Quick Fix: FTP on SBS 2011 (Server 2008 R2)

sbsstdI have a new client who migrated to SBS 2011. They run some shipping label software that FTP’s information down from a server online to a local database on the server.

It used to run on a Server 2003 member server, but part of the migration was to move this onto the SBS 2011 box.

The company who support the software did the transfer, but when the software stalled when trying to ftp in, they had exhausted their knowledge and were out of ideas.

“…er, yeah don’t know how to do this on SBS…” Read more of this post

Nonpaged Pool Resource Allocation Error (SRV Error 2019)

I currently have a clients server that every so often experiences a condition where it stops responding to network requests.

You can still ping the server, and it still processes some basic commands, like a shutdown command, but it does not allow browsing files or folders, and you cannot RDP to the server. You will also be unable to launch applications if you manage to logon to the server locally.

You may have experienced a similar condition after regaining access to the server you will most likely see that the System log is full of Errors. In my experience this will be Event ID 2019, Source, SRV.

The Server was unable to allocate from the system Nonpaged pool because the pool was empty.

I have seen this occur on Servers and Workstations, there are a lot of fixes suggested online, but so far Read more of this post

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