Monthly Archives: April 2011

The error indicates that IIS is not installed on the machine. Please install IIS before using this tool

After installing a web server roll on a new Windows Server 2008 server I noticed asp.net wasn’t installed.  When running aspnet_regiis.exe -i I received the following error. “The error indicates that IIS is not installed on the machine. Please install … Continue reading

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UDDI 3.0 Distributed Installation

This morning I’m putting together a distributed UDDI 3.0 environment on a active-passive SQL cluster for a client.  The steps are pretty simple and outlined in the documentation found here.  Basically, Install the UDDI 3.0 “Database Component” only on the … Continue reading

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BizTalk Server High Availability

Today’s job is building a BizTalk Server 2009 environment for high availability on an active/passive cluster with highly available clustered SSO. Perform a regular install of BizTalk on the BizTalk servers Install Enterprise SSO on the cluster nodes using the … Continue reading

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VMWare Host Agent Crash

Importing a raw virtual machine from either Fusion or Player crashes the VMWare Host Agent in VMWare Server 2.0.2.  Surely a more graceful handling of exceptional situations could be implemented.  Pretty bad form really. To get VMWare Server up again just go … Continue reading

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VM Player “Easy Install” defaulting to Windows Server Data Center

Today I had to build a virtual BizTalk Server 2009 environment.  Easy enough, I started by using the latest version of vm player installing windows server 2008.  After selecting the windows server iso I failed to notice the vm player “create a … Continue reading

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BizTalk Development Environment

It’s surprising how often I get asked about the order of installing Visual Studio and BizTalk Server.  The BizTalk Developer edition installs the SDK and Visual Studio components into Visual Studio that are necessary to develop BizTalk Server solutions.  When creating a … Continue reading

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Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010

The new BizTalk Server 2010 cert was released a few days ago.  See exam 70-595.  The old BizTalk 2006 cert. as per exam 70-235 is set to be retired on June 30.

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