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Migrated SBS 2003 to SBS 2011 and my Outlook clients didn't get the new server name

Source server is SBS 2003, called sbs Destination server is SBS 2011, called sbs11 Everything ran swimmingly, the migration went well. However, when my users log into Outlook, the Exchange address ...
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Unable to logon locally to Server 2012 R2 after removing Exchange from SBS2003

I receive the following error when logging on locally to a newly introduced Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard. The sign-in method you are using isn't allowed. For more info, contact your network ...
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Need to migrate Windows Server 2003 for Small Business to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials [closed]

I've already found : "Migrate Windows Small Business Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 Essentials" and "Migrate from Previous Versions to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials or Windows Server ...
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Promoting Windows Server 2012 to DC, cannot create DNS delegation because SBS 2003 DNS server is not found

I'm promoting our new Windows Server 2012 Essentials box (ASH) to Domain Controller so that I can then deprecate and demote our failing Windows SBS 2003 box (PINE), which is the only current DC. ...
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Exchange 2003 restrict anonymous smtp access only

On exchange 2003 I want to listen for smtp on port 25 only so that * anonymous login is only allowed from certain internal IPs * authenticated login is allowed from everywhere I can't see how to do ...
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Can you demote SBS 2003 DC with Exchange still working

I'm sitting with a bit of a delema, and I don't want to demote the AD on the SBS 2003 server before I know it is safe. We are consolidating servers, and I installed a new Windows 2008 R2 Standard ...
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Upgrading SBS 2003 Premium (with SQL server) to Essentials 2012 R2

As support (and running on old hardware) is fading out for SBS 2003, we are considering upgrading to essentials R2, as suggested by microsoft. The exchange environment will be migrated to Office365, ...
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Outlook 2010 suddenly starts autodiscover and event log shows schannel error 36887

we are running and rather small domain network using an SBS 2003 and Exchange 2003 on the server side and outlook 2010 on the clients. This setup has been working quite well for some years now and ...
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Server 2003 SBS DNS not resolving webpages

We have an SBS 2003 Server that has developed what I believe is a DNS fault. It is a domain server used for DNS, DHCP, file server and exchange duties. About 24hrs ago it became apparent that any ...
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Component services, running processes, scheduled recycle

I've got a Windows Server 2003 SBS SP2 box. It's hosting our business application. About once a week the clients for the application on work stations throughout the office get so they receive an ...
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SBS 2003 Raid restore with fresh install

I have a box running SBS 2003 with one hard drive for the os and another three in a raid 5 configuration [edit: using the build in SBS raid system] The os hard drive seems to have died, even trying ...
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If I reinstall SBS 2003, will I lose exchange mailboxes? [closed]

I have forgotten the main admin password for my server, and I used a linux boot disk to change it, but now the server wants me to login in repair mode which never works. I have OEM server disks, if I ...
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Do we need a domain controller in our small office environment with Office 365?

I work for a landscaping company that has about 10 office staff members, each with their own workstation. Currently, we have a single server running Windows SBS 2003. The server hosts our Exchange, ...
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SBS 2003 - Rename Domain Netbios Name Without Renaming Active Directory Domain Name

I have client running a Small Business Server 2003 R2 network with a strangely named domain. The fully qualified domain name is a straightforward contoso.local. The domain netbios name (shown as ...
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Migrating SBS 2003 to 2012 standard

My company is currently trying to migrate a Windows Small Business Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012. We know the general procedure, but we want to make sure we aren't going to mess anything up ...
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Exchange on SBS2003 not receiving mail, but sending via telnet works

Last week we had a problem on our SBS2003 server where our external connection dropped out and I was only able to restore it by running netsh winsock reset catalog and netsh int ip reset. Thinking ...
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Things to consider when migrating from WinSBS2003 to WinSrv2008R2

In the next few weeks I should migrate a SBS2003 DC to Win2008R2 on a different server. I found this guide here: ...
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SBS2003 relaying emails to Exchange 2013

