DPM and Hyper-V and iSCSI

It seemed like a good idea, and it still seems like a good idea when it works, but when my combination of Data Protection Manager, Hyper-V, and iSCSI gets grumpy, it gives me ulcers.

My recent issue started, as it usually does with this setup, with a power outage. The power went out, and . . . → Read More: DPM and Hyper-V and iSCSI

Resetting The Raiser’s Edge Password

I notice that Blackbaud now has a utility out that handles Supervisor password resets without going through the faxing rigamarole, but when I had to do this I don’t know if that would have been a big help anyway as my customer A) Needed supervisor access to Raiser’s Edge right away and B) They had fired the . . . → Read More: Resetting The Raiser’s Edge Password

Migrating from 32bit SharePoint Services

This is my definitive guide on migrating from 32 bit Windows SharePoint Services 3 to SharePoint Foundation 2010 (64 bit only, oof!).  It’s not quite as definitive as I would like as I barely had time to work this through once, let alone multiple times:

I changed the user account that runs WSS3 from . . . → Read More: Migrating from 32bit SharePoint Services

MAS Client Issue

Part of my motivation for patching up the system was so that we would be running a version of MAS 90 that was officially supported on 64bit Windows 7.  An odd issue that’s possibly related to compatibility cropped up today though.

When going into one of our companies, MAS would crash/stop responding when going . . . → Read More: MAS Client Issue

MAS 90 Patch Issue

I recently decided to be brave and install a hotfix rollup/service pack to our MAS 90 4.3 install.  I believe we were on patch 3 and I would be installing patch 20.  My goal was to clear up some oddball Windows 7 issues that we were having (the exact nature of which I cannot . . . → Read More: MAS 90 Patch Issue