Windows Small Business Server 2011 is the Microsoft operating system in the SBS line based on Windows Server 2008 R2. It will be the last in the SBS line and went RTM December 13th, 2010 and was first officially released March 9th, 2011. Like the rest of the SBS line, it includes a number of ...

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E-mails disappear from mailbox via Outlook but not via OWA

I have a problem with disappearing email messages from Outlook. Scenario: One day user have all emails in his mailbox and suddenly many of these messages revealed to be missing. When user logs via OWA ...
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Should a WSUS Server point WUServer to itself?

On the Server running WSUS, should HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\WUStatusServer be configured to localhost/itself? Does WSUS honor the Windows Update Service's ...
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Migrating WSUS 3.0 from SBS2011 to Server 2012 member server?

According to this blog post, https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/wsus/2016/01/22/for-those-on-wsus-3-0-sp2-or-sbs-2011/ it should be possible to migrate the WSUS services from the SBS 2011 server to ...
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Windows SBS11 Drive Map Policy not applied to Windows 10

I have recently upgraded a couple of machines to Windows 10 as a test with company applications etc. The only problem I have run in to is the fact that the drive map policy isn't being applied to ...
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Adding DNS entry with SBS2011

I would like to enter a SPF entry on our DNS server. The Microsoft help page is broken for some time and I don't have a clue on what I have to do on my own ( it doesn't seem it's as easy as adding a ...
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Error installing Exchange 2016 about old replaced server

We are migrating from a SBS2011 to Server 2012 R2 and Exchange 2016. Installed Server 2012 fine, trying to install Exchange 2016 and last Readiness Check is saying that we need to upgrade a server ...
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edgetransport.exe causes heavy read/ write access on hard disk

I'm running a Windows SBS 2011 Server. The problem is the edgetransport.exe process, which causes heavy traffic on the hard disk. I can't locate the error. I changed the disks and hope the problem ...
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Map a NFS share as a drive in the SBS Group Policy Editor

For the moment I am not capable to access a NFS shares under SBS 2011. I tried to set the NFS share name in the Group Policy Editor hoping it will be resolved in the Terminal Server session where the ...
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SBS 2011 remote certificate issue

Been trying at this for 2 days but still no joy. I have an SSL Cert for my remote. sub-domain however when I bind it to the Default website on SBS 2011 I get nothing but autodiscover and other ...
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Windows Server Backup Snap-In Initializes/Moves Extremely Slowly

I have an SBS-2011 box. The WSB snap-in consistently takes 10+ minutes to move beyond 'Reading Data'. After the snap-in finally initializes I experience the same behavior when performing a recovery. ...
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Unable to set server IP address

I have a SBS2011 server that I have virtualised and now need to set the IP address for the network adapter. Initially I was warned that the IP was allocated to a device that no longer exists which ...
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SBS 2011 Backups showing non-existent drive as unsuccessful

I have a client using SBS 2011 and the backup job for the server is showing that the C, D & E drive backups are fine but a fourth drive is unsuccessful. It doesn't list the name in a standard way ...
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Email Being Blocked Being Sent in Own Domain

I'm getting a server when I try to send an email - within my own domain. The error: Your message wasn't delivered due to a permission or security issue. It may have been rejected by a moderator, the ...
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How can I get lower-case email addresses through an address policy?

We use %g.%s@contoso.com as our template in an email address policy. This results in my email address Oliver.Salzburg@contoso.com, but I want oliver.salzburg@contoso.com. How do I get the address in ...
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need to install powershell 4 on SBS 2011

A requirement of a software out office uses is PowerShell 4. The server is Windows Small Business Server 2011. According to http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/21016.how-to-...
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Dell Server Refuses to load drivers, or detect image/RAID

I have a Dell Poweredge T110 2, with a Perc H200 raid controller and running SBS2011. Recently one of the disks in the non-OS raid began to die, so we thought we'd upgrade to larger disks, so I ...
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Small Business Essentials 2011 restore from backup

