Tag Archive for Microsoft

Error When Upgrading WSUS 3 SP2

While trying upgrade Windows Server Update Services, WSUS, I experience the following error in the setup log and the install would stop:

2010-01-08 10:37:52 Error MWUSSetup ExecuteQuery: Failed to execute SQL query USE SUSDB IF EXISTS (select * FROM master..sysdatabases WHERE name= N’SUSDB’ AND suser_sname(sid) is null) EXEC dbo.sp_changedbowner N'”DomainName”\administrator’ (Error 0x80040E14)

Lose the Folder in SharePoint

Folders have their place in the world.  They are right at home in the metal cabinet next to your desk. They even live comfortably within Windows Explorer.  But…. in a SharePoint environment, I’m not convinced they belong. Document Libraries in…

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 in a Nutshell

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 is an integrated suite of server capabilities that can help improve organizational effectiveness by providing comprehensive content management and enterprise search, accelerating shared business processes, and facilitating information-sharing across boundaries for better business insight.

Duplicate Computer SIDs on a Network, is it OK?

I have always been trained that it is essential that every computer on your network MUST have a unique SID (Computer Security Identifier). In today’s world of re-imaging computers, changing the SID is always the first step taken. I have a post that discusses using NewSID to easily change the SID on a server.

Embed Video on a SharePoint Page

In an effort to provide additional training resources for our staff we have begun creating short videos demonstrating how to use a particular software application. Our company uses SharePoint as our Intranet. We wanted the ablility to embed these videos directly into a webpart on a page within SharePoint. This page also contains webparts for links to corisponding documents and a survey.

Use RoboCopy to Move Folders from One Server to Another

am in the processing of replacing a server that is ready for retirement. It is necessary for me to move the information from the old server (server A) to the new server (server B). Traditional Copy and Paste will not work because it will only copy the files, not the creation dates, security etc. Here is how I accomplished the task.

To properly copy all of the information I used Robocopy.