Under some circumstances, your SQL Server Agent job mail fails with the following error message: “Unable to start execution of step 1 (reason: The job step contains tokens. For SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1 or later, you must use the appropriate ESCAPE_xxx macro to update job steps containing tokens […]
When getting this error message Could not obtain information about Windows NT group/user ‘domainname\username’, error code 0x5 in SQL Server you may be wondering what’s happening. This error message can happen in numerous occasions and while executing different T-SQL Statements, such as xp_logininfo
Msg 15404, Level 16, State 19, Procedure xp_logininfo, Line 64
Could not obtain information about Windows NT group/user 'domain\user', error code 0x5.
Or while executing sp_xp_cmdshell_proxy_account while you […]
Although this is marked nowhere in the installation documentation, but only in one blog post about moving IPAM database between servers or instances, please be careful when designing your IPAM solution. As of today, in Windows 2012R2, your database for an IPAM server can only be: Windows Internal Database (Windows […]
Losing one domain controller isn’t a thing you appreciate, but rebuilding one DC in an running forest is easy. Losing an entire forest because of corruption or compromised assets isn’t exactly that. In this series, Let’s see how to prepare an AD Forest Disaster Recovery plan. Hint: you’d better practice […]