Microsoft Windows Small Business Server is a line of server operating systems targeted at small businesses by bundling the operating system with a number of other Microsoft products that would normally need to be purchased or licensed separately. Probably the most notable inclusions are Exchange, ...

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Getting Double Logon Prompts in Remote Web Access on SBS 2011

Since a month or so ago our users began getting prompted to logon twice (basic authentication dialog after forms authentication prompt) when logging into the Remote Web Access on our Small Business ...
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How can I connect to any windows machine of a network manage by Windows Small Bussiness?

I have to provide helpdesk support for a group of Windows machines that are in a network managed by a Windows Small Business Server (SBS). I would like to do many tasks using remote desktop. Is it ...
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Snapshot SBS or Single DC server environments

I can't seem to find a clear answer on this. Is it safe or not safe to snapshot (or in my case checkpoint under HV 2012) an SBS or single DC server environment? I took over an account and am behind ...
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SBS 2008 coexist with Server Standard for Remote Desktop Services

I need to provide secure remote desktop access to multiple users in a small business. I believe they currently are running SBS 2008 (identifies as Windows Server Standard FE). My understanding is ...
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What is Server 2012 Essentials and how is it different from Server 2012?

In response to the recent trend of asking about features in Windows Server Essentials 2012/R2, as if they were part of the "normal" Server 2012/R2 editions (Standard or Datacenter), It seems like we ...
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How to prevent Microsoft Small Business Server Active Directory addresses showing up in OSX Address Book?

A client has MS Small Business Server installed and numerous iMacs and MacBooks in their office which staff use. They use Google Apps for Business for email not Exchange. Their IT guy needed to ...
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Small business server 2011 standard - applications randomly closing for remote desktop users

Small business server 2011 standard - applications randomly closing for remote desktop users I have an issue where when you are connected through remote desktop (doesn't matter whether you have ...
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SBS 2011 Crashing, unknown cause

I have a SBS 2011 server that started crashing a few days ago. This issue occurred on a Sunday night at 11:55pm of a holiday long weekend. There would have been almost no one accessing the server at ...
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Storage for HP server (sbs2011)

I currently have HP ML350 G6 with 2x300 GB raid disks. Server main purpose is: - Exchange server - Office network (25 users) - File storage Now one problem is that one department has a need of ...
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What is “Windows Server Networking Helper Service” and why is it spamming UDP broadcasts?

On our Windows Small Business Server 2008 machine, this service is constantly sending large numbers of 13 byte UDP datagrams to 255.255.255.255. These datagrams contain the bytes 0x7805, followed by ...
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GPO folder redirection - creates .tmp files

I am using a 2008 SP2 Small Business Server, and my test machine is Windows XP SP3. I have setup a GPO to do folder redirection, but it is only sortof working. The policy is applied to a security ...
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New SBS 2011 to replace old SBS: How can I login with the same credentials AND keep the same user profile (not roaming) and registry values, etc.?

We purchased a new server PC where we installed SBS 2011. Currently we have an old SBS 2003 on an old PC. As we do not use advanced functionality on SBS, just login and Exchange (no roaming profiles, ...
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Move SBS 2008 VM from one Hyper-V host to another?

I have a box running Server 2008 R2 hosting a SBS 2008 VM on Hyper-V. This server is failing, and we would like to move the SBS 2008 VM to a new Hyper-V host. I know cloning/moving DCs is generally ...
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Is it possible to run an active domain controller within a preexisting domain?

We have an HP ProLiant MicroServer, and generally I like the machine. However, I'm running into issues with its setup. I am running Small Business Server 2011 Essentials on the machine, but we ...
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Windows SBS 2011 Essentials User Documents Stored on Server (Folder re-direction?)

