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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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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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 ...
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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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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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backup and *restore* SBS 2008 from iSCSI

Has anyone successfully backed up and restored SBS 2008 from an iSCSI device? The backup itself works fine, but during restore, how do you tell Windows System Recovery how to connect to the iSCSI ...
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Divide an SBS domain into two

This is effectively the reverse of this scenario. I have an SBS 2003 R2 domain with 20-odd users in it (25 CALs). The firm is being split into two; five users are leaving. A new SBS licence and ...
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SBS 2003 R2 to SBS 2008 migration: Can I upgrade the old demoted server to 2008 Standard?

I am planning a Windows SBS 2003 R2 migration next week for a customer, and have read through the Microsoft documentation "Migrating to Windows Small Business Server 2008 from Windows Small Business ...
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PFDavAdmin on SBS 2008/Exchange 2007

I am trying to use PFDavAdmin to change folder permissions on an Exchange 2007 Server. I am running the tool from Windows XP VM with .NET 1.1 installed and I am able to connect to the exchange server ...
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Sharepoint (WSS) - searching for column values - how?

I've created a document library in Sharepoint (SBS 2008/WSS 3.0). I did add a custom column (case #) to the list, and would like the users to be able to link to/search for documents with specific #'s. ...
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SBS 2008: Connected via VPN but can't access anything

I have an SBS 2008 installation with VPN enabled. Port 1723 on the router is forwarding to SBS. In Windows XP I have setup a VPN connection and connected using my domain credentials. However neither ...
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Connect sbs 2008 to a hosted exchange 2010 server

Is it possible and how do i go about doing this: I have a fresh install of Small business server 2008 (nothing setup yet) What i would like to do is set up sbs to use a remote hosted exchange server ...
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Exchange 2007 Read-Only permissions to shared accounts

I have Exchange 2007 running on SBS 2008. There are several accounts created which are shared by departments. In the shared email users keep track of the status of jobs by moving them to Sub ...
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SQL server placement

I have a small user site of about 6 users. They have two servers a SBS 2008 box and a server 2008 terminal server. I would like to know where the best place is to install SQL server. I know that it ...
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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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Windows SBS 2008 as file server uniquely

I'm setting up an Active Directory domain. This domain must have two separate servers, one acting as primary domain controller and the second one acting as file server only. My wonder is if both ...
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How to have different Group Policy at different sites map user's Redirected Folders on SBS 2008?

I have a DFS setup between my two locations and there are a few employees that move between them. Can I have a GPO at each location that changes their Redirected Folders to the local server? I have ...
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SBS 2008 DNS issues in BPA

I'm gettng constant Critical Issue events in the Small Business Server Best Practices Analyser & resulting SBS Console reports that begin "The DNS client is not configured to point only to the ...
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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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Why is it recommended that SQL Server not be run on the domain contoller in an SBS 2008 system?

We are building up our SBS 2008 R2 server and had in mind to put an SQL Server on the same box, same system. First uses of the system are a local file server, VPN for the same purpose, and a central ...
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After Exchange Server Change Local EMails Bounce

We recently changed from an SBS 2003 to an SBS 2008 setup. In the process of migration, we have come across an issue whereby some users are receiving NDR emails when sending internal email. ...
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SBS migration: NDRs when sending email to olddomain.local addresses

Just swapped in a new SBS 2008 server today. Did not perform a migration this time (old server was a mess), but chose a completely new domain and migrated everything over manually. Went well, only ...
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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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Disable audit of Logon Logoff

I have a SBS 08 with 50 users on my domain. In Event Viewer : Windows Logs > Security, I've got nearly 300,000 events about EventID 4624 Logon, 4634 Logoff, 4776 Credential Validation, 4769 Kerberos ...
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DNS Does Not Register at Off-site Locations

First of all, let me give you the specifics of our setup: Windows Small Business Server 2008 Domain w/ all applicable updates on the DC The DC does DHCP for the main site The DC does DNS for all ...
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Server 2008 R2Crashes

We're running a setup as follows using Hyper-V: Windows Server 2008 R2 (Hyper-V Host) | |-- SBS 2008 (DC) |__ Windows Server 2008 R2 (TS) Recently we've experienced multiple crashes that ...
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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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Can I have two servers ( one 2003 SBS, one 2008 SBS ) running concurrently using the same cals and license?

I am moving our 2003 SBS server to a new machine, and upgrading it to 2008 R2 SBS standard. I want to install the 2008 server as a second DC, leave both online for a week, to make sure the second ...
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Windows Firewall service is ON, but Windows SBS Console (security tab) says that it isn't

i have problem using SBS server 2008, my server use windows server 2008 and the FIREWALL is automatic ON. but when i check in the SBS Console (security tab) the Server Firewall is OFF (Status ...
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Open Relay for internal IPs

How do I enable SBS 2008 and exchange to send mail via SMTP without authentication? I have a handful of network scanners that don't have anyway of configuring SMTP authentication. So I want the ...
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Create new Windows Server User for existing Exchange Account

There is an existing Exchange 2007 account for user john.doe@example.com If I want to create a Windows SBS 2008 Account for john.doe it tells me I cannot create it because user already exists. I ...
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What is the procedure for manually relocating the Exchange server data for SBS2008?

I've used the Windows SBS Console and it's "Move Exchange Server Data" wizard to move my Exchange server data from the C drive to the D drive. The wizard didn't allow me to choose where on the D ...
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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. ...
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SBSMonitoring.mdf reached limit

I have SBS 08 Standart. I have some Error in my Event Viewer with MSSQL$SBSMONITORING Event id 1105, 1827: Could not allocate space for object 'dbo.EventLog'.'PK_EventLog' in database ...
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Suggestions for Dell server for small office (< 10 users) that supports VMWare or similar environment

Looking to upgrade a small office from current Standalone SBS 2003 to something a little more updated. Basically, I'm thinking of getting a Dell server which can support a small VMware environment, so ...
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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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SBS 2008 - GPO not being applied on Vista clients

I'm having some terrible trouble with some GPO's. There are only three items we need: Map a network drive Copy an item to the local drive Create a desktop shortcut I've created these GPO's and ...