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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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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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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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. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hyper-V Virtual Fax Server in SBS 2008

I'm trying to think of a way to enable us to use our SBS 2008 VM's Fax Server within Hyper-V. I had immediately considered a simple USB Fax Modem but of course, for some reason, Hyper-V doesnt ...
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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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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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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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IIS 7 on SBS 2008 - logging is going haywire

The C: drive on our SBS 2008 server just ran out of space. The culprit appears to be IIS, which is logging an incredible amount of activity in one particular log folder. Most of the IIS log folders ...
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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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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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SBS 2008 can browse shares, but not connect to any

I have an SBS 2008 machine which is causing me headaches. For Windows shares, it seems to be living in its own little isolated world. It can browse a list of network shares just fine (NET VIEW), but ...
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Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Exchange 2010

Is there going to be a release of SBS 2008 that includes Exchange 2010? I want to take this into consideration as I might purchase SBS for the premium edition to get Sql Server at a much more cost ...
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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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SBS2008 users not receiving mail; Exchange reports “The mailbox recipient does not have a mailbox database”

I've just completed a server migration from SBS2003 to SBS2008. I'm having a problem on the new server where all but one of the migrated users are having their mail get stuck in the "unreachable ...
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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 ...
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Any disadvantages of using built-in software-RAID-1 on a Windows Server?

I have had some problems using hardware-RAID on a server. Now I'm planning to use the Windows Server built-in software-RAID-1 instead. The server will only be used for Business Administrations, so I ...
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Remove Exchange message size limit for a user

A user is trying to send a large email (over 10MB) but Exchange says they cannot do this as the limit (10MB) is being reached. How can I turn off the limit for this user please?
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How can I monitor user access to a shared folder on Windows SBS 2008

I have multiple shared folders on Windows SBS 2008 server. I need to be able to tell if a domain user is accessing these shares and copying large quantities of files to their laptop. Is there a way of ...
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Windows Server 2008 SBS bind to OS X Server Open Directory

I'm trying to bind Windows 2008 SBS server to OS X Open Directory, but the Change domain button is grayed out with this message: Note: The identification of the computer cannot be changed because: - ...
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Windows SBS 2008 Remote Webmail Access

We have a Windows 2008 SBS set-up and running, we would like to allow our users to access there Exchange Mail account remotely. I've set the router up to allow all port 80 and 443. The Exchange ...
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Exchange Server - How to Set Up

I've been tasked with getting a Microsoft Exchange server set up here at my job. Here's what I need the end result to be: - DHCP Handled by our SonicWALL appliance - Our existing DNS servers used - ...