Microsoft Windows Small Business Server is a line of server operating systems targeted at small businesses by bundling the operating system with a number of other Microsoft products that would normally need to be purchased or licensed separately. Probably the most notable inclusions are Exchange, ...

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Move email off Small Business Server to Google Apps, retain other SBS functions?

Recently, an in-house Microsoft Small Business Server 2011 was installed where I work. Unfortunately, our buildings have a bad electrical power supply and we suffer frequent outages. We have a large ...
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Exchange 2003 Defrag is too slow

I have a Exchange database that has been cleaned out and a lot of space freed up. I would like to defrag the database using eseutil, but it is taking too long. I've tried moving the files to my ...
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“Invalid product key” for Windows SBS 2011 on IBM x3200 M3?

We are trying to install Windows SBS 2011 (Czech) on the new IBM x3200 M3 machine. The ServerGuide v9.0 finished correctly and asked for the Windows SBS instalation DVD (OEM). After asking the usual ...
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SMTP, IMAP, and Web Issues on SBS 2003

We just started having issues as of last night. Basically, all was good until I tried to add a users account to someones phone. It wasn't working and then noticed some activesync errors on the box. ...
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Remote Web Workplace for Windows Server

I need to perform a transition from a Windows Server 2008 SBS domain to a "regular" Windows Server 2008 R2 domain with Exchange. One SBS-specific feature users are relying on is Remote Web Workplace. ...
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Can't connect to my server using remote desktop connection [closed]

When I try to communicate with my server using remote desktop from my home computer I get following message: http://i.stack.imgur.com/smInJ.jpg But when I go to work, and use any computer in my work ...
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Exchange 2007 Receive E-Mail for other Domains

My organisation has Exchange 2007 e-mail server, and now, we want to host e-mail service for other organisation (neworg.com) I added new Authoritative Active Domain neworg.com, but when adding a new ...
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SBS Active directory local administrator

I have SBS 2008 installed on the network. Every computer on network is joined to a domain. I want to grant local admin privileges to one computer so that the computer will stay in the domain, but ...
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Users getting 'flooded' with not read notifications (NRNs) for old emails and meeting requests

I'm being placed under quite a lot of pressure from senior management over a relatively trivial issue. Basically the vast majority of users are complaining that they receive not read notifications ...
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Fast, but extremely spikey network transfers

Here is a picture that perfectly describes my situation: Is there some way I can smooth this transfer out to be near 90% usage by increasing a buffer somewhere? It seems like windows grabs a chunk ...
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How do I adjust the Microsoft Small Business Server email spam protection filters?

How can I get the Exchange in SBS to be less strict in filtering spam? Most clients emails go directly into the spam folder.
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SBS 2008, Exchange 2007, Certificate error

there's an sbs2008&exchange2007, client is Outlook2010 It's all running with a subdomain (ex. mail.company.com) so the "sites" are reachable under mail.company.com. the certificate is ...
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USB soundcard driver requirements

I realized that I will need a soundcard on the server to support sound using the remote desktop client. Should soundcards work which support Windows 7? Our server runs Windows 2011 Small Business ...
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How can I trick SBS 2011 into allowing me to assign a UPN alias so users can logon as user@domain.com

How can I trick SBS 2011 into allowing me to assign a UPN alias so users can logon as user@domain.com See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/243629/en-us But on SBS I only have a 'General', 'Trusts', ...
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Prevent second administrator on SBS 2003 from disabling or changing password for builtin Administrator

I am training a new administrator and I have created an Assistant Administrator account in the Domain Admins group. However, as a measure of security, I would like to prevent him from locking-out ...
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Sharepoint 2010 is Missing Administration Search Function / Dependencies

Microsoft Small Business Server 2011 Sharepoint 2010 I have missing server side dependencies. I click on the link to see what is going on and After doing some research I find that if I go to the ...
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Solutions for an “inconvenient” or incorrect server name in SBS 2011

Our customer is requesting that we change the name of their new SBS 2011 server. Obviously this is not possible, or at least not recommended. I've told them that it would not be worth the effort to ...
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Event ID 8021 The browser was unable to retrieve a list of servers from the browser master

We have a LAN where workstations are randomly losing network connectivity for brief moments of time. The workstations can also take a long time to login to the domain. During our troubleshooting we ...
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Windows server virtual machine [closed]

What does it mean to install a virtual machine on window server? Thanks
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Migrate SBS2008 to Server 2008 R2

I help out with the IT work at the church I attend. We currently have Windows Small Business Server 2008 set up. It is being used for domain authentication/security, DNS, Folder redirection, ...
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LicenseService changes itself from disabled to automatic and starts up service

I have Windows SBS 2003 which has LicenseService (llssrv.exe) in services running. As per Microsoft recommendation I disabled this service and stopped it just to notice it's Started again and set to ...
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Exchange - Memory Pages per Second Bursting

I just started monitoring an Exchange server (SBS 2003) using Zabbix yesterday, and during the night I received several alerts for the Memory Pages per Second indicator acting bursty and jerky: ...
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Group Policy Settings Not Applying

I have Microsoft Small Business Server 2011 and when creating a GPO for my SBSComputers the settings do not apply. For instance I have enabled Verbose vs normal status messages in the Group Policy ...
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Can I activate a Windows Server Trial using an OEM key? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I am currently running a trial of SBS 2011 Essentials that has expired. Most of the results I see for SBS 2011 on ...
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How to massively remove many users on Windows Small Business Server 2003?