I have a SBS Essentials 2011 Premium Edition that has experienced a hdd failure. No original install disks to be had and no emergency boot disk. There is, however an external backup drive that ...
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VPN stop working - can't reach local resources

Masters, I have no more hair on my head, so please help to fix... Topology: - Standalon Windows 2008R2 Server with RRAS - dhcp relay agent - SBS2011 Many years this works fine. Few day ago ...
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How can I recover 'missing' storage on a non-system volume?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with several RAID-1 volumes. One of the volumes has a large amount, several hundred gigabytes (about 1/3rd of the volume) that is unaccounted for. WinDirStat shows it ...
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RADIUS servers at different sites (member servers at each site) - roles on each server

I have successfully set up a Windows Server SBS 2011 RADIUS server and it works well with our DrayTek router to authenticate domain joined workstations to our office wireless (so that only trusted ...
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Restoring SBS 2011 backup files without another server?

A small businesses has a Windows Small Business Server 2011 server and uses the SBS Console to make backups to external drives to be stored off-site. How do you restore files from these external ...
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No 'locked for editing' message for an excel file on a network share

I get no 'locked for editing' message when accessing an excel spreadsheet file on a network share (Windows SBS 2011 Standard) even though the file is open by a different user on a different ...
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Windows SBS2011 Remote Web Access, access denied

An internal network of a workplace that I manage is changing its servers from SBS 2011 up to Full Server 2012 R2, so I am decommissioning the SBS 2011 slowly (can´t remove it completely, some legacy ...
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How to find DNS settings for all workstations on AD network?

A photocopier vendor I we work with for one of our customers, who has a background in IT networking, was on-site had an issue and discovered that the DNS settings on a particular workstation on the ...
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Installing Windows SBS 2011 Proliant on another Proliant server

I have an unused copy of SBS 2011 Standard which was never installed on the HP Proliant server it came with. Question is, am I able to install this on a another HP Proliant server? On the product key ...
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Remote desktop Gateway on SBS 2011 service will not stay running

Our SBS 2011 server has been up several years now, and working properly with RWW, OWA, and Remote Desktop Gateway. We use the Internal Website (SharePoint) for a few company information Documents, and ...
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How do I remove exchange from SBS 2011 and continue all other SBS functionality?

I recently moved my client to Office 365 from SBS 2011. All is stable now. They wish to continue using all the other functions of SBS i.e. Remote Web Workspace, SharePoint Calendars, TS Gateway. ...
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Exchange 2010 RPC Client Access service won't start

Exchange 2010 RPC Client Access service won't start after installing SP3 + Update Rollup 10. Host is SBS Server 2011. Have tried multiple fixes on the web but without luck: Setting the Microsoft ...
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Exchange 2010 Public folder

I've been having a problem for the last few days with a client we have just started providing support for. Bit of history, client was hit with Cryptolocker virus, and through trying to restore ...
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Windows Update GPO not applying 'Empty' on client computers SBS 2011

I have a Windows Update Group Policy that is not applying to the Client PCs. The policy is created in the Domain local policy list under Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows ...
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enable built-in adminstrator account on SBS2011

In an attempt to uninstall Exchange 2010 I removed some mailboxes (before I would then remove the DB's), but in doing so, it looks like I've removed the AD administration account - named sbsadmin. It ...
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LDAP troubleshooting

We have a Windows SBS 2011 which sometimes responds slowly to access requests. I'm troubleshooting performance issues fro a while, and now i want to know if there is any problem with the AD, LDAP ...
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SBS 2011 Premium Add-on Licencing After migration to Windows 2012 Standard

We are currently running an SBS 2011 Standard Server(A). We have Premium Add-on Licence and have installed SQL server on the same SBS 2011 Server. We have installed Windows 2008 R2 Standard on another ...
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Windows Process Activation service fails to start with error code 50

