On a Symantec Backup Exec 11d server that is backing up Microsoft SQL Server databases you may encounter failed backups with an error: The path for this database is invalid because it contains extra backslash characters. You must remove the extra backslash characters before the database can be backed up. The solution provided by Symantec […]
To continue my harping on about Exchange Server 2007 I thought I would link to an interesting blog entry from Harold Wong (Senior Technology Specialist, Microsoft) on backup solutions for Exchange Server 2007. We have at least one Exchange Server 2007 deployment being delayed for production due to incompatibilities with the client’s backup product of […]
There is a good story on the Windows Vista Team blog about a bust on a Chinese software piracy ring. The story is a good one because it demonstrates the positive outcomes from the Windows Genuine Advantage program that many people gripe about. Well done to Microsoft I say.
An Exchange Server 2007 server may stop processing mail and begin logging errors when the disk volume used for the Exchange Transport queue database becomes low on free disk space. For even more detail on this topic please read A Guide to Back Pressure in Microsoft Exchange Server. There are two key indicators of the […]
This morning I sat the Microsoft certification exam 70-350 for ISA Server 2004. I’d been putting this one off for a while, having already worked through the Microsoft Press training guide, a lot of whitepapers, and worked with the product for a lot of different customers over the last couple of years. I passed the […]