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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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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Can't connect to computer via SBS2011 RWA

I've got an SBS 2011 Essentials server. Users a able to log on to Remote Web Access using their username and password. However, the trouble starts when a users attempts to log on remotely to his/her ...
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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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Renewing SBS2011 Exchange Self-Signed Certificate w/o changing home page in IE?

On a previous server when we used the built in SBS wizard to renew the certificate it worked, however it reset all of the computers on the domain's IE home page to companyweb. Is there a way to do ...
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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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SBS 2011 - Unable to register the MSExchangeAB RPC interface. Failed with the error code The endpoint is a duplicate (1740)

I am running SBS 2011, with all updates applied. I get the following error EventID 1008 Unable to register the MSExchangeAB RPC interface. Failed with the error code The endpoint is a duplicate ...
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Can't See Any Useful Info in SBS 2011 Windows Backup Logs

I have a number of logs in c:\windows\log\windowsserverbackup that follow the pattern wbadmin.*.etl. I have opened these files in the Event Log tool and can only see a large number of entries with ...
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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 ...
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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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w3wp.exe hogs memory

On a Small Business Server 2011 installation a whole number of w3wp.exe processes appear to be using a disproportional lot of memory. The SBS out-of-the-box installations comes with a total of 7 sites ...
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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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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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SBS 2011 “All GC's are down” after migration

I had an SBS 2008 server that was on its last legs, so I did a migration from SBS 2008 to SBS 2011. Everything was going great, until I got to the last step and did a dcpromo on the old SBS 2008 ...
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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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SBS2011 - exchange 2010 - NEw mailbox accounts not showing in list of pop3 connector

I have migrated a SBS2003 --> SBS2011 and configured the pop3 connector for all the migrated mailboxes, which works fine. But when I create any new accounts, they are not listed as available accounts ...
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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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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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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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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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Deny Folder Renaming

I have a folder in a shared network path which I want used as a template -- It contains many subfolders with naming conventions. This folder is meant for users to copy, and then rename their newly ...
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Domain joined PC not appearing in AD or SBS Console

So one of our clients users renamed their machine while it was domain joined. I thought maybe AD was intelligent enough to update (I'm fairly new to AD, an apprentice in fact!) but all that's happened ...
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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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What does SBS 2011 do “under the hood” when you give a user admin access?

I have been using Windows Server for many years now and when I have someone who needs local admin access over their machine, I apply it through group policy in a similar way to this answer. One of my ...
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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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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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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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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 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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SBS 2011 WSUS content

I have an SBS 2011 server, which is running as a VM on Hyper-V Server 2012 R2. As such, WSUS is up and running on it, which is fine. The issue is the WSUS content; the virtual server has two VHDX ...
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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 ...
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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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Exchange 2010 - User not receiving email from random outside users

i am sorry to bring this topic from the afterlife after all this time, but i have the Exact same situation with one of my clients. i was wondering if some one did manage to find a solution to this ...
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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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Windows server losing connectivity

A Windows Server 2008 R2 (SBS 2011 really) with Service Pack 1 started to expose a network connectivity problem all of a sudden which seems rather hard to debug: Occasionally (always during business ...
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DNS event ID 4000 on SBS 2011

We're getting the following event ID 4000 (Source: DNS) on a Windows SBS 2011 SP1 server: The DNS server was unable to open Active Directory. This DNS server is configured to obtain and use ...
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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 ...