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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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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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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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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Configure POP3 Connector for SBS 2008 (Exchange 2007)

I have a client which has all his mail on server outside of his company. Right now his exchange server (on SBS 2008 is configured using POP3 connector but problem is mail gets deleted from server when ...
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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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SBS 2008 - Add user not seeing AD users (reconnecting or creating new mailbox)

Using SBS 2008 - completely updated. I was originally trying to create a spam mailbox for quarantine purposes, and when I bring up the "select an existing user" it does not display any of the domain ...
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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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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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SBS 2008 Sharepoint Database good Memory Limit

I manage a small network running on Small Business Server 2008. Lately, the Sharepoint embedded database is getting out of control with its memory usage. I've got a total of 16 GB of RAM on this ...
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Migrating a small Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 to 2008

What is the best way to migrate a very small MS SBS setup from 2003 to 2008? There are two systems, I'll call them old and new. old is running SBS2003 and new is running SBS2008. old has 5 acccounts, ...
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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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sqlservr.exe always reading SBSMonitoring.mdf

I'm having an issue with my sqlservr.exe which is always reading the SBSMonitoring.mdf, around 50MB/sec. I saw that in Reliability and Performance mmc. I don't think my hard drive love it... and it ...
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Slight network lag on Small Business Server 2008 R2

I recently upgraded a network from a SBS 2003 server to a SBS 2008 R2 Server. Both I and users have noticed a slight delay in network applications and browsing network drives on the new server. It is ...
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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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Problem accessing the remote working space on my new SBS 2008 box

This supposedly easy to install OS is starting to drive me nuts... SYMPTOMS: When trying to connect to the remote workplace I get (and ignore) the security warning because I am currently testing with ...
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How to get all logged in users in an active directory environment?

Sometimes you want to write an email to all users that are currently in the office. You could now just insert all the email addresses into a mail but you might not know who's in the office your you ...
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Windows authentication on intranet sites from hosting server

I have come across this problem before, it doesn't generally get in the way too much but i would really like to know why it happens. I am running SBS 2008, i changed the Bindings for the Sharepoint ...
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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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Small Business Server 2008 - Microsoft Windows Search or Microsoft Search Server 2010 Express

See Also - Small (Business) Server - Microsoft Windows Search or Microsoft Search Server 2008 Express Can anyone tell me if they have Search Server Express 2010 Beta working on Small Business Server ...
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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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Windows Server 2008 - Is there a way to globally release a third-party software install/update?

We are running MS Small Business Server 2008, and there are a few programs that we would like to have installed on all client computers. Is there a way to install this software on all machines without ...
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GPO silent software deployment

I have added a software package to my networks Computer Configuration in the Group Policy Management Editor for SBS 2008. I've noticed that even after adding the package, and rebooting a machine on ...
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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 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 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 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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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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Exchange 2010 remote access

Does anyone know how to configure more addresses for remote access to Outlook on our SBS 2008? Currently you can go to either 'https://remote.site.co.uk/remote' to acces the remote web workspace or ...
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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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Outlook 2007 Autodiscover Out Of Office Assistant

We are having an issue trying to set the Out Of Office Assistant through Outlook 2007. It works fine through OWA but all of the users cannot set it through Outlook. They get: your out of office ...
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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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Joining computers to domain when SBS is running in Datacenter

We are contemplating moving our SBS2k8 server to our datacenter. We would be setting up a VPN-VPN tunnel between everything to handle AD. Has anyone done this before? Any particular issues that ...
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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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Moving MS Exchange 2007 to another machine

We have a machine that has been chugging along with the burden of both Exchange and DC and DNS all with SBS 2008. We have a better machine now and I'd like to move Exchange 2007 to that machine and ...
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Sending email after backup (Windows Server 2008)

I have a client who is using Windows Server 2008 (Small Business Server), and using Windows Backup. What I need to do is configure the backup task so that, upon completion, it sends an email ...
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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 ...
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Sync Two Exchange accounts or Ready Only access to subfolders

This is two questions kind of. The situation is as follows. I am running SBS 2008 with Exchange 2007. There is a shared account which has subfolders to keep track of the process of jobs that are ...
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Back up Windows 2008 SBS to iSCSI disk

I've almost no experience with SBS 2008, so please excuse my noob question! SBS 2008 only has the most basic backup utility built in as far as I can tell (similar to Vista), and it will only back up ...
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SBS 2008 and Windows 2008 Standard CAL's [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? My client has bought Windows 2008 SBS Standard version. If he buys Windows 2008 Standard does he needs additional ...
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Windows SBS Console Crashing

I'm running a Small Business Server 2008 and whenever we attempt to add a new user, or multiple users the Console just crashes - I've tried restarting the server, but can't seem to find any cause. ...