Archive for the ‘SBS2003’ Category

Migration from SBS2003 to EX2K3:

Migration SBS2003 to EX2K10 (Windows Server 2008):

Det er set nogle gange, at Windows Small Business Server 2003 pludseligt går i "krampe" og ikke vil logge ind m.v.
I den forbindelse er opstået en fejl med meddelelsen om at Windows skal aktiveres. Og det på servere som har kørt i årevis.

Der er dem som mener det opstår i forb. med SBS 2003 Transition Pack:

MS had suggested two options. 

First, they suggested renaming two files to get them out of the way. The only way
to do this was through the safe mode command prompt:


This had the effect of changing the error message to a more generic WPA problem,
but the issue remained. 

Secondly, they suggested emptying the following registry key, by setting it to '0'.
 (we could still conect to the remote registry while the machine was on):

HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWPAEventsLastWPAEventLogged

This didn't change anything.

More out of desperation than inspiration. I went back to the command prompt, removed
those files again and immedaitely rebooted from the CD and ran a repair install from

2 hours later, I logged in and got the same error message again, but this time clicking
'yes' took me to the activation page. (Thankfully the network drivers were still
working). Then all that was left was downloading and re-applying 50-odd patches before
dragging myself home a shade before midnight.


There are several reasons why you might want to move the data folders for the Microsoft® Windows® Small Business Server 2003 operating system. These folders include: Users Shared Folders, the Windows SharePoint® Services and Monitoring databases, Exchange databases and log files, Sent Faxes folder, and ClientApps shared folder

SQLservr.exe – fejl i hukommelse/allokering. SBS 2003

tasklist /svc

Then go into Task Manager, click on the Processes tab [click on view/select columns options to make sure the PID [process identifier] option is selected and look for the different process IDs to see which process ID is using the memory.

PID is 672 in the one tracks to MSSQL$SBSMONITORING in the other.

osql -E -S YOURSERVERNAMEsbsmonitoring  [hit enter]

[you’ll now enter like a command screen]

sp_configure ‘show advanced options’,1 [hit enter]

reconfigure with override  [hit enter]]

go  [hit enter]

sp_configure ‘max server memory’, ### [enter the value of the max… I’m trying 70 … I just guessed at this from the poster in the newsgroup]  [hit enter]

reconfigure with override  [hit enter]

go  [hit enter]

Herefter skulle der gerne stå:
DBCC execution completed. If DBCC printed error messages, contact your system
Configuration option ‘max server memory (MB)’ changed from 2147483647 to 70.
Run the RECONFIGURE statement to install.