Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Post AD Migration Issues and Solution

Post AD Migration Issues and Solution

at the time of AD Migration we have to change the SQL Server Name. So that  we have to configure server name in all the DOP Softwares and SQL Server.

Issues 1

  • RPC error while Submit Point of Sale account.
  • MSDTC Services not Running


  • Go to Services (Control Panel > Administrative Tools >Services ) / Run > Services.msc
  • Start the service 'Distributed Transaction Coordinator' (MSDTC) with start up type as 'Automatic' and Log On As 'Network Service' 
Execute RPC Query at Once
exec sp_serveroption @server='myserver', @optname='rpc', @optvalue='true'
exec sp_serveroption @server='myserver', @optname='rpc out', @optvalue='true'
Note:  Replace 'myserver' with your servername in the above query.


Issues 2

POS booked articles not fetching in speednet module after changing the server name or formatting the server in SQL 2005 / 2008

Solution 1 : 

Run these two queries in SQL query analyzer one by one
sp_configure 'show advanced options',1
Then Execute
sp_configure 'Ad Hoc Distributed Queries',1

Solution 2

Right click on server name in SQL management studio->facets-> surface area configuration.
Set true to Ad hoc remote queries.

CBS : New India Post Mail ID for CPC TamilNadu Circle

New India Post Mail ID for CPC Tamilnadu

New Mail ID given to CBS CPC Tamil Nadu Circle for Further Communication w.e.f 05.05.2015

New Mail ID


Modification of SQL Server Name in DOP Modules

SQL Server Name Changes in DOP Software

Install Certificate of PTC mysore to ensure the Connectivity between Client send Remote Server (CEPT Mysore).

Change the server name in the following Modules config file

  • Point of Sale 
  • Postman
  • Sub Acocunt
  • Treasury
  • SBCash
  • Speed Net
  • eMO
  • eMO Client
  • ePayment Client
  • R Net communication
  • Speed Net communication

ReConfigure Modules

  • Accounts MIS
  • Sanchay Post - Enter Server Name Only.

Change Server Name in Modules

  • Point of Sale >Environment 
  • Point of Sale >Treasury Server Name
  • Postman Environment 
  • Treasury Environment
  • Speed Net Folder Paths

Change Communication Path Details

R Net Communication Path
  • Despatch 
  • Postman Module.
Speed Net Communication
  • Speed Net Folder path

Active Directory Migration in India Post : Short Note

AD Migration Short Note

Kindly ensure that Antivirus installation and Virus definition updation status(If Not Updated virus definition kindly update the same as per instruction available in Annexures).
  • Check minimum software and hardware requirements. 
  • Prerequisites for the client machines. 
  • Adding DNS entries in the client machine.
  • Join the machines into the new domain.

Procedure to Join AD Domain

Step 1 : Enable / Disable user Account

  • Enable Administrator Account, set password with Password complexity.
  • Disable other accounts in local machine other than administrator Account.
Right Click on Computer /My computer -> Click on Manage -> Expand Local Users & Groups -> Click on Users -> Check Administrator Account (Built in account) -> Status should be Enabled& set the password, if not set.

Step 2 : Naming Convention

Change the computer name with prescribed format 

  • The Length of the hostname should not exceed 13 characters,
  • WEGCode is unique code for each DoP office available in common template
  • DT/LT/SR -- DT for Desktop, LT for Laptop and SR for Server.
  • NNN – is Running number from 001 to 999 within each office which system admin is required to assign to each system within the office.
After Rename the Computer Restart then proceed.

Step 3 : Connectivity and IP Address

  • Check whether the Sify Network connectivity working properly and ensure that given IP address is correct.

Step 4 : Add DNS Server Details

  • Add DNS Server IP as India Post Server IP which is given by CEPT at the time of AD Migration.
  • Check the DNS Connectivity using > Run > CMD > Enter
ping   -t   > Enter

 Step 5 : Join India Post Domain

My Computer > Properties > click on Change > Enter Domain Name as Indiapost.gov.in

  • On Successful authentication, you will receive a welcome message. Click OK to continue. If you receive an error, verify that you have entered the correct domain, user name, and password.
  • Click OK in the System Properties dialog to continue.
  • You will be prompted to restart your computer. Click yes to restart the computer. PC must be restarted in order to complete the process of domain joining.
  • Post restart, procedure to join Domain is complete. Users can carry out their normal operations using existing local user profile.