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What are the reasons one wouldn't run Small Business Server?

This case scenario started me wondering about the limitations of Small Business Server: I have a client who came to us initially regading building them an intranet for managing staff training and ...
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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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Disk quota problem in Windows Server SBS 2003

I have got a new job and the existing SBS 2003 domain setup is unsecure (i.e. everyone is a domain admin etc etc). There are lots of problem due to inexperienced "network admin", and I am trying to ...
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Send As Distribution Group Email Address?

We have a Small Business Server 2003, with a support distribution group. Is it possible to allow members of a distribution group, send emails from the group email address?
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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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Windows cannot access the file gpt.ini for GPO CN={31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9}

I'm in the middle of a "swing" migration from Windows SBS 2003 to Server 2003 Standard. It's going okay so far but we're getting event 1058 on client machines: Windows cannot access the file gpt.ini ...
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OWA not working from outside the network

I have an Exchange server behind an ISA 2004 server and from inside the network, it's possible to access Outlook Web Access. I have published the server but from outside the network I'm not even ...
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On SBS2003: Unable to access OMA, receiving 1503 and 3005 Events

On my SBS 2003 Server, I've been trying to access OMA unsuccessfully all day. When I first checked, the OMA mapping was missing, so I recreated the Vdirs per http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883380. ...
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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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built in “Offer Remote Assistance” not working because of permissions

I'm trying to enable permissions for a user on a Windows7 machine to use the built in feature called "Offer Remote Assistance" or "Windows Remote Assistance". This feature works fine if the user is ...
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Resizing RAID 1 Array on Dell PowerEdge with Perc 4/Di & Windows SBS 2003

I have a Dell PowerEdge 2600 with Perc 4/Di RAID card and Windows SBS 2003 installed. The original system drive was a set of 17GB drives in a RAID 1 array. Over the years, these drives have failed ...
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How can I enable RDP over VPN only?

I have a SBS 2003 server with Terminal Services enabled. Currently I am able to RDP to my server by going to www.mydomain.com. I would like to restrict RDP access to my network to be over VPN only. ...
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Can't find how to remove forwarding

I have inherited a SBS2003 server from another tech. He created a user named Customer Service, and somehow configured mail sent to this account to be forwarded to 2 internal users, lets call them ...
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Dell PowerEdge 2800 Logical Disk Failure: Any Possible Recovery?

I was noticing a issues with the server. Usually Microsoft Updates that have downloaded, but are waiting to be installed can cause this. Before applying the updates and restarting, I ran several ...
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“Send As” Permission and “You do not have permission to send to this recipient” Error

I have an account on Windows Small Business Server 2003, for which several users have "send as" permission (not "send on behalf" but "send as"). Each of those users has "send as" enabled in active ...
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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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Internal website and DNS config [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Needed: Simple HTTP reverse proxy for Windows 2008 We have two servers sbs2003 and a new server2008(web server). Currently we have remote.example.com pointing to our ...
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SBS 2003 accounts, Exchange mailboxes

We have a SBS 2003 installed in our office. Basically we have created 5 accounts, user1, user2, user3, user4 and user5 with coresponding exchange Exchange accounts. Now we would like to have ...
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AD Migration from SBS 2003 to SBS 2011

I am looking at doing a cross forest AD migration from SBS 2003 to SBS 2011. I have a new server that runs SBS 2011 with a new domain name and am looking at moving all the user profiles from say ...
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Possible to add an SBS server to an existing domain?

I've got a box with Windows Server 2008 Std installed, and I've created a virtual PC with Windows 2003 Server SBS on it, and am running it through Virtual Server 2005. I've set the new 2003 server up ...
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Firewall Considerations While Migrating from SBS 2003 to SBS 2008

I'm currently running a Windows SBS 2003 with ISA 2000 and will be migrating to a new server containing Windows SBS 2008, Standard Edition. Since SBS 2008's internal firewall should not be seen as ...
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Is there a good online backup solution for SBS2003? [closed]

I support an environment for a non-profit that is a single SBS 2003 server running Exchange and Sharepoint. They are in need of a decent backup solution that I would prefer incorporate online ...
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What's the best way to allow read/write/modify rights and block delete rights on Win SBS 2003?

