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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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. ...
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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 - ...
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SBS 2008 automatically adds additional subnet 192.168.0.2/24 on every reboot

I have SBS 2008 and the LAN is using a 10.1.1.0/24 subnet. The server has an IP of 10.1.1.2/24 and the clients are on a DHCP range of 10.1.1.10-254/24. When I open Network Connections (ncpa.cpl), ...
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Can I have two SBS 2008 servers both act as DC's in the same domain?

I have a Customer that has two locations. They have an SBS 2008 server running in each location as a DC for diff domains (ie. Bobs1.local and Bobs2.local). They now want to connect the two locations ...
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VPN usage with 2 x SBS 2008 servers

I have an SBS 2008 server which we hope to connect with our other company office via VPN. The other office has it's own domain (different company) and uses its own SBS 2008 server. Given that MS has ...
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Installing Hyper-V on SBS 2008

I'm trying to configure Hyper-V on SBS 2008. I've seen before and people have done it several times. However, I've had no success. Actually I tried different ways to install Hyper-V so I think my ...
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Small Business Server with Hyper-V role despite it not being supported?

I know that adding the Hyper-V role to a Small Business Server 2008 installation is not supported as stated by Microsoft Support (KB 958829). I'm aware that I can use Virtual Server 2005 to host my ...
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Migrate SBS 2003 to 2008 New Domain

Our company is currently sharing a SBS 2003 with another company in the same building, we are moving out and would like to take our exchange accounts with us. We have a new SBS 2008 setup with a new ...
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EFS encrypted file, impossible to delete

I have a SBS 08. A user received some files send from a mac. He unzipped it with his windows 7 locally and copied it on a network shared drive on the SBS. The files (some fonts) were already in green ...
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SBS2008: How to set up DHCP server to issue IP addresses based on incoming connection

I'm a Linux guy, but here at work we're basically re-doing our entire network and going to Active Directory. I'm trying to get Windows Small Business Server 2008 set up, and one of the problems I'm ...
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Does Windows Small Business Server 2008 include DFSR?

Does Windows Small Business Server 2008 Standard include DFSR?
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Outlook trying to connect to remote.mydomain.com

I have set up a new SBS 2008 server (including Exchange 2007). The clients are running Outlook 2007. All clients have an issue where Outlook periodically prompts for login to access ...