Windows Small Business Server 2003 is the Microsoft operating system in the `SBS` line based on Windows Server 2003.

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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 ...
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LSASS.Exe using 100% CPU usage on SBS2003

LSASS.exe is using 100% CPU usage on my SBS2003 DC. For the life of me, I can't figure out what's causing it. I've checked the event logs and found a few things. I can't see if any of it is related. ...
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Missing SYSVOL and NETLOGON after upgrade from Windows 2003 SBS to 2012 Standard

Today we went from Windows 2003 SBS to Windows Server 2012 Standard. I did the following: Joined 2012 server to the SBS 2003 domain Installed Active Directory Domain Services (aka dcpromo) on the ...
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Windows Small Business Server 2003 SP2 upgrade plan

I support a non-profit organization running a SBS 2003 SP2 (x86) server. Apparently, SBS 2003 SP2 will be end-of-life some time in 2014. Should I be quite insistent that they upgrade the server OS ...
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Moving Windows Small Business Server 2003 to the new hardware

I have a Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2 in the Intranet. It's contains a Domain Controller and MS Exchange. I need to move SBS to the new hardware and keep server name. What's the best practice ...
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HP ML350 G5 Smart Array E200i battery voltage not low

I have a similar problem like this: HP ML350 G5 Smart Array E200i battery error Gets error message that says it is low voltage power on battery. Has measured voltages of the battery and it is exactly ...
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SBS 2003 to Server 2012 Standard - Migration Protocol

We are planning to move from a Small Business Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 Standard. We will run both server hardware in parallel during the transfer, then once the new 2012 server is up and ...
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Exchange Relay to External Contacts - Vulnerable to spam?

We have a distribution group setup on our SBS 2003 server, it has a an exchange email address and contains members from within the company, including a few contacts setup that have external addresses. ...
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Outlook/Exchange allows some users to open a jar attachment

Using Windows SBS 2003 and Outlook 2007. We just received an email virus in a jar file. For most users Outlook blocked the attachment as per usual, but unfortunately on one users computer this didn't ...
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SBS 2003 boot stalls at acpitabl.dat

I have a SBS 2003 server running for 3 year without any problems, and few days ago it freezes during the boot. System is using two 500 Gb drives in RAID1 (Intel Matrix 7.5) After trying to load in ...
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Reinstalling WSUS after failed instance

I have a server whose WSUS has been inoperable for quite a while. I suspect it crashed when the server's system drive starting running out of space, but I really don't know for sure. The only relic ...
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Distinguish between multiple SQL Server instances

In Task Manager I see two instances of sqlserver.exe. One is consuming a significant number of resources, so I'd like to attempt to harness it in a bit. How do I determine which database this ...
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On SBS 2003, can I use SBSMONITORING MSSQL instance for installing a production database?

At new customer I ound on an 2003 install the situation described in the title. A production database is installed in the instance used by SBS for monitoring the system. Is it recommended to keep ...
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replace SCSI raid controller with SATA on SBS 2003

Is it possible to add a second raid card (there is a second pci-x slot) that uses SATA and transfer the current contents of the SCSI card's HDDs to the new larger SATA HDDs Background: I bought 2 new ...
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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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SBS 2003 no network connection and acting strangely a bunch of Event ID 13568

I've got an SBS 2003 Standard server and it was running fine until earlier today when it was rebooted, after the reboot it has no network connection, I can't seem to right click on a lot of stuff and ...
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SBS 2003 to 2011 Migration: Public Folder Migration

Been banging my head into this wall for a while now, but still can't seem to get past it. Currently I'm trying to complete a migration from SBS 2003 to 2011. I've been following along the Microsoft ...
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Exchange: One account does not get new e-mail in their Outlook inbox, but Outlook Web Access shows it

I am responsible for a Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 serving e-mail via Exchange to a small company. Yesterday, it appears everything was working fine. This morning, one account (the one that ...
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Migrating SBS 2003 to 2011, and hangs when migrating Public Folders

I've been following the migration guide at http://www.it-book.co.uk/1651/migration-from-sbs-2003-to-sbs-2011-3. The option "Migrate Exchange mailbox and settings" links me to ...
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Exchange 2003 Offline Defrag

Looking to do my first offline defrag this weekend on Exchange 2003. Our Exchange DB is on E drive and server1 is the temporary location where there is sufficient space. Dismount the store and ...
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Exchange- Outbound emails not working

My old mans 2003 SBS Server is doing weird things.. specifically with Exchange. Inbound emails are trickling through slowly, but outbound emails have stopped working. Is there a way to track outbound ...
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Exchange 2010: Find Move Request Log after move request completes

EDIT: significantly changed my question here to streamline it a bit. I've gone ahead and used 100 as my corrupted item count and ran it from the Exchange Shell. So the trail of tears continues with ...
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Why does our Windows 7 Desktop keep continually making SMB requests to our SBS2003 server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I deal with a compromised server? One of our desktop machines (Win 7 64 bit) has recently been complaining of slow down, particularly when accessing resources on ...
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DNS issues on Windows Server 2008

I've inherited an issue with 2 servers, one running SBS 2003 and one running WS2008 (non-R2). Periodically Google and other popular sites will appear down. Now obviously we know it's not a problem ...
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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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Emails to multiple recipients get delivered multiple times per user

