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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SBS 11 can't ping other computers in LAN, inbound connections are fine

I've following setup: SBS11 Server (192.168.5.2) Win 2008R2 Server with SQL (192.168.5.5) Various client computers (192.168.5.160-200) The issue is that I can ping the SBS11 Server from outside ...
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Fast, but extremely spikey network transfers

Here is a picture that perfectly describes my situation: Is there some way I can smooth this transfer out to be near 90% usage by increasing a buffer somewhere? It seems like windows grabs a chunk ...
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How can I trick SBS 2011 into allowing me to assign a UPN alias so users can logon as user@domain.com

How can I trick SBS 2011 into allowing me to assign a UPN alias so users can logon as user@domain.com See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/243629/en-us But on SBS I only have a 'General', 'Trusts', ...
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Solutions for an “inconvenient” or incorrect server name in SBS 2011

Our customer is requesting that we change the name of their new SBS 2011 server. Obviously this is not possible, or at least not recommended. I've told them that it would not be worth the effort to ...
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Can I activate a Windows Server Trial using an OEM key? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I am currently running a trial of SBS 2011 Essentials that has expired. Most of the results I see for SBS 2011 on ...
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Windows Server Backup - Mounted Directories

If I want to back up only the C: for use in a bare metal recovery, does Windows Server Backup also back up the contents of directories used as a mount point? I have a few directories that are used as ...
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Windows SBS 2003 to SBS 2011 migration problem - new server will not boot unless old one is on the network

I am working this migration and had some problems with the final step of removing exchange (no media and partial manual removal). This resulted in some DNS entries for the old server on the new box ...
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SBS domain name choice

We are about to set up SBS 2011 at my small company < 10 users. My collaborator wants to name the SBS domain "example.local" . I'm of the opinion we should name the SBS domain "corp.example.com" ...