Windows Small Business Server 2008 is the Microsoft operating system in the `SBS` line based on Windows Server 2008. It went RTM August 21st, 2008 and officially launched November 12th, 2008. Like the rest of the `SBS` line, it includes a number of Microsoft products bundled with it, the tradeoff ...

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Group Policy Management on Server 2008

In an SBS 2008 (Server 2008) Domain, the Group Policy Management tool on the server is missing a bunch of settings that I know exist in RSAT for Win7. Is there a way of updating the GPMC in Server ...
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E2K7: Forward email from mailbox (without AD user) to external email address and internal mailbox

I should create a new mailbox e.g. test@internaldomain.com. Mails to test@internaldomain.com should be forwarded to test@externaldomain.com and max.mustermann@internaldomain.com. How can I do this ...
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Integrate Mac OSX Lion Server with SBS 2008

Hoping to gain some valuable knowledge. I have an SBS2008 Standard server running Exchange 2007 and all the bells and whistles it comes with. Lately we have been adding a few iOS devices such as ...
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Intranet Search engine solution to run on SBS 2008

I'm looking for a web based intranet search solution to index some intranet network shares with PDF / Doc / Textfiles etc. and maybe also an intranet wiki. Microsoft has the Search Server Express, ...
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SBS 2008 Backup Drive Full - Error Code '2147942512'

We are using Windows Backup on SBS 2008 SP2 and backing up to 1TB external hard drives. Recently after switching drives our backup started failing because the backup drive is full and auto-delete ...
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Change cadmin's password

I dont get something and I need your help. I have some machines under active directory on an SBS 2008. When I install a program a prompot appears to insert administrator credentials. The username I ...
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Will entries in hosts file on my SBS2008 box allow email to be delivered to other SBS2008 boxes over VPN

I wonder if someone can assist in solving a problem I am experiencing. Our organisation has 13 offices around the country with an MS SBS2008 box in each office. Each office has its own email domain ...
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Gateway not being remembered

Every time I reboot my SBS 2008 server I have to manually enter in the gateway. How do I fix this?
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Swapping out a RAID 1 mirror with larger drives on SBS 2008. Is it possible?

My organization previously set up an SBS Server 2008 on a Dell T300. This was a small setup with 2 x 160 GB disks in a RAID 1 mirror. We are running short on disk space. I would like to extend the ...
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Can't join Windows 7 to SBS 2008 Domain .. Could do with some help?(logs posted)

We have been getting this error for a while now while we try to connect a new windows 7 x64professional to a SBS 2008 domain. I have done net use \\Domaincontroller.internaldomain.local\ipc$ ...
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SBS 2008 Backup continuation

My SBS 2008 server's external 1TB backup drive (USB) is 70% filled. I have done the a full backup on day 1 and have elected an "incremental" backup for the default configuration of backing up 2x ...
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Prevent SBS 2008 from connecting to an iomega-storage via DCOM

I have one Windows Small Business Server 2008 with his system-event-log flooded with eventid 10009 and source DCOM. DCOM works perfectly with every single machine in the network except the iomega ...
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Local DNS Response Time Problem on SBS 2008

The problem: LAN client computers ping remote.mydomain.com and it resolves to our static, WAN IP Address. It should resolve to our server's local LAN IP Address. The Details: We have a total of one ...
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Server 2008 services disabled on reboot

So customer calls up saying exchange isn't working, and when he remoted in he could see all the services disabled. All the exchange services, IIS, update, plus a bunch of others were all set to ...
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Hidden tweaks to allow certain users make remote desktop connection

The set up is Windows 7 with Windows SBS 2008. I see that ALL the clients have remote desktop access on the server, but of course I don't want that. I checked System and Maintenance settings and ...
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Microsoft Dynamics 2011 and SBS2008

Got a question for anyone with Microsoft CRM 2011 experience. According to this page I can run Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 on a Small Business Server 2008 Standard as long as I install SQL Server ...
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Exchange 2007 Mailbox inaccessible

Bit of an odd one this, I've come back after a week off and my Exchange mailbox is completely inaccessible. The rest of the staff (20 or so) are all fine, but I cant connect to mine using either: My ...
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Fail to move data from one shared folder to another

I have the following problem. I have created some shared folders so that users can backup their data. This was before setting up the AD. Now, after the AD has been set up, we want to move those data ...
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Unable to restore from Shadow Copy due to long filename

We have shadow copy enabled on our Windows SBS 2008 server. Attempting to restore a file from shadow copy gave the following error- The source file name(s) are larger than is supported by the file ...
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IPv6 in a Small Business

I’ve been tasked to identify a new server and IT equipment for the company I work for (employees <20). I’m looking at getting a SBS 2011 Standard box. My Question is: Apart from ensuring that our ...
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Windows SBS 2008 - Applying user restrictions

I have a SBS2008 server and I need to restrict program access on a per group basis, see below for the view from Active Directory. How do I go about restricting the User's in the group "Advisors With ...
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Windows SBS 2008 and Exchange Move to external provider. MSSTD

We have recently moved our exchange from out internal server (Windows SBS 2008) to an external provider for various reasons. However when we now set-up our new email accounts, no matter what setting ...
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Folder Redirection in sbs 2008

i have set folder redirection in the sbs console but it only allows me to this for desktop, documents and start menu but not application data. how do i get it to redirect the application data folder ...
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Alias email address sbs2008

I am trying to add a second email address to a user in sbs 2008 but i cannot find any option to add more than 1 email address. Any suggestions on what i should be doing. Thanks
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Exchange 2007 Message Queueing Times and Limits

Our company recently enjoyed an Internet outage that lasted roughly 48 hours. Since we host our own email on SBS 2008 using Exchange 2007 (same server), we were unable to send and receive email ...
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Can I virtualise both SBS premium servers atop a Hyper-V “core” installation?