One of our clients has been having problems where whenever an external email has multiple recipients on their domain, each recipients receives it a matching number of times (see below). This only ...
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How to determine loggedin users for Remote Web Workplace on SBS2003

We have SBS2003 and I would like to know which users are currently logged in remotely through RWW. If possible, it would be nice to know what machines they have remoted into as well. Besides active ...
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Folder access per user

I have a Windows SBS 2003 R2 server with a shared folder (S drive) on it for everyone. Our client PCs use XP Pro. When on the shared folder, you see the size of the folder as 230 GB. I have one ...
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Exchange Server 2003 Defrag Timing

I see from posts here that the Exchange DB defrag will not start with the NT Backup running. What I want to know is if it will start while the Backup is in the Verify phase? I want to push back the ...
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replacing an active directory server

I'd like to replace an SBS 2003 active directory server on our small LAN. It also has sage services running, so I'd rather leave it online, instead of trying to move the sage stuff onto the ...
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Mount Exchange 2003 Database in Exchange 2010 in SBS 2011?

So the scenario I am facing is where I had an old SBS 2003 server. I used Outlook to export emails to a PST, saved on a USB and then imported them back into the new SBS 2011 server (two different ...
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Server VPN affect Users

We have two sites, each running there own server. If I was to set up a VPN on Server A to connect to Server B(about 50miles away), would the clients Internet be directed through the VPN and out ...
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Block port 25 on SBS 2003; allow Exchange

I know this is a noob question, but I haven't been able to find an answer on exactly what I'm looking for. My mail server was recently blacklisted due to being infected with cutwail. Part of the ...
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XP client losing its connection to the SBS domain

I have a XP SP3 PRO Client connecting to an SBS 2003 server. The client keeps losing connection to the network, printers etc. The machine is in Active Directory but didn't have an A record or PTR ...
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Event ID 4104 SmallBusinessServer

I get the following error on SBS server 2003: Event ID 4104 SmallBusinessServer Could not connect to the monitoring database. This can occur when there are multiple connections to the ...
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Cannot connect to domain error: The format of specified network name is invalid

I cannot connect clients to sbs2003 domain because of this error: The format of specified network name is invalid. Before that there is a prompt for a login and password, so the server is found. I ...
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Does intel matrix raid 1 setup require raid enabled hard drives

Hi I have a failed drive on a server running intel matrix raid array RAID1, I can't get the same model drive anymore to replace the missing one as it is 5 years old. Can I use a regular type ...
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Windows SBS 2003 SP2 freezing after installing Trend Micro WFBS

I'm new in charge of a server running Windows SBS 2003 with SP 2. First thing after I got in charge of the system was to update the old WFBS 3.7 to the current version. Now the users reporting that ...
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HP ML350 G5 Smart Array E200i battery error

We have replaced the server with a new battery pack but still getting the error. Can you tell what is wrong with it, as it is urgent before the server generates more errors.
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SBS2003 OWA not displaying images on external side

I've got an SBS 2003 server with companyweb/remote owa site. After authenticating remotely to the https:/servername/remote site, and then clicking on Use Outlook Web Access, the mail/owa site displays ...
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Removing/storing old users in SBS 2003

I am new when it comes to some of the things on a domain server, but I was wondering what are some thoughts on how long to keep old users accounts on a SBS setting. I currently have around 10 users ...
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Exchange 2003 to 2010 migration with a smart host

I'm trying to migrate a SBS2003 to SBS2011 and the source has an Exchange 2003 forest running on it. I'm using the migration tool, it's a small forest with less than 50 mailboxes. The problem I am ...
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Windows 2003 SBS: no more CAL sold [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? I just discovered a hidden unmanaged server into a remote location. This is a Windows 2003 SBS with 5 CAL per device. ...
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SMTP, IMAP, and Web Issues on SBS 2003

We just started having issues as of last night. Basically, all was good until I tried to add a users account to someones phone. It wasn't working and then noticed some activesync errors on the box. ...
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SBS 2003 Account to Login Locally at the Server

I have a SBS 2003 running AD, DNS, Exchange etc.... this is a manufacturing environment that runs 24 x 7 seven days a week. Very seldom but we do experience a Server lockup and need to reboot the ...
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SBS2003 -> 2011 Migration - Some Sharepoint Calendar Items not Showing in Calendar View but Show in All/Current Events

Bascially I've followed the Microsoft guide on SBS 2003 -> 2011 Migration. Performed it over the weekend to try and give zero downtime for users. It's pretty much worked fine except this issue. (I ...
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Windows SBS 2003 file transfers hang on write

CPU usage is ideal... as is everything else. It will start copying a file, say 700MB, then about 100MB in it will hang, and stop copying. It hangs for everyone else trying to access files on the ...
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Restore SBS 2003 CompanyWeb calendar from flat files?

Ok so I have a job of recovering a calendar that was used for an event schedule. The situation is that there was never a backup done except for using Carbonite on the C drive. I have re-installed the ...
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Should I install the SBS 2011 Premium Add-on on a second server or just install SQL on one server?

I'm in the process of migrating a SBS 2003 to SBS 2011. The new server is installed on a HP DL360 with ESXi 4.1, having 38GB RAM, a 2.53Ghz E5649, 4*300GB SAS RAID1+0. My questions are: Should I ...