I'm looking for a way to prevent accidental deletion of folders and files on a Windows SBS 2003 box. The scenario is a DATA folder that all users currently have all rights except for "Full Control", ...
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to demote or not to demote AD

I’m trying to help out someone who has windows server 2003 small business edition running a domain with 2 workstations. In my view a domain controller for 2 workstations is much more of a hassle than ...
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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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Windows Update error 0x80072EE2

I use Windows Server Update Services to manage updates for my SBS 2003 R2 domain. My clients are receiving error code 0x80072EE2 when they try to scan for updates. In typical microsoft style, there's ...
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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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Remote Desktop Connection to SBS 2003 from Mac OS X Client

I want to connect to my computer at work using my Mac at home. I have Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection application installed on my Mac, and I also have a working VPN connection to my SBS 2003 ...
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Find a missing message

This is my first question, so please be gentle... :-) I'm a department of one for a small engineering company. My primary job is to develop software, but my CS degree clearly makes me an expert on all ...
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Incoming External Email STOPPED?

Firstly, I should say that I know my way around Windows very well, I don't really know the first thing about Exchange. We are running an sbs2003 Server with exchange. This past week, everyone sending ...
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Recover SBS 2003 CALs

My SBS 2003 CALs have reset back to five after some weird server issues. I don't have a backup of the CAL licenses anywhere is there somewhere I can restore these from?
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Is basing storage requirements based on IOPS sufficient?

The current system in question is running SBS 2003, and is going to be migrated on new hardware to SBS 2008. Currently I'm seeing on average 200-300 disk transfers per second total across all the ...
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SBS Server 2003 (32 bit) - SQL + Exchange - is AWE useful?

We have an SBS server running SQL Server 2005 and Exchange, that is notoriously tight on memory. (It's a battle between the sql and exchange). It's not the time yet to replace it completely, but I ...
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SBS Journal Wrap Condition

When I run the SBS Best Practices Analyzer on my SBS 2003 R2, it says I have a 'journal wrap condition'. What does that mean and how can it be repaired?
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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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Networked removable storage

I'm looking for ways to improve my off-site backup strategy, and a big hurdle is making it easy to remember to take the media off-site every day. Rather than having to go into the server closet to ...
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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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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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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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Restore utility error

I want to restore a .bkf file created on SBS 2003, to a SBS 2011. I have downloaded and instaled restore utility, but I am getting this error Unable to write data to c:\foldername This security id ...
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Two SBS 2003 Servers, two domains, one company, Exchange, and Terminal Services [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Here's the scenario; please let me know if I haven't provided enough info. Business 1 went out of business, and ...
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How to fix “Cannot login because Domain Not Available” Error in MS SBS 2003?

We have a server that is running 2003 SBS and is Active Directory Controller. When I try to login to the domain, I receive a message that the domain is not available. I have configured my user account ...
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Checking whether product key will work with SBS 2003

We've recently absorbed a small company who had a Dell PowerEdge server running SBS 2003. For some reason, the hard disks have been wiped. We have the product key though from the sticker on the side ...
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Confusion with backup exec and backing up SBS server 2003 and exchange

I have a Windows server 2003 SBS running backup exec 10d. From what I understand, backup exec takes a snapshot of Exchange and backs that up; in that case, should I also back up the exchange database ...
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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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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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Are Synology NAS drives good for remote backup?

I am looking for an affordable remote backup solution for my small business network. I've tried the Seagate Blackarmor 220 in the past and I HATE IT! Essentially the only option it provides me for ...
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i have a priv1.edb file that is growing about 1MB every 10 seconds in sbs 2003

is there a way that i can trace what is causing the issue, i had some user say he tried to send a very large attachment and thinks it may be related? any help would be appreciated as they are ...
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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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Upload/Download speed slow when connected to VPN [closed]

I am connecting to my company's Windows Small Business Server 2003 via VPN at home. My machine is running Windows 7 Ultimate x64. While connected to the VPN my download speed is around 200KB when ...