Archive for May, 2009

Windows SBS 2008 DNS Name Resolution causes disconnects

A client was on a SBS 2008 network and strangely enough Outlook was taking a long time to connect to the Exchange server, one the affected clients we discovered that pinging the server would reply with the RRAS adapter address.  We diagnosed the problem without official Microsoft help but later discovered this article that described the issue.

A computer that is running Microsoft Windows 2000 Server or Microsoft Windows Server 2003 may exhibit connectivity issues if the server is configured in the following manner:

  • The Routing and Remote Access service is configured to permit incoming connections.
  • The Domain Name System (DNS) or Windows Internet Name Server (WINS) service is installed and configured on the server that is running Routing and Remote Access. Read the rest of this entry »

Windows SBS 2008 clients recieving 1030 and 1058 erros in application log

We were working on a Windows SBS server 2008 network.  The client was having frequent disconnects and network interruptions.  On desktop client computers we noted errors 1030 and 1058 (See Below) were logged in the application log.  

Error 1030 source userenv:

Windows cannot query for the list of Group Policy objects. A message that describes the reason for this was previously logged by the policy engine.

Error 1058 source userenv:

Windows cannot access the file gpt.ini for GPO CN={31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9},CN=Policies,CN=System,DC=servername, DC=local. The file must be present at the location <\\servername.local\sysvol\servername.local\Polici es\{31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9}\gpt.ini>. (Access is denied. ). Group Policy processing aborted. Read the rest of this entry »


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