Background info: Ive got two Servers: ServerA - Windows 2003 SBS Server, IP: 192.168.10.1/24, PDC for BizA.local, Exchange manages emails for BizA.com ServerB - Windows Server 2010 with Exchange ...
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Login for users with no folder redirection is virtually instantaneous, but login for users *with* folder redirection takes around 45 seconds

I have just configured a Windows 7 laptop for use on a SBS 2003 domain. Everything works perfectly, except users with folder redirection have to wait approximately 45 seconds before they see their ...
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Windows 7 laptop inconsistent in caching domain user credentials

We have a Windows 7 laptop which was recently joined to our SBS 2003 domain. While connected to the network everything works perfectly, but when the network cable is removed we start to have problems. ...
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Using NTFS “traverse” permissions, but user still denied access to network share (SBS 2003)

We have a staff member who requires access to a single folder in the root of a network share. All other files and folders in the share should be inaccessible to them. I thought if I added only ...
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Server 2003 DNS Issues

We are having a certain issue at a client where the internet will stop working and when I do a ping test to a website, it replies Pinging www.google.com (10.0.0.1) and then the pings fail. However, ...
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How do I allow FTP on SBS 2003

I've been asked to find out why a server cannot connect to our Data Distribution server via FTP (standard port 21). The problem server is SBS 2003. I've port forwarded FTP in their Gateway/Firewall ...
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imaging an SBS 2003 drive for use on virtualbox

I've got an aging SBS 2003 server with raid 1 IDE drives and I want to take an image of the drive that I can use in a virtualbox VM. Is this possible - and what software is recommended for taking ...
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Upgrade from SBS2003 to full windows domain

A company running SBS2003 wants to switch to the full windows domain (no longer SBS), including Exchange 2013. How would they upgrade to a full domain, and how do they remove SBS? Is there a set of ...
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Various application shortcuts (Excel etc.) showing generic icon on SBS 2003. All users logging on to server affected in same way

Numerous shortcut icons are not being displayed properly for numerous applications (all MS Office shortcuts- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Reader, as well as Group Policy Management) on our SBS 2003 ...
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Second email “domain” on Server 2003

Pulled over from super user, due to lack of response. Currently small company setup on a sbs server 2003. We are set up with our domain 'sample.ca' In this setup all email is handles by exchange and ...
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Event Viewer showing 1372 and 1528 errors after unsuccessful Exchange uninstall (SBS 2003)

We recently attempted to uninstall Exchange 2003 from a SBS 2003 server. Unfortunately, the uninstall failed with the following errors: Event Viewer is now showing the following Directory Service ...
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Virtualize SBS 2003 - P2V vs migrating to new VM

I need to virtualize a SBS 2003 server in my work environment. I need some tips on what people think is the best way to proceed. Background: The SBS 2003 server is the primary DC for the domain and ...
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Windows Server 2003 DC hangs after network drivers update

Earlier today, we attempted to update the Broadcom BCM5716C network drivers on a Windows Server 2003. (Dell PowerEdge T310, FWIW). Since then we have not been able to boot the server in any normal ...
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How can you recover a different admin account password when the default Administrator account is disabled?

If I were to create a admin domain account on a remote Windows Small Business Server (SBS), copy all permissions from the current [default] Administrator account, and then disable the [default] ...
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What would cause this error nightly during NTBackup (SBS 2003)?

I am getting the following warning message on 510 different files (always the same ones) every night: WARNING: Portions of "[INSERT FILENAME HERE]" cannot be read. The backed up data is corrupt or ...
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Can two SBS boxes co-exist on the same network?

