Monthly Archives: October 2009

Where to find Microsoft File Transfer Manager

I’ve been caught out a couple of times when running Microsoft File Transfer Manager within a Terminal Services session by automatic timeouts.  This is frustrating in that it is not immediately obvious where to go to restart the suspended transfer. The File Transfer Manager executable (TransferMgr.exe) is located in the following folder: %SystemRoot%\Downloaded Program Files. … Read More »

Error when installing AD Management Gateway Service

I went to install the AD Management Gateway Service (KB968934) on a Domain Controller running Windows Server 2008 SP2 and I received the error shown below. Installer encountered an error: 0x80070422.  The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has not enabled devices associated with it. The problem was that… Read More »

Domain and Forest Functional Levels

There seems to be a certain amount of confusion surrounding Domain and Forest functional levels.  Microsoft’s own documentation doesn’t always incorporate the latest version information.  KB322692 is a case in point.  I also often hear the words “Native” and “Mixed” in relation to functional levels involving Windows Server 2003 or 2008, when in fact these terms… Read More »