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SharePoint 2003 Some CA pages seem Read-Only

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 10, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#

Server Config

  • Single server
  • Windows 2003 Enterprise SP2
  • SQL 2000 SP4
  • SharePoint 2003 (a.k.a WSS 2.0) SP3
  • Office Portal Server 2003

C partition is cramped, so I wanted to move the Usage & Analysis Processing logs from C: over to E:.  The location on E already exists, and SPS_WPG and STS_WPG both have full control to it.  Yet on the Central Admin page where I would make the change, whatever I do on that page doesn't seem to "take." I  hit the OK button and it doesn't seem to DO anything, staying on the same screen. 

So then I go to do the one other thing I wanted to get done today, which is to add a new content database.  From the Central Admin tool, I navigate to the right page for adding the database, I specify the content dataase server, which is the same as this one, and give it the database name, the number of warnings, the number of sites, and hit OK, and again the OK button just seems sort of faulty. Doesn't actually DO anything. Just stays on the same screen.

I've tried making these changees using different administrative accounts including what should be the Farm account.  (I didn't set this thing up, but that account is the only one that will take STSADM commands, so it seems to be the all powerful farm admin account.) 


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