Assuming it were permitted by licensing, does the following configuration for getting both SBS premium servers running on the same box work technically? Install the allowed 'physical' instance of ...
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Should I immediately migrate Windows SBS 2008 Standard with a bunch of non-DC services on it to SBS Something Premium?

I have inherited a Win SBS 2K8 server which is also being used as an application server - it has a mix of SQL Server 2005/2008 database instances on it (100% of these were setup by programs which ...
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Windows Server 2008 SBS restarts on startup after crash. How to repair it?

Our server restart every time I am trying to start it. After a power loss it hadn't enough time to shutdown correctly. I already tried "Load last working configuration" and "Avoid restart on error" in ...
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Powershell ActiveDirectory-Module on SBS-2008?

I read plenty of tutorials that describe how to install ADWS (ActiveDirectory Webservices) and Powershell. But I never saw any hint about installing ADWS on a SBS-2008 in order to work with Powershell ...
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EventID 1058 Code 5, Sysvol is subdir of Sysvol - how to fix?

I have been trying to resolve this error, like many others: The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows attempted to read the file ...
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Can't uninstall Reporting Services on SQL 2005 (SBS 2008)

I am running SBS 2008 and have just installed SQL 2008 alongside SQL 2005. My understanding is that the default instance created in SQL 2005 is not needed and only the SBSMONITORING instance is ...
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Microsoft Exchange server memory usage

Is there a safe way to configure how much memory exchange, or SQL server for that matter, can use on an SBS server? We upped our memory to 8Gb and it's using 7.8Gb consistently. Regards, Jacques
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Server 2008 Hard Faults

Hey all, plase bear with me as I haven't looked at a server in a very long time. The problem I am having is with a Windows 2008 Standard FE Service Pack 2 Intel Xeon X3430 @ 2.40 2.39 GHZ 4 GB ...
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Installing WSUS 3 SP2 on SBS 2008 - failed install

Im trying to install WSUS SP2 on my SBS 2008 box and it just seems to hang at the "please wait whilst the setup wizard installs...." I left it there for 1 hour and nothing. WHen I canceled the install ...
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Unable to uninstall program from SBS 2008

Running SBS 2008, installed trial of Teamviewer. Decided to take it as didnt want to buy full version. Went Control Panel -> Programs and Features -> Uninstalled Teamviewer. The uninstallation froze ...
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How do I set SBS 2008 as DHCP-server? I had the router as DHCP-server before

Until yesterday, we had no server at our network, so we used our router, D-Link DFL 200 as DHCP server. The router has IP: 192.168.1.1 and all clients has IP in the range: 192.168.1.10 - 192.168.1.20. ...
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How do I add client computers to a Windows SBS 2008 domain?

We have a LAN and the router is the DHCP server. We have a server with Windows SBS 2008, it has the IP address 192.168.1.2 while the router has the IP address 192.168.1.1. I have tried to add a ...
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How can I disconnect a client user from a domain and connect it to another?

I maintain a small network with 5 client computers and a Small Business Server 2003. Now the server is broken. I have installed a new server with Small Business Server 2008. How do I connect an exid ...
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Migrate SBS 2008 with Exchange 2007 to new hardware

We have run out of hard disk space on our existing Small Business Server 2008 and simply wish to upgrade both of the hard drives (currently raid 1) - without too much hassle. My main concern is how ...
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Built in spam filters SBS2008

I have an sbs 2008 server with exchange 2007, its running the MS spam filters which picks up the spam fine, however a lot of senders cannot send email to the recipients of the sbs2008 server until ...
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SBS 2008: Did something change with anonymous relays?

Have noticed that prior documentation on setting up anonymous relays in SBS 2008 no longer work without some additional configuration. Used to be able to follow this documentation, which is ...
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How to perform backup to local disk with Windows Server Backup on SBS 2008 [closed]

How to perform backup to local disk with Windows Server Backup on SBS 2008?
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Domain joining debate for Outlook 2010 with Exchange 2007 on windows SBS 2008 for a user on a laptop that will travel a fair amount of the time

I'm basically debating on whether or not to join the Domain on a Laptop, and was wondering if anyone has had a similar experience. If the computer were staying in the office, its a no brainer. Join ...
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Automatically forward a remote desktop connection to a new remote desktop connection?

Is there any way to automatically redirect users which connect to a SBS 2008 to another server using same credentials? For example, I’ve two servers: mainserver and applicationserver. There is not ...
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Obtaining valid XP Professional licences? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Hi Guys, I realise I'm probably on a fools errand, but I gotta ask: is there any way to obtain valid, legitimate XP ...
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SBS 2008 reverts files improperly

I have a new installation of SBS 2008. The server has a shared directory that I use to hold user's 'MyDocuments' folders. IOW, on the client machine 'MyDocuments' points to a folder on the server. I ...
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SMTP Connector for SBS 2008 (1and1 and rogers are not working)

I need an SMTP connector for my SBS 2008 server. The Domain/DNS is registered with 1and1 but due to recent issues they are being blocked by a lot of servers now. 1and1 also does not give me enough ...
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SBS 2008 reinstall on new machine

We purchased a single license on Windows Small Business Server 2008 for a medical office, and soon after a power fault caused the server to overload, destroying the power supply and motherboard. I ...
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Upgrade SBS 2008 to SBS 2011

I am migrating from SBS 2008 to SBS 2011 but the Microsoft documentation does not yet exist. Has anyone done this yet? What are the recommended steps/procedures?
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Server 2008 Print Server vs Network printer

I have a SBS 2008 Server/Windows 7 environment. We have approx 25 users & 6 Networked printers. What is the recommended way/what are the advantages disadvantages of having all the printers shared ...