2010

VMWARE virtual server under Windows 2008 loses network connection and shows disconnected

Running Window 2008 R2 server and VMWARE v2 with 3 virtual machines, we frequently find that after a restart, or loss and regain of network connectivity to the server that the virtual machines can no longer be contacted over the network. pening the VMWare infrastructure web access and the console for that particular machine shows […]

04.29.2010

Windows 7 or Windows 2008 add quicklaunch toolbar

By default Windows 7 and 2008 no longer display the quick launch toolbar. Some users prefer this to the new taskbar method of pinning programs. The problem with pinning is you cannot create distinct shortcuts to particular files, you can only group like files on the program that executes it. To add the quick launch […]

04.22.2010

Windows 2008 Block or deny specific user remote desktop terminal services access

In group policy go to Computer Configuration\Policies\Security Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment Define the Deny log on through Remote Desktop Services policy Add the users or groups you want to block from user remote deskop Regards Brendan King

04.14.2010

How to change network location on Windows 2008 server

Open the Local Security Policy Select Network List Manger Policies Right click on the Network name and properties. Set the required properties

04.10.2010

Set Google Australia as default search provider in Internet Explorer 8 IE8 using group policy

Save the text below as IE8Search.adm and then link the group policy. Regards, Brendan King CLASS USER CATEGORY !!WindowsComponents CATEGORY !!InternetExplorer POLICY !!PopulateSearchProviderList –

03.27.2010

Unable to read data from the Metabase Ensure that Microsoft Internet Information Services is installed during Exchange 2010 install

To install Exchange 2010 on a Windows 2008 R2 server first install these 4 components: Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 Windows Remote Management 2.0 Windows PowerShell v2 ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 Also Set static IP addresses on any Network cards Open Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features Turn Windows Features On or Off Add Role Web Server (IIS) If […]