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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RAID 1 fault “ Status Ready for Rebuild : Rebuild Percentage Complete 0%”

Our RAID 1 system partition failed on our Windows 2008 SBS (physical environment). We still have disc 1 running but the 2nd disc in the raid is a failure. To add to the complication, disc 1 has bad ...
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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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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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How to cause workstations on network to install msi package?

I have remote access to a Windows Small Business Server 2008 machine. There are about 5 workstations connected to this network. How can I make every workstation install an .msi package without ...
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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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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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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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How to configure CruiseControl.Net for Windows Authentication?

I am using CruiseControl.Net for continuous integration which is now accessing the dashboard through login plugin, which in turn is authenticating and authorizing after verifying it with a set of ...
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What is the easiest way to restore a backup from “the future” on diverged snapshot of an original server?

Trying to be as succinct as possible, I'm in a situation with: Windows Server 2008 Standard FE x64 Service Pack 2 with Exchange Server 2007 (fairly sure together they are branded as "Windows Small ...
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SBS 2008 Folder Share permissions mess

I came across this question asked a couple of years ago about setting permissions via a script and was hoping that there might be a similar script that would work for me with the issue I am having. ...
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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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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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SBS 2008 Script to connect - disconnect backup disk?

I want to be able to leave multiple external drives connected to an SBS 2008 server and select which drive is used as a target for the backup without physically connecting/disconnecting the drive. ...
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restore fails due to insufficent disk space

I'm trying to test my SBS 2008 backup by restoring to a vm on a Hyper-V server. The SBS is a physical machine. I created two vhdx each at 1TB in (fixed) size, which is larger than the actual disks ...
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User permission to join client to domain

The prebuilt network admin is at the moment the only account that is allowed to join clients to the domain, other members of the Domain Admin group are not allowed to. Is there a certain group they ...
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No mouse, no keyboard, no network on Virtual SBS 2008 (Hyper-V)

I am trying to convert a physical SBS 2008 to virtual with Hyper-V 2012. Everything seems fine (the VM boots quickly - 5 minutes) until I reach the welcome screen asking me to press CTRL-ALT-DEL. ...
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SBS 2008 Redirection visibility issues - want to move off SBS 2008

I inherited an SBS2008 server which had a corrupt or otherwise lost userid which was used to setup redirects, etc. I was able to break in by enabling the Administrator ID and resetting the password. ...
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Windows SBS 2008 to Windows Server 2012 migration

I am in the process of upgrading my Windows SBS 2008 server running Exchange, Active Directory and as a File server to Windows Server 2012 essentials. Now I know that Windows Server 2012 essentials ...
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SBS 2008 Exchange 2007 SP3 Asking for credentials - I have no hair left

I have an issue for a few days, pulling my hair. Setup is SBS 2008, latest updates, with Exchange 2007 SP3. The problem is that my domain local users are getting prompted for credentials non-stop ...
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SBS 2008 Duplicate Files - what can I delete

I'm trying to look after my company's SBS 2008 server. It keeps running out of space on the C: (OS)drive, so Exchange stops when it gets down to 4Gb free space. From what I can tell after the last ...
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SBS 2008 Email distribution list - not working with external email

I created an email distribution list through the SBS Console and checked the option to make it available to people outside the organization. Whenever I try to send from an external address to the ...
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SBS 2008 IIS7 and Linux Apache2 in the same LAN on the same port

I have an SBS 2008 with IIS7 on it running a web site "www.domain.com", I also have a Web Server (Linux) with Apache2 in the same LAN running a web site "apps.domain.com". The problem I have is that ...
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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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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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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 - 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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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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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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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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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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“MMC cannot create the snap in ”

I have Windows SBS 2008 R2, and when I try to open console manager or event viewer I get the message MMC cannot create the snap in. How do I fix this?
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Exchange 2007 delivering messages flagged as SPAM

I have an SBS 2008 box running Exchange 2007. Mail is delivered directly to the Exchange machine from the Internet via a receive connector (I have already advised people that it would be better to use ...
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Schema prep for migrating from SBS2008 to 2008 Standard NOT R2