On Windows SBS 2011 Essentials, how do you store user documents in a centralized location on the server? For example a 'User' folder has sub-folders for Mr A, B and C. Each of these folders has all ...
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Windows 2003 SBS - how to take over administration for a small business? [closed]

I'm working with a Windows Small Business Server 2003. I have very little server experience here and this one has some pretty specific issues with it I'm unsure how to address. The only source of ...
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Simulate two domains on one machine to support work/home isolation [closed]

Problem statement: How can I support isolation of identities on a signle in-home network that supports both personal and business resources? I know the Windows NT servers have plenty of methods of ...
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Open custom port for IIS windows firewall or group policy

I am running Windows SBS 2011. I have added a web site to IIS using port 8888 and it works perfectly when connecting locally, but not from any other PC on the network (domain). I think I need to open ...
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Why is my loopbacked GPO reporting as disabled

Let me start by saying that my experience with GPO is limited to tentatively poking at settings until they fall into place by trial and error. It is entirely possible this will be a very obvious ...
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saving issues osx 10.8 adobe photoshop on server smb

we get several saving issues while saving files in Adobe applications CS 6 (especially in Photoshop) on a Windows Server 2003 Share connected via SMB. Unfortunately the problems aren't able to be ...
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SBS 2003 to Server 2012 -architecture

I have an SBS 2003 box that is being "refreshed" (replaced). I need to replicate core functionality without the SBS package (due to MS dropping it). Key functionality is: Proxied Remote Desktop AD ...
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PPTP VPN connections stops working after period of time

I have a client with an SBS 2011 server which is acting as a PPTP VPN server that is having difficulty maintaining working VPN connections to their server for remote workers. Client machines are able ...
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Windows Essentials 2012 Email

Just a quick question that I can't seem to find any information on. I understand that SBS 2011 included Exchange, and that the SBS model is no longer being made (moved to Windows Server Essentials ...
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Active Directory domain recreation versus migration

This is for a small business with under 20 employees and a single location: I have this old Windows 2003 SBS server that needs to be ditched. I'm drafting plans now to perform a migration from ...
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Why Can't I Access This Share?

Using Small Business Server 2011 Standard Used the Create A Share Wizard I am the domain admin I have a security group called accounting I made a share called accounting and gave permissions just ...
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Forwarding ports for RDP with SBS 2012

I am having issues forwarding ports on a D-Link DIR-615 router. I have a Windows Server 2012 Essentials set up, including the Remote Web Access (which works properly!). The problem originally is that ...
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Small Business Server Standard 2011 Acting As A Router/Firewall or Connected Via Switch

Using Small Business Server Standard 2011, what is the preferred best practice for a group of about 15 computers. To use it as the router/firewall and have it be assigning DHCP, or have it connected ...
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Can I install SBS 2011 Standard onto an existing 2008R2 server?

I have an existing Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard dedicated server at a server farm, all set up. Monitoring tools, public and private NIC's, out-of-band management tools, the whole shebang; it's ...
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SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 but keep old server online

I have a client running SBS 2003 and they are ready to upgrade to SBS 2008. They have a couple of programs that will not run on SBS 2008 and thus cannot be migrated. Is there a way to keep the old ...
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DNS error with sbs2003 migration to 2011

I have been getting that message Your Local server is not in the name server records and it is not going away. I have followed the suggestions from this. Other suggestions are also same as his anyway. ...
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PowerShell & FileNotFoundException : which file?

I'm trying to follow the instructions in http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg697165.aspx, but my powershell script keeps throwing exceptions. It refers to a FileNotFoundException...but I ...
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SBS2011 SharePoint 2010 - Word/Excel prompting for password

I am accessing the built in SharePoint 2010 on SBS2011 via Microsoft Office Excel and Word (opening a file from WebDAV http file mapped drive in Explorer). When saving a file, I get prompted from ...
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SBS as a RDP gateway

Hi all I want to start using my SBS:Essentials server as a RDP gateway but i'm getting cert errors saying can't connect becuase its an unverified certificate Is there a cheap/Free way to issue a cert ...
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Trouble with backup on SBS2008

