Category: SBS

Fixing problems with offline files

Something was terribly wrong with the synchronization of My Documents between my server and my laptop. Not only was my laptop’s hard drive starting to run out of space for no good reason, but often I would turn my laptop on at a remote location and discover that the offline files weren’t there. I solved […]

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Posted in All, SBS, Software, Technology, Windows XP on Aug 10th, 2007, 3:48 pm by David Schrag     

Why does technology freak people out?

I got the following e-mail this morning from a client: David: Please advise what I should be doing as a result of getting this warning which I have been receiving for about three weeks now… —–Original Message—– From: System Administrator Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2007 12:00 AM To: [name withheld] Subject: Your mailbox is over […]

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Posted in All, Exchange, SBS, Software, Technology on Jul 25th, 2007, 5:17 am by David Schrag     

Microsoft webcast on WSS 3.0 with SBS 2003

Coming August 9, 2007. Check it out.

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Posted in All, SBS, Server 2003, SharePoint, Software, Technology on Jul 18th, 2007, 7:01 pm by David Schrag     

Enable Password Changing through OWA in Exchange 2003

I am amazed that in all these years I have never had to learn how to do this before. Fortunately, Daniel Petri shows us the way: Enable Password Changing through OWA in Exchange 2003 The only deviations I had to make from those instructions were: 1. In the “Create a new REG-DWORD value ….” In SBS03, that […]

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Posted in All, Exchange, SBS, Software, Technology on Jul 16th, 2007, 4:08 pm by David Schrag     

Must-read blog for anyone getting into WSS

As you’ve probably realized, Windows SharePoint Services is the official SCHRAG Technology of the Week. If you’re a SharePoint wannabe too, here’s something you must add to your RSS list: http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/default.aspx. If you don’t, how will you find out about things like this?

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Posted in All, Office 2007, SBS, Server 2003, SharePoint, Software, Technology on Jul 13th, 2007, 3:19 pm by David Schrag     

Importing Excel 2007 spreadsheets into WSS 3.0 using Vista

This is a pretty good example of what IT consultants do all day and why people are willing to pay us to do it for them. Goal: create a Windows SharePoint Services application via the Internet based on a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Simple enough, right? Process: Start with basic procedure described here. From WSS home […]

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Posted in All, Office 2007, SBS, Server 2003, SharePoint, Software, Technology, Vista on Jul 13th, 2007, 2:37 pm by David Schrag  9 comments   

Fixing event 2424 after installing WSS 3.0

Are you getting error messages like this? Event Type: ErrorEvent Source: Windows SharePoint Services 3 SearchEvent Category: Gatherer Event ID: 2424Date: 7/10/2007Time: 7:25:47 AMUser: N/AComputer: SBSDescription:The update cannot be started because the content sources cannot be accessed. Fix the errors and try the update again. Context: Application ‘Search’, Catalog ‘index file on the search server […]

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Posted in All, SBS, SharePoint, Software, Technology on Jul 11th, 2007, 10:56 am by David Schrag  5 comments   

Installing WSS 3.0 on SBS 2003 Standard

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on Small Business Server 2003 Standard: The Very Basics Version 5.1, updated June 24, 2008 Note for v.5.1: I have discovered a major potential problem with these instructions. By default, even when you move the WSS 3 database off the C: partition (step 13), you will still end up with a […]

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Posted in All, SBS, Server 2003, SharePoint, Software, Technology on Jul 11th, 2007, 9:31 am by David Schrag  18 comments   

Bradley Speaks: Windows 2003 SP2 is a go on SBS

Anyone reading my meager bulletin for information about Small Business Server should already be a faithful reader of the Diva’s blog as well. In case there are a few of you out there who are missing the show, this post is an example of why Susan’s blog is required reading for all SBS administrators. Susan, […]

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Posted in All, SBS, Server 2003, Software, Technology on Jul 9th, 2007, 6:43 am by David Schrag     

SBS 2008: Five quarters away?

We know that Microsoft is expecting a little baby Cougar. Is it possible that we’ve just been tipped off to its name and due date? Today I got a promotional e-mail from Dell that was pushing Software Assurance. Included there, without fanfare, was this bit of what was news to me: “Windows Small Business Server […]

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Posted in All, SBS, Software, Technology on Jun 27th, 2007, 11:10 pm by David Schrag     

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