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SBS 2011 setup or migration fails

Today I did my first SBS 2003 to SBS 2011 Standard migration. I did all the checks, BPA’s, and every other best practice I have learned over the years including reading Susan’s blog at http://msmvps.com/blogs/bradley/archive/2010/12/23/sbs-2011-migration-keys-to-success.aspx . Everything on the source server looked great. I created my answer file, and started the migration installation. Everything seemed [...]

After converting a SBS 2008 server from physical to Virtual with Backup Exec System Recovery sysprep hangs

Today I had to take a customers server that was running SBS 2008 on a physical box and convert it to a virtual machine as we were preparing to run a terminal server along side the SBS server on one physical box. This particular customer uses Symantec’s Backup Exec System Recovery 2010, soon to be [...]

Can’t create a new Receive connector after installing Rollup #1 or #2 for Exchange 2007 SP3

After you install Exchange 2007 service pack 3, and or rollup #1 or rollup #2 and you attempt to create a new receive connector, you receive the following error:

Summary: 1 item(s). 0 succeeded, 1 failed.

Elapsed time: 00:00:00

test

Failed

Error:

Active Directory operation failed on SBS01.ks.local. This error is not retriable. Additional information: The parameter is incorrect.

Active directory [...]