We have a small company with SBS2008, a file server with 2008 Standard, and a terminal server with 2008 Standard. We want to decommission the SBS2008 and DCPROMO the file server. I know we have to ...
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Server network communication stalls

I'm running SBS 2008 as a file server, SQL server, IIS7 Server, and Exchange server, and very recently I am getting some very confusing stalls on it. During these "stalls," file services will cause ...
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SBS 2008 Standard - Exchange 2007 fails to install

I've just re-installed onto a new server SBS 2008 Standard. Installation completes without incident but when it returns me to the desktop eventually; it tells me some installation steps failed. ...
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Replacing SBS 2008 DC with a Win 2008R2 DC

Objective : Replace a SBS 2008 with a Win 2008 R2 on or Domain and migrate Exchange 2010 to the new server. Steps taken: The following steps were taken - Technet , serverfault. All the replication ...
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After RAID failure SBS 2008 issues logging in and Exchange store does not mount

today has been one of those days. Yesterday a hard drive in our Dell Poweredge 2900 server failed and the RAID array didn't degrade gracefully, so I called Dell (Server still under warranty) and got ...
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Sharepoint (WSS 3.0) on SBS 2008 broken

I recently ran the Sharepoint Products and Technologies Wizard. I had hoped this would bring up Sharepoint and allow me to access it so I could begin to learn. But it's not working. Here is some ...
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Configure Exchange 2007 to Route Messages for Shared Address Space

I have a strange problem with Exchange 2007, the company has two separate offices, one with SBS 2008/Exchange 2007 installed, the other does not have a server and uses our pop3 service from our web ...
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Services not responding

A SBS 2008 server that I manage suddenly acts very strange. After a scheduled reboot I noticed that the server is almost unmanagable. Some services (e.g. Fax, RAS) can't be started, the services.msc ...
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accidentally set windows sbs2008 data drive as backup drive how recover partition

A data drive in windows small business server 2008 was accidentally added to the list of backup devices, so of course the backup software repartitioned the drive for that purpose. Before any backups ...
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Windows SBS 2008 - Registering remote VPN users in DNS

Our server runs Windows SBS 2008 and we're utilising Routing and Remote Access for VPN connectivity. Some of our remote VPN users have workstations which are attached to our domain. When these users ...
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Firewall is Enabled after Server is Moved to New OU

I am experiencing an issue with Windows Firewall via Group Policy on Windows SBS 2008. When moving any machine, physical or virtual, from our primary SBSComputers OU to our SBSServers OU (no ...
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Windows Server 2012 Standard R2 “Server Essentials Role” in a existing SBS 2008 Domain

I have an Existing Domain (DC being a SBS 2008). I want to add a Windows Server 2012 Standard R2 to the SBS 2008 domain and afterwards install the Server Essentials Role for remote connectivity etc. ...
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sbs 2008 180 days shutdown event 38 and 4

I'm trying to solve a problem in a friend server. i'm working on a Small Business Server 2008, it's a DC, NO sharepoint, NO Exchange (there is another software), NO DHCP (firewall do it), WINS and ...
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Exchange 2007 PowerShell - Run and email weekly report (.txt) automatically

I've found numerous codes online and have created the following to run a basic report on quotas and sizes of mailboxes on our SBS 2008 server (Exchange 2007): get-mailbox -server HYDROMAIN ...
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Site-to-site VPN - Group Policy failing as UNC path is inaccessible

We have a site-to-site VPN configured using a DrayTek router with the domain controller at the main office. I can access '\\server\sysvol' via the VPN tunnel at the satellite office, however the ...
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What is “Windows Server Networking Helper Service” and why is it spamming UDP broadcasts?

On our Windows Small Business Server 2008 machine, this service is constantly sending large numbers of 13 byte UDP datagrams to 255.255.255.255. These datagrams contain the bytes 0x7805, followed by ...
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How do I limit Standard Users to 1 RDP session while leaving admin on 2 or more

I know how to change it at about 3 different locations(Limit administrator RDP session to single instance instead of default 2 simultaneous?), but I want to differentiate between admin and standard ...