I have an SBS 2011 server in an office running a domain and I want to add an additional server running SBS 2003 that would only be used to run and serve accounting software. I have learned that two ...
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iis6 domain name configuration

I have a website with a domain such as www.example.com and also example.com on iis6. The problem is that example.com goes to the sbs 3003 server welcome screen. I want example.com to be the same as ...
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How to lock Windows 7 workstation after inactivity via GPO (no screensaver or blank screen- just lock screen)

Our users have increasingly started leaving their workstations logged in and unattended (during lunch breaks etc.) To tackle the security threat this poses, we have enforced a password-protected ...
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Implications and ability to use network drive for storing ShadowCopy data of local drive in Server 2003?

I have ShadowCopy running on a shared drive in SBS 2003 that is 90% full. Checking the space, 10GB of that is currently being used for shadowcopy: vssadmin list shadowstorage Used Shadow Copy ...
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What is the *optimal* virtual memory configuration for this server? [closed]

I am maintaining a Small Business Server 2003 (x86) server, that was originally installed and configured by someone else in early 2009. Recently, although we have never had any obvious memory-related ...
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GPO defining a user policy is being applied, despite being linked to a computer OU (without loopback processing)

I must be missing something obvious here. We have a GPO linked to a computer OU. The GPO runs a VB logon script (a user policy) when users log on. I was just about to enable loopback processing on ...
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IP setting for client computers accessing internet via a firewall/router

I am a bit of a noob, I have a sbs server and client computers connected to a switch that is then connected to a firewall/router. The sbs server creates private ip address for the client computers, my ...
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Minimum level of access required for service account to run a scheduled task on server?

We have 2 domain administrator accounts in Active Directory: "Administrator" and "Robocopy". Robocopy is a service account associated with a scheduled task which executes a batch file- which runs ...
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How to list all NTFS and share permissions associated with a user or security group?

We are doing some tidying up of Active Directory on our SBS 2003 domain controller. A number of security groups exist which I am 95% sure are redundant. I want to be 100% sure they are not used ...
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Enabling Access 2010 macros via Group Policy (SBS 2003)

We get an error message every time staff open one of our database applications, due to the default settings in Access 2010 of prompting for approval every time a macro is run: "Disable all macros with ...
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Mapping printers with SBS 2003 R1

We have an SBS 2003 R1 domain controller, and a mixture of Windows 7 and XP (domain-joined) workstations. There are 20 users, 20 PCs, and 5 printers. Printer drivers for all 5 printers are already ...
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Security group membership makes it impossible to list network shares (very strange issue)

We are having a very unusual problem on our network. There are two sites: main office (1x SBS 2003 server and 20x PCs: a mixture of Win7 and XP) and a remote site connected via VPN (1x XP PC, also on ...
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One domain user unable to browse network shares

We have an SBS 2003 server, with a Windows XP Professional (domain-joined) PC connecting from a remote site via VPN (LogMeIn Hamachi). One domain user account is unable to browse any shares on the ...
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Need to prevent SBS 2003 disabling its DHCP server if it sees another DHCP server on network

The DHCP server on our SBS 2003 server shuts itself down automatically after a couple of hours of having a Hamachi gateway running on the same LAN. The server incorrectly assumes that Hamachi ...
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Is it possible to prevent DHCP service on SBS 2003 from shutting down due to rogue DHCP server?

We are using LogMeIn Hamachi to link two remote sites together by VPN. This is working perfectly, the only problem is that the DHCP service on our SBS 2003 server shuts itself down after an hour or ...
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Network drives don't get mapped and desktop redirection stops working when domain user becomes a member of the Local Administrator group on their PC

We have a Small Business Server 2003 domain controller with Windows 7 workstations joined to the domain. I noticed recently that, if I make a user a local administrator on his computer, his ...
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Using desktop folder redirection but Offline Files is not working?

We are using Folder Redirection (for users' desktop and "My Documents" directories) with Windows 7 domain-joined workstations connecting to an SBS 2003 server. This folder redirection is to users' ...
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Is there a program/tool/script to monitor or view all recent *large* files created on Windows server?

I have been managing a modest SBS 2003 server for several years. Our network policy is setup to store user profiles and "My Documents" folder on the server. Recently the server disk has been getting ...