Cannot set up Full text catalogs – get “Property IsAccentSensitive is not available for FullTextCatalog”

Question : Cannot set up Full text catalogs – get “Property IsAccentSensitive is not available for FullTextCatalog” I am trying to set up a full text index on my database (for the first time, no pre-existing catalogs) It will create the catalog fine, but if I open its properties I get the message: “Property PopulationStatus is not available for FullTextCatalog ‘[forums]’. This property may not exist for this object, or may Continue Reading →

Problem: short-term packet loss

Problem: short-term packet loss I’m having issues with my network. Machines seem to randomly drop off line for a moment. I have run Intermapper and EtherPeek to view and capture network traffic. Intermapper tells me machines are having “short-term packet loss”. I don’t know much about packet capturing so I don’t know what to look for or how to make sense of all this. How can I track down what Continue Reading →

The user “DOMAIN\user” does not have RSOP data

Question : The user “DOMAINuser” does not have RSOP data  I have resolved a problem with the group policies on the server but I still have the same problem on the workstations. When I run gpresult, I get the following error; INFO: The user “DOMAINuser” does not have RSOP data When I run rsop.msc, I get the following error RSoP data is invalid. Likely causes are, data is corrupt, data has Continue Reading →

Cannot get MBSA to successfully check for Security Updates

Question : Cannot get MBSA to successfully check for Security Updates  Hi I’ve a network running Windows 2003 Server Standard, and Windows XP Pro clients.  No Matter what I’ve tried I get errors when trying to scan client machines for Security Updates. If I don’t check the “Configure computers for Microsoft Update and scanning prerequisites” box I get the following error: “Computer has an older version of the client and security Continue Reading →

Problem: The RSop snap-in was unable to generate the computer or users data due to insufficient permissions

Question: The RSop snap-in was unable to generate the computer or users data due to insufficient permissions I would like to be able to have access to the rsop.msc verifier, Why do I not have permission if I am the administrator? And If I am the administrator where do I have to add the permission to have access to this snap in? Solution: The RSop snap-in was unable to generate Continue Reading →

iSCSIPrt Event ID’s 7, 20, and 34

Question : iSCSIPrt Event ID’s 7, 20, and 34 On Sunday we applied Windows updates through WSUS to all servers.  When I came in Monday morning 4 servers had iSCSIPrt errors (Event ID 7, 20, and 34) reporting every few minutes.  These servers are Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 servers with shares to a LeftHand SAN solution over iSCSI.  We were able to fix 2 of the servers by updating the Continue Reading →

Windows 7 : Configuring Network Connectivity – Understanding BranchCache

BranchCache is a new technology that has been introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7, BranchCache allows an organization with slower links between offices to cache data so downloads between offices do not have to occur each time a file is accessed. For example, say John comes into work and logs in to the network. John accesses the corporate website and downloads a media file that takes four minutes Continue Reading →

Can’t create a PTR record in DNS Manager

Question : Can’t create a PTR record in DNS Manager I just created a new forward lookup zone. I right-clicked it and clicked New Host (A or AAAA), filled in a name and an IP address, and checked the “Create associated pointer (PTR) record”  and got a message saying “Warning: the associated pointer (PTR) record cannot be created, probably because the referenced reverse lookup zone cannot be found”. Can anyone tell Continue Reading →

Windows 7 arp -s access denied issue.

Question : Windows 7 arp -s access denied issue. Hi there; I am admin in my Windows 7 Professional and UAC is in its minimum in my 7. When I try to add an arp entry with arp -s ip mac, I have the following error in my console. The ARP entry addition failed: Access is denied. I am admin. Why does this happen? Is this a known bug? Any workaround? Continue Reading →