Aug
29
2013

Transaction rollback in progress. Estimated rollback completion: 0%. Estimated time remaining: 0 seconds

While dealing with a rollback/kill process (in SQL Server 2005 SP4 + CU3 environment) which is stuck for more than 10 days, it was a VERITAS NetBackup (DB tape backup) process,     On checking the DMV’s dm_exec_requests and dm_exec_sessions using below query, SET TRANSACTION ISOLATION LEVEL READ UNCOMMITTED SELECT db_id(DB_NAME(er.[database_id])) [DBID] ,er.[session_id] AS [SessionID] ,er.[command] AS [CommandType] ,est.[text] [StatementText] ,er.[status] AS [Status] ,CONVERT(DECIMAL(5, 2), er.[percent_complete]) AS [Complete_Percent] ,CONVERT(DECIMAL(38, 2), er.[total_elapsed_time] / 60000.00) AS [ElapsedTime_m] […]

Aug
20
2013

SQL Server Installation failed with error status: 1639

Today while installing SQL Server 2008 R2 with SP1, installation failed with following error code, —————— MSI (s) (4C:9C) [04:51:32:016]: Product: SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 Database Engine Services – Update ‘Service Pack 1 for SQL Server Database Services 2008 Core Instance (64-bit) (KB2528583)’ could not be installed. Error code 1639. Additional information is available in the log file C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20130820_043842\sql_engine_core_inst_Cpu64_1.log.   MSI (s) (4C:9C) [04:51:32:016]: Windows Installer installed an update. Product […]

Aug
9
2013

Save time by using Outlook 2010 Email Templates

We have some regular activities for which standard emails needs to be sent on regular basis, in order to reduce time in drafting email, there is built-in facility in Outlook to create and use email templates, so we can define the fixed text once and reuse it at regular intervals, below are the guidelines I found for learning this technique, please go through these links to understand how it works and can be utilized,   […]

Aug
4
2013

SQL SERVER 2008 R2 not able to come online – Initializing the FallBack certificate failed

While applying a service pack on SQL Server 2008 R2, after server reboot, SQL service were unable to start and following error noted in SQL Error log, ———– Error: 17190, Severity: 16, State: 1. Initializing the FallBack certificate failed with error code: 1, state: 1, error number: -2146893788. Unable to initialize SSL encryption because a valid certificate could not be found, and it is not possible to create a self-signed certificate.   Error: 17182, Severity: […]

Jul
12
2013

How to use NET USE and fix related errors

NET USE command syntax:   net use [{devicename | *}] [\\computername\sharename[\volume] [{password | *}]] [/user:[domainname\]username] [/user:[dotteddomainname\]username] [/user:[[email protected]] [/home {devicename | *} [{password | *}]] [/persistent:{yes | no}] [/smartcard] [/savecred] [/delete] [/help] [/?]   Refer for more details: http://pcsupport.about.com/od/commandlinereference/p/net-use-command.htm   Examples of NET USE: Net Use Command Examples: net use * “\\server\my media” /persistent:no In this example, net use command is used to connect to the my media shared folder on a computer named server. The […]

Jun
13
2013

MAP toolkit v6.5 task generator failure error: Document Generator: An exception occurred – Unable to determine the identity of domain

In one of my environment MAP toolkit v6.5 is configured, when I ran discovery for SQL server, it resulted in around 1000+ SQL servers, now while generating SQL Server discovery proposal report task generator started failing and following error was found logged in file Microsoft.AssessmentPlatform.UI.Console.log located in %Program Files%\Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit\bin\log\,     Note: We are not able to upgrade to latest MAP version (v8.0 at the time of writing this post) because […]

Jun
4
2013

Working in Excel with IP Range – Tip

  While working in excel for IP addresses, got a task to generate new IP address based on an existing one in order to configure a device, after doing some Googling find few articles on this topic, there are two good approaches to it,   1. Using excel formula like REPLACE, MIN, LEN, MID, CONCATENATE, calculate new IP range, for e.g. Suppose your IP address is 10.76.192.0 and you like to generate new IP address […]

May
29
2013

How to read/edit LARGE text files (size in GB ~ +50GB)

When you try to open a text or some kind of text based log file of size in GB’s say 51GB in NOTEPAD or NOTEPAD++ or WORDPAD, you will get following error,     Now the question is how to read or edit such large file, answer is,   1. If you are just interested in reading it page by page without impacting any CPU or memory, the do following, Start > Run > type […]

May
10
2013

NetBackup ERR – Error in VxBSADeterminePolicy: 26 and ERR – Error in CryptAcquireContext : 2148073508

Kind of unique issue faced today, SQL Server backup job was continuously failing (with ERROR(-1) and exit status 2) to take database backups on Symantec NetBackup Utility. In GUI console following error was logged in,   USER – Verify that an active SQL Server policy exists for this client. ERR – Error in VxBSADeterminePolicy: 26. CONTINUATION: – There is no copy of the requested object.   This is not first time we were running backup, […]

May
7
2013

Troubleshooting NetBackup Issues and Error Exit Codes

While working with Symantec NetBackup utility for SQL Server encountered several errors where backups are hanging in middle or failing with absurd error codes, below are some useful references and links which helps in troubleshooting such errors,   1. VDI related error:   Error message 1 2007-06-18 11:21:00.83 spid820 BackupVirtualDeviceFile::ClearError: failure on backup device ‘VDI_DeviceID‘. Operating system error 995(The I/O operation has been aborted because of either a thread exit or an application request.). Error […]

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