Installing SQL Server 2005 on Windows Server 2008

Just a reference to my me as I have forgotten it too many times ;-) and

If you want to install SQL bits, including reporting services you need some IIS 7.0 components that maybe missing if you just all the web server role.

Component Folder
Static Content Common HTTP Features
Default Document Common HTTP Features
HTTP Redirection Common HTTP Features
Directory Browsing Common HTTP Features
ASP.Net Application Development
ISAPI Extension Application Development
ISAPI Filters Application Development
Windows Authentication Security
IIS Metabase Management Tools
IIS 6 WMI Management Tools

Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2

oooooooooooohh Thanks Ari for the tip off ;-)

Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (SP2) is an update to Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 that supports new kinds of hardware and emerging hardware standards, and includes all updates delivered since SP1. SP2 simplifies administration by enabling IT administrators to deploy and support a single service pack for clients and servers. Please see the Windows Server SP2/Windows Vista SP2 page on TechNet/MSDN for additional details and documentation.
Windows Vista SP2 TechNet
Windows Server 2008 SP2 TechNet

Exchange 2003: Exceeded the maximum

Dunno if you have seen these errors on an Exchange 2003 server ..

Event ID: 9646
Type: Error
Source: MSExchangeIS
Closing Mapi session “/o=Organization/ou=Administrative Group/cn=Recipients/cn=user” because it exceeded the maximum of 250 objects of type “objMessage”.

KBs for this:

Been playing with the figures and couldn’t for the life of me workout if it uses the Hex or Decimal values …. it appears it uses the decimal ;-)