Last week I spent some time preparing an LCPM course VM using the TTACD setup instructions with one difference: I used Windows 2008 instead of 2003. I haven't yet had time to fully investigate the problem, but it seems that the Sun One directory software is not supported on Windows 2008. If anybody has already solved this problem, please post your comments here, otherwise I'll investigate and post the solution (probably in a week or 2)
Just some feedback regarding my experiences with Win 2008:
For the LCPM course VM I created the domain and users in LC directly (no LDAP) and this went down fairly well, but did require a small workaround in the exercise of lesson 7. I haven't yet had time to build a proper LDAP-enabled VM.
For the LCDO course VM I ran into some other issues related to PDF Generator. In particular it related to the UAC feature in new Windows versions, but I also noted an issue with the PDFG Readiness testing tool. After resolving both issues I documented my experiences in the hope of preventing other people from spending a saturday afternoon at the office. You can find my notes at http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/enterprise-modeling/getting-livecycle-pdf- generator-working-on-windows-2008-server-38598
Enough work for now, the game between England and South Africa is starting in 10 minutes...
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