Charles
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SQL Server 2008 Fail-over Cluster
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My experience is primarily with Server 2003 Failover Clustering so this may not be exactly correct, but speaking from what I know of 2003 and have heard about 2008 the answers to your questions are as ...

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Reverse DNS the reason my Mails are rejected?
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Typically the reverse DNS for the IP is managed by the ISP. This is not strictly speaking a guarantee, but I would be highly surprised if you were actually in charge of the reverse DNS record in this ...

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Multiple Reverse DNS Entries?
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One option you might try is creating an spf record for the additional domains. In effect this record tells those mail recipients "this server isn't me but IS an authorized sending mail server." I ...

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Objective speed comparison of Windows 7 vs. Windows XP
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I can tell you I have upgraded 5 PCs from windows XP to windows 7. Everything from a P4 2.8 GHz Single Core to an AMD X2 5000+. In all cases whether running PC games, remote desktop applications or ...

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Not finding .NET 3.5 SP1 in the Roles menu
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You can install this directly without choosing application server under roles by going directly to "Features". There you choose to specifically install the .NET Framework with or without the WCF ...

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Virtual host on LAN - VMs on DMZ, separate NICs - is this a bad idea?
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We are running several servers like this now (although we are using VMWare). Basically the physical boxes host Guest machines running on various networks, each network has it's own physical NICs ...

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SQL Server 2005 database in script
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Right Click Database>Script Database As>Create To>Output option of your choice. I believe this is what you are referring to?

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Why isn't my Scheduled Task running a batch script?
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Soudns like your issue is with 7zip itself, I actually have a very similar process setup myself except I am running the scheduled task as a System User with Admin credentials. As FortyPoundHead states ...

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Building a Server to host Virtual Machines
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Above all else since you mentioned this is going to be a Dev server you should know not to experience the same performance as a physical server when it comes to SQL (not sure about Oracle). You can ...

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How does Exchange message tracking deal with messages sent on behalf of other users?
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It has been a while since I worked with Exchange 2003, but as I recall messages sent "On behalf Of" are sent utilizing the senders account, meaning userA sent on behalf of userB - the message would be ...

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Standalone tool to synchronize two folders in windows?
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I have used Pathsync before to do basically the same thing and it works well.

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Mounting ISO image on VMware ESX guest OS without VMware client
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I am not sure exactly why you say mounting the iso with the VIC client would be over the network, maybe I am misunderstanding how you mean you would be mounting it. But in any case, if you go into "...

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Emails are being rejected by some email providers
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The message you posted is a failure to connect which doesn't necessarily mean they refused your email, it seems more likely a dns issue or some other connection issue. Some things to check/think about ...

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Mailservers responding 220 ********************
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To add on to the above post, this is as I understand it at least partially a security feature to prevent spammers etc. from determining the name of your mail server. You should be able to pass traffic ...

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website not showing with www prefix. IIS7
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Sounds like your DNS is the problem. You describe having an A record for both www.example.... and also example.com as well as a CNAME, but you shouldn't need all of them. You should either have an A ...

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ESXi 4.0 resize a VM hard drive size
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The method discussed by joe is actually the recommended method by VMWare, however vizioncore makes a product which will actually do a disk shrink as well as other things. This might be something you ...

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Easy imaging with 1-to-1 virtualization
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So your question covered a lot of ground judging by the answers you have received so far. I am going to include some links that will help move you in the right direction, but to answer your specific ...

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What do I get for a paid DNS?
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As mentioned by others, a paid service can help you if you have a dynamic IP which may be helpful for a small business, but there are also several other benefits that I have not seen listed here. One ...

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How to make a subdomain point to a page in IIS7?
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There are a couple of options including setting up a new site in IIS and pointing it to the directory/page you want, however the most widely accepted method would be to use URL rewrite rules to ...

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Redirect https to another https
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The one disconnect that I think is present in the current responses that may come up for you is that in any of these circumstances, a true redirect (ie: browser gets repointed to www.example2.com) ...

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Need a software load balancer that can match URL patterns for traffic routing
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I am sure most users here would balk, but Microsoft has recently released their ARR Load Balancing product which along with IIS 7 and rewrite rules can do all you suggest and more as well as having ...

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splitting A and MX records
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The Nameserver (NS) records do not need to be changed as long as you want that nameserver to continue as the SOA for your domain. What you stated would be correct, point your A record to the web ...

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SSL stops working on IIS7 after a reboot
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Does your certificate need/require any intermediate certificates that might not have been installed? There are plenty of sites that sell certificates now that are not root authorities, GoDaddy is a ...

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How do I sync beyond 30 days with BES
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I do not believe this is possible with the current releases of BES. I think the only option is what you mentioned in your question. You can try the solution through the Blackberry desktop application ...

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Can a folder on a NAS be made available as a physical drive in VMWare?
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In short, what you are trying to do will not work, I am not sure whether or not VMWare can use the shared folder as a disk, but what I do know is that 2 Virtual Servers cannot share the same disk and ...

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Installing ESXi on Dell Poweredge Server
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So this was a multipart question, but I have several servers setup in the same way so this would be my suggestion. First, I would suggest downloading the Dell SUU disc from support.dell.com. This is ...

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SharePoint / SQL Server "out of memory" error
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Well, first thing to note is by default SQL server will suck up all memory available on the server over time. You can change this setting by going into the management studio, going to the server ...

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Cannot delete unknown (orphaned) vm from ESX host inventory
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If this host is a member of a Vcenter as you seem to imply that it is you may need to reboot the Vcenter to clear it out, it could be that the vcenter itself is whatis holding the VM there and not the ...

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Installing and Configuring Windows 2008 SMTP Server
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To add to what Jamie said, my understanding is you basically have to use the IIS 6 tools at this time. You can install them as a feature as outlined in this article and from that point on it is fairly ...

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Server 2008 Unresponsive But Has Network
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Did you have updates pending a restart? I have found in some cases, and actually this month with some of our 2003 servers (and possibly 2008 as well) that if you have a server which has had windows ...

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