We have an SBS2008 installation, which has a backup task. It creates a backup twice a day onto external storage. This worked for a long time. But the backup can't be performed now. The last valid ...
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SBS 2003 Unexpected shutdown to standby

In the past 24 hours our Windows SBS 2003 server has twice experienced an unexpected shutdown, resulting in the server going into a power off/standby state - not an OS standby. Upon restart (finger ...
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SBS2011 Detailed Network Report

I have configured an SBS2011 Server to e-mail me a weekly 'Detailed Network Report' (saw it while configuring a daily e-mailed Back Up report). Within the Report there is lots of info regarding all ...
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Permissions won't cascade more than 1 level

Running Windows Small Business Server 2011 I have a file structure with a lot of sub folders (sometimes 5-6 levels deep). I have created access groups to grant access to my users, and also deny ...
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SBS2011 Exchange and Outlook 2010 looking for autodiscover.extdomain.com

I have an out of the box SBS2011 install which is fully patched and updated. During SBS2011 installation did not give me the option of putting a .com and has instead setup my domain name with a local ...
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Windows File Sharing with Check in / Check out feature [closed]

Similar to this question, but what I want is a check in / out feature that is built in to Windows File Sharing. The server it would run on is a Windows SBS 2011 server, and the clients will all be ...
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SBS 2011 - Unable to register the MSExchangeAB RPC interface. Failed with the error code The endpoint is a duplicate (1740)

I am running SBS 2011, with all updates applied. I get the following error EventID 1008 Unable to register the MSExchangeAB RPC interface. Failed with the error code The endpoint is a duplicate ...
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Moving from SBS to Windows Server 2012

I understand that Microsoft won't be releasing another Windows Small Business Server after 2011, yet many businesses have too many users for the "Essentials" edition of Windows Server 2012, not really ...
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Migrate from Intel to AMD based server

I have been using an old Intel based Dell desktop as a Small Business server 2011 (SBS 2011 Standard x64) box for the last 6 months. Last week I purchased an older AMD Socket F server that will do ...
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SBS2011 Disabling SharePoint because of problems

Anyone with any definite ways to disable Sharepoint on SBS2011? I can find no specific 'How To' or instructions on the Microsoft site, only mentions of it on technet without much other information. ...
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How can I get SBS2011 to issue certificates?

I want to use certificates to authenticate both client and server for a new internal service. Since all our servers already have the SBS (2011 Standard) server's Cert installed as a Trusted Root, ...
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New domain user is created against dismounted (wrong) mail box database

I have a dismounted mailbox database in my exchange 2010 server and my main mounted mailbox database. When I create a new domain account it creates their mailbox against the dismounted one. How can ...
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SBS2011 allow ActiveSync from remote subnets but disable OWA and SharePoint

I have an SBS2011 server, I need to allow ActiveSync (by forwarding 443 from the firewall to the server) but disable OWA and SharePoint when being accessed remotely (disable for any connections to ...
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New SBS2011 box not setting up Internet [closed]

A customer has asked for help with this, and given me remote access, and my Google searching is not helping. SU doesn't seem to have anyone available to help in chat currently, so I'm trying here. I ...
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New SBS 2011 installation (not migration) in an existing 2008 R2 domain

My current network setup has two servers: a Windows 2008 R2 with TMG 2010 as edge firewall (TMG server), a second 2008 R2 with DC, DNS and Hyper-V roles (DCDNS server). I was trying to install SBS ...
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SBS 2011: change display language for end user of the internal website?

I like to manage the SBS 2011 in English, but the clients require a different language for viewing the internal website, as well as OWA. I've been searching on the web, but according to the following ...
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Windows Server 2008 repair logonui.exe

I'm fairly certain some data on my server got corrupted and from a dialog box that popped up I think one of the things that got corrupted is logonui.exe I think this because while the server goes ...