A System Center Essentials 2007 server may raise the following alert: Alert: Root Management Server Unavailable. Source: sce01.domain.internal Path: sce01.domain.internal Last modified by: System Last modified time: 4/11/2008 1:21:26 PM Alert description: The root management server (Healthservice) has stopped heartbeating soon after 4/11/2008 1:18:48 PM. This adversely affects all availability calculation for the entire […]
You may encounter an issue where Exchange Server 2007 storage group transaction logs are not truncated after a successful backup. In our case Backup Exec 11d was the backup application being used. Backup Exec would report successful backups however the transaction logs were not truncating, leading to disk space problems. The Application event log on […]
Maybe version 2 will fix this “bug”.
Finding your first contract can be a daunting task. Unless you are well qualified or have an excellent network of contacts that can tell you about available work you are probably going to have to deal with recruiters. Recruiters, are they all scumbags? Contrary to popular belief most recruiters are not scumbags. This perception is […]
One of the toughest things new contractors encounter is deciding on an hourly rate. They don’t want to aim too high and miss out on jobs, and they don’t want to go too low and end up worse off than the permanent job they just left. The rate formula My advice is to apply a […]
First let me say that I am not an accountant, nor am I giving anyone advice here to go in a particular direction setting themselves up for contracting. In fact, the best advice I can give you is to speak to your own accountant to discuss how best to set yourself up for contracting. I […]
At some stage during the career of most IT pros the opportunity comes along to spend some time as a contractor. The lure of high rates, fixed hours, frequent new challenges, and the idea of “working for yourself” are what draws most people towards contracting. Each of those carries with it some truths and some […]
Microsoft only supports the 64-bit version of Exchange Server 2007 for production environments. The 32-bit version is only for test, development, or training environments. Definitely something you would want to know before launching into an Exchange Server 2007 deployment.
…then this won’t make you any more excited.
Microsoft have announced the release of Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2007 SP1. You can download the update here. The update file has “v2” in it due to the accidental release of an earlier build of this rollup back in September. This rollup will install over v1 if you happened to install that one. […]