• Tue, Oct 14 2008

    Reporting Error: Value of '1/1/0001 00:00:00' is not valid for 'Value'

    If trying to run a report but receiving a Cannot Execute Report error as below, the first thing you probably would think of checking is your regional settings and making sure you have the same date/time format as the reporting server. And, this may well solve the issue, however, it may also not. A less obvious setting to check is the Short Date Format and this is a very important setting, if the short date format is different...
    • Thu, Oct 2 2008

    Missing Services in Windows Service MP Template

    Using the Windows Service Management Pack Template in OpsMgr you will notice that not all your services are available for selection, this is because only services created with SERVICE_WIN32_OWN_PROCESS appear. If you wish to monitor services that were created with SERVICE_WIN32_SHARE_PROCESS you will need to create a unit monitor. What's the difference you may ask, well... SERVICE_WIN32_OWN_PROCESS - A Win32-based...
    • Wed, Oct 1 2008

    MVP

    Today I received the follwoing mail...... Dear David Allen, Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2009 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. ... The Microsoft MVP Award provides us the unique opportunity to celebrate and honor your significant contributions and say "Thank...