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Check NTP on windows computer

Start a command  shell and use the following command.  Here ch.pool.ntp.org is an array of ntp servers delivered by dns query. w32tm /stripchart /computer:ch.pool.ntp.org /dataonly /samples:5 You should get a response like  this. In this sample the first few request are … Continue reading

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Powershell write to file creates strange characters

Problem Appending lines to an existing file creates strange chinese like characters. Reason The file was created by using the command  add-content without definition of encoding (default ANSI encoding). Later on lines where added by using command out-file (default Unicode encoding) … Continue reading

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Scom SQL 2012 Discovery Managment Pack error . Variable not defined

Problem: Alert: message is Variable not defined ‘EVENT_TYPE_ERROR’ C:\Program Files\Microsoft Monitoring Agent\Agent\Health Service State\Monitoring Host Temporary Files 104\4529\SQLAgentJobDiscovery.vbs(293, 9) Microsoft VBScript runtime error: Variable is undefined: ‘EVENT_TYPE_ERROR’ Reason: The variable is really not defined inside the management pack and Option … Continue reading

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Disk full on Microsoft Reporting Server

Problem: Disk Drive C: on Reporting Server is filling up every day by 40MB Reason: Microsoft Reporting Server is installed by default on C:. The configuration file C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSRS10.SQL1\Reporting Services\ReportServer\bin\ReportingServicesService.exe.config is showing <add name=”KeepFilesForDays” value=”14″ /> but no … Continue reading

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Microsoft CA Certificate backup failed

Problem C:\Backup>Certutil -p “xxxxxxxxxx” -f -backup “c:\backup” CertUtil: -backup command FAILED: 0x8009000b (-2146893813) CertUtil: Key not valid for use in specified state. Check: Check the Certificate of your CA whether the Private Key can be exported by starting an export … Continue reading

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Microsoft SQL Agent ist not starting

Problem sql Agent start error 5 “Access is Denied” This might happen when you use other directories than the default installation. Solution Apply the rights for the service user of SQL to the path where the agent executable is located. … Continue reading

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SQL Services event ID 7000 and 7009

Problem: Reporting Services and Integration Services do not start any more . Error :A timeout was reached (30000 milliseconds) while waiting for the SQL Server Reporting Services (SQL1) service to connect. Error: The SQL Server Reporting Services (SQL1) service failed … Continue reading

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