Component Services: Launch and Activation Permissions Disabled in Windows 2008 R2

  Environment Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2008   Issue On Windows 2008 R2, when one Navigates to Component Services > Computers > My Computer > DCOM Config > IIS WAMREG Admin Service Click on Properties (for IIS WAMREG Admin Service) and navigate to the Security tab Edit Launch and Activate Permissions is disabled   Resolution…

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‘No such host is known’ error when configuring SSRS 2008

  Environment SQL backend, SSRS server: SQL 2008 SP1 SQL backend is behind the firewall with only specific DB port open (port used by SQL browser is not open…hence the need to specify specific port) RS service login has DB Creator and Security Admin privileges   Issue During initial configuring SSRS (in creating RS database)…

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Could not load file or assembly ‘System.Web.Extensions, Version=1.0.61025.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35’ or one of its dependencies message while connecting to Performance Point Server 2007 Dashboard Designer

  Technologies involved Performance Point Server 2007 Performance Point Server 2007 SP2 SQL Server 2008   Environment Performance Point Server 2007   Issue After installing monitoring server on a server (without issues and all pre-requisites installed) and running Dashboard design etc, while connecting to performance point server for managing permissions(using Options), kept getting “Unable to…


Search status stuck in "Waiting on Initialization" or "Propagating to query server" messages for a long time

  Technologies involved Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 SQL Server 2008   Environment WFE (Query) IJS (Index) SQL Server Issue Out of nowhere,  we found that indexes were not getting propagated to our Query server. Within ULS logs, we would see messages like “Query Server(s) not ready”. Within Central Admin, we would see messages like…

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Portofolio – Project Server gateway Error "Authentication data undefined for specified Project Server and current user"

  Technologies involved Project Server 2007 (SP1, Infrastructure Update) Portfolio Server 2007 MOSS(SP1, Infrastructure Update)   Issues Kept getting “Authentication data undefined for specified Project Server and current user” message when trying to Synchronize Resource Pools within Portfolio Server 2007   Resolution   This is usually due to listed below 3 causes Potential Cause Resolution…

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When trying to build an OLAP cube, we kept getting "Your permissions on the server computer do not allow you to administer this analysis server".

  Technologies involved Project Server 2007 (SP1, Infrastructure Update) SQL Server 2005 SP2     Issue When trying to build an OLAP cube, we kept getting “Your permissions on the server computer do not allow you to administer this analysis server”.   In our environment, we wanted to configure Analysis Services to use SQL DB,…

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