[olug] i have to vent MSKB 909265

Sean Kelly smkelly at zombie.org
Sun Feb 18 07:12:16 UTC 2007

Yeah? Well at least you're not trying to deal with Exchange 2003, unmanaged
Outlook users, and the extended daylight saving time. That is miserable.

On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 11:24:45PM -0600, Rob Townley wrote:
> I am mad because i was supposed to be at the BrazenHead 3 hours ago
> for St. Patrick's Day.  Yes, a little early, but i am trying to turn
> over a new life when it comes to promptness.
> So our Win2003 server is causing me some worry, so naturally i feel
> the urge to backup.  One of these is the system state backup.  It is
> failing because the AD db and the log are on different drives  Yes
> that is right, the DB and the logfiles are on different drives, so
> ntbackup fails.  Putting your database and the logfile for that
> database on different drives has always been a "Best Practice".   But
> MS broke it and does not appear they will fix it.
> MSKB 909265
> "When you perform a system state backup on a domain controller that is
> running Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1, Backup may fail"
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/909265
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