A common problem which occurs when going to allocate a new database in Microsoft SQL is an extremely long operation which will occur by default due to a disk zeroing operation that is performed when creating a new database. By default this will take a very long time even on the most powerful of database servers.
Posts Tagged ‘2008’
A very common issue which occurs when troubleshooting server related issues is DNS. There are many reasons for this, however the primary reason is the delay in propagation of DNS records. Often times a web application or site will require DNS records to function properly, but these changes either cannot be made prior to testing or do not propagate fast enough due to the nature of DNS servers.
What is an SID? An SID (Security Identifier) is a unique name assigned by a Windows domain controller that is used to identify a subject in a Windows network. An example SID would be S-1-5-21-698722459-2703455653-311392944. 1 is the revision level, 5 is the identifier authority value, and 21-698722459-2703455653-311392944 is the domain or local computer identifier. [...]
Working in a Windows 2008 Server environment every day you pick up a lot of handy little shortcuts and commands that allow you to get things done faster and with less effort.
In Microsoft Exchange 2010 you will sometimes encounter issues where specific users will not be able to send emails into your organization as a result of your Content Filtering policy. Typically this will generate a standard bounce message back to the user who is trying to email into your organization which will look like this: [...]