After a series of brown outs, our battery backup gave up and our server was powered off unexpectedly. Among other problems, this caused our WAS service to fail to start with error code 50. A lot of ...
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Migrated SBS 2003 to SBS 2011 and my Outlook clients didn't get the new server name

Source server is SBS 2003, called sbs Destination server is SBS 2011, called sbs11 Everything ran swimmingly, the migration went well. However, when my users log into Outlook, the Exchange address ...
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Windows Server slow shared folder access

We have a Windows Small Business Server 2011 which acts as an Active Directory, DNS, Exchange and File server. (Update: and SQL server as well) More than 2 times a day the server becomes slow to ...
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Dell PowerEdge T410 - How do I build additional 3 drive Raid 5 and keep SBS 2011 running?

Dell PowerEdge T410 / Dell PERC 6/i 3 x 1TB SATA in Raid 5 array split as 2 drives (Drive 0  C: 128GB E:1847GB) (Drive 1  D: 20GB) Currently running SBS 2011 Standard. I would just ...
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Exchange 2010 delays messages

I've got a problem with an Exchange 2010 server runnnig on Windows SBS 2011. Some emails are stuck in the queue and they get one of these errors: 451 Timeout waiting for client input 421 4.4....
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What's the proper way to uninstall Exchange Server 2010 from Small Business Server 2011 Standard?

Last year I did uninstall Exchange Server from a Windows 2008 server and it didn't go well. After I was finished, the users couldn't log in anymore. I had to recreate all the users 1 by 1. Luckily ...
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Migrating emails from Exchange (2010/SBS2011) to Office 365

After spending several weeks and reading many different guides, I just have not been able to come up with a solution other than to use a third party tool and I would be greatful if someone can help me ...
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Event 4625 Audit Failure NULL SID failed network logons

In 3 separate systems, the following event is being logged many times (between 30 to 4,000 times a day depending on the system) on the domain controller server: An account failed to log on. Subject: ...
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Windows SBS 2011 - Have Exchange send via Office365?

I have Windows SBS 2011. As you know, Exchange 2010 is built in to this. Some time ago, I have started using Office 365 for email. In a perfect world, I would uninstall Exchange 2010, but this cannot ...
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SBS 2011, second domain controller - make RODC?

I have an SBS 2011 domain at a single site. I had previously added a second domain controller for redundancy (including DNS) so that when the SBS server needs rebooting the network is uninterrupted. ...
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Third party getting access to industrial machine on network

I need to allow an outside company to get access to an industrial machine that is on the internal network of our company. The network setup is a Cisco router that is owned and controlled by our IP (...
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New files in old Microsoft Exchange Mailbox Database folder

Our office is currently running on SBS 2011 Standard x64, on this server we have Microsoft Exchange 2010 and a virtual environment in which Terminal Server is running. I have been advised that to ...
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C Drive keeps filling up and stopping mail flow

Setup Windows SBS 2011 Exchange 2010 I have an issue where the C drive will not stop filling up despite the fact that both the Exchange database and WSUS directory are on a separate drive. This is ...
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How to remove a user account in Windows SBS 2011 but still deliver mails to another user?

I have a user account (let's call him "Joe") in Windows SBS 2011 which should be deleted. But the email address associated with Joe's account should then belong to another user (let's call him "Jack")....
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Workstations connected to SBS 2011 can not connect to “http://connect/” and are getting frequently disconnected or kicked off of the shared drives

Small Office, there are 7 computers and a server running SBS 2011. 2 workstations are not currently bound to the server, because after recently reinstalling windows 7 on them, it was discovered that ...
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Virtual PC/Server software intalled on SBS 2011 Essentials that hosts other Windows OS?

I'd like to know if anyone else has successfully installed Oracle Virtual Box, VMware Workstation, or Virtual PC 2007 software on SBS 2011 Essentials that hosts other Windows OS without causing any ...
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When user creates folders they aren't created on the NAS

I've got a peculiar problem with one of my users. Often when the user creates folders on the NAS, she can see the folders on her own workstation. She can also access and browse these folders, but she ...