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Re: NScontrol service registration fails for no reason aaargh...

Subject: Re: NScontrol service registration fails for no reason aaargh...
From: Joe Webb
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2005 08:03:52 -0500
Newsgroups: microsoft.public.sqlserver.notificationsvcs
I haven't experienced this problem myself but I suspect that at a
minimum you'll fill your application log (event viewer) with events
indicating that the perf counters were not accessible. 

Can you rebuild the corrupted counters?  Seems like I remember reading
an MSDN article a while back that outlined some steps for doing that.
I don't know if it works or not. 

Joe Webb
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On 19 Aug 2005 13:43:43 -0700, "kate" <[email protected]> wrote:

>hi joe,
>we have been investigating this one, and we believe the server (running
>SBS) is suffering from a known corruption problem of the performance
>counters which is preventing any app from creating new counters. When
>we come to register the new NS app we think that it is encountering
>this problem and failing because of it.
>We can work around the error return from nscontrol (create a temporary
>msi that ignores thet return code) and let the build continue with no
>performance counters existing, do you think we will get any further
>errors when we come to run NS.
>Just how dependant is it on the counters?
>can we tell nscontrol to build without counters?
>Kate MBCS
>Alert Technologies
>Get your notification services implementation going in minutes not
>weeks ......

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