Remote Desktop Services crash after Microsoft update KB2667402

This issue arose just recently with the latest SBS 2011 installations. After the initial setup and a few rounds of updates, the Remote Desktop Services stop when when you attempt to dial in to the SBS 2011 server. All the server services remain functional – DNS, AD, Exchange, shared folders, etc. We were able to connect remotely to the event … Continue reading

SBS 2011 Migration Preparation tool – error in DNS

I recently came across an issue while running the SBS 2011 Migration preparation tool on the source server. Unfortunately haven’t take a note of the exact message, but the message was reporting a problem in the source server’s DNS saying the source server is missing from DNS. The first time i experienced this problem after initial investigation all looked fine, … Continue reading

How to reset the domain administrator password on Windows Server 2008

This probably should never happen, but there’s always that odd case when the domain administrator password simply disappears. If you did your job right, you would normally dig out your notes with the backup domain administrator details and use that to reset the administrator password. But . . . You don’t always have the luxury. Than you’ll have to find … Continue reading