Windows Server 2003/2008 ODBC Settings Stored in the Windows Registry

System DSN’s are stored in windows registry under 64 bit ODBC on 64bit machine or 32bit ODBC on 32bit machine For 64 bit ODBC or for 32 bit machine’s ODBC: HKLM\Software\ODBC\ODBC.INI For 32 bit ODBC on 64 bit machine: HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\ODBC\ODBC.INI Resources:…

Transfer Scheduled Tasks from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008

Scheduled Tasks can be transferred from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008. Login to Windows Server 2008/R2 that is the desired server to have the scheduled tasks. Go to Control Panel->Administrative Tools->Task Scheduler. On right hand side under Actions.…

SQL Server 2008 R2 Maintenance Plan Fails DTSER_FAILURE (1) or Alter Failed

Problem: SQL Server 2008 maintenance plan fails immediately or when scheduled. Error Message: Alter failed for Server ‘dbsrvr-01’. In the Maintenance plan history DTSER_FAILURE (1) in the SQL Job History. Solution: –This changes the allow updates  configuration sp_configure ‘allow updates’, 0; GO…

Windows Server 2008 Event Log SNMP Traps

Windows Server SNMP Trap Event Log Monitoring Overview Setting up SNMP Traps is not a difficult process.  SNMP Trap Watcher http://www.bttsoftware.co.uk/snmptrap.html is useful in examining SNMP traps in Windows. Event Log SNMP traps fire when the event log error that is setup…

IIS SNMP Monitoring

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/vijaysk/archive/2010/01/28/mib-oids-for-iis-6-0.aspx Here is a list of the OID values related to IIS that you can query using SNMP.  SNMP Label  OID TotalBytesSent_HighWord 1.3.6.1.4.1.311.1.7.3.1.1.0 TotalBytesSent_LowWord 1.3.6.1.4.1.311.1.7.3.1.2.0 TotalBytesReceived_HighWord 1.3.6.1.4.1.311.1.7.3.1.3.0 TotalBytesReceived_LowWord 1.3.6.1.4.1.311.1.7.3.1.4.0 TotalFilesSent 1.3.6.1.4.1.311.1.7.3.1.5.0 TotalFilesReceived 1.3.6.1.4.1.311.1.7.3.1.6.0 CurrentAnonymousUsers 1.3.6.1.4.1.311.1.7.3.1.7.0 CurrentNonAnonymousUsers 1.3.6.1.4.1.311.1.7.3.1.8.0 TotalAnonymousUsers 1.3.6.1.4.1.311.1.7.3.1.9.0 TotalNonAnonymousUsers…

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