I want to massively remove all users from my Windows Small Business Server 2003 installation except Administrator and Guest. They are too many to remove them one-by-one. It takes a lot of time. Is ...
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Small Business Needs Active Directory

Currently the small business has about 10 computers 1 FreeNas Server and 10 employees. Until their recent move into a new office they have each had their own computer with local accounts. However ...
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What drive spindal speed should I be using for video streaming? [closed]

I want to use a Netgear ReadyNAS 2100 to store and stream H264/MPEG4 videos. Each video differs in size, but ranges from a few hundred MB to a few GB. On average, each video will be 500MB in size and ...
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Share documents in SBS 2008

Does Windows Small Business Server 2008 has a solution to share (create, update, save) local documents via http? Something like google docs.. Thanks
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Possible to audit newly added Exchange 2007 ActiveSync devices?

We have a client who would like to be notified when a new ActiveSync device is added. My thoughts are that this is not possible but I would like to confirm.
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What's the best way to allow read/write/modify rights and block delete rights on Win SBS 2003?

I'm looking for a way to prevent accidental deletion of folders and files on a Windows SBS 2003 box. The scenario is a DATA folder that all users currently have all rights except for "Full Control", ...
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Simple OpenVPN setup on Windows Server 2003 SBS with RRAS

I am trying to set up the most basic VPN configuration with OpenVPN. The server is Windows Server 2003 SBS. A typical client system is Windows 7 Professional. The server has two physical NICs (WAN ...
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Prevent Spammers from using my SMTP Queue in Server 2003

I am running Exchange on an installation of SBS 2003 and I have recently run into a problem where random spam queues began showing up in my SMTP queues. I was first alerted to it because my antivirus ...
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cannot open local files synchronized by sharepoint workspaces

I have a client who is using SharePoint on Small Business Server 2011 to store a large collection of .png files. He is then using SharePoint workspaces to synchronize the files back to his ...
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Can't find how to remove forwarding

I have inherited a SBS2003 server from another tech. He created a user named Customer Service, and somehow configured mail sent to this account to be forwarded to 2 internal users, lets call them ...
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WSS Search fills 10 GB limit on SBS server 2011

I've got a SBS Server 2011 Standard SP1 that isn't very busy. 2 Users local and 2 remote. We have sharepoint that has maybe a dozen small documents at most. I've just started getting the following ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium on Small Business Server 2003. What is the disadvantage of not using Pro?

As a volunteer, I look after the office computers at a small private school. We have Small Business Server 2003 and about ten desktops. Nearly all the desktops are XP Pro and are joined to the domain. ...
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How to configure my SBS 2008 server to support Co-authoring of Word documents

My organization is using a SBS 2008 server for managing our file-system. As far as I understand it comes with SharePoint installed on it, although it is currently not in use. We have got office 2010 ...
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Recover encrypted file

I am running SBS Server 2011. I encrypted a text file file1 and placed it under the documents folder in the user profile of user1. Now I accidentally removed user1's account when I was ...
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Replacing an SBS2003 server with an existing w2k8 server

I have this old SBS2003 server. Over time, I've replaced Exchange, Sharepoint and all the other SBS services with other services. This SBS is no longer being used as SBS. This server is about seven ...
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Exchange 2007 Mailbox inaccessible

Bit of an odd one this, I've come back after a week off and my Exchange mailbox is completely inaccessible. The rest of the staff (20 or so) are all fine, but I cant connect to mine using either: My ...
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Server hosting on Comcast - Would they do anything for a small server?

I'm setting up a web server for a small business, and the only ISPs in our area are Comcast (15MBPS upstream) and Qwest (90KBPS upstream). Qwest seems completely unbearable as a choice for server ...
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IPv6 in a Small Business

I’ve been tasked to identify a new server and IT equipment for the company I work for (employees <20). I’m looking at getting a SBS 2011 Standard box. My Question is: Apart from ensuring that our ...
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Why is the Active Directory security setting for “Write Personal Information” automatically reset?

In my Small Business Server 2003 environment, I would like to be able to have users manage their own delegate permissions for their Exchange mailboxes. By default, the Outlook delegate feature will ...
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Server 2003 - Default installation of SharePoint throws javascript error 'undefined' is null or not an object

I have been handed a server that has a fresh installation of small business server 2003. SharePoint has been installed, and it is a completely fresh copy (no changes made) I know for a fact that ...
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Windows SBS 2008 - Applying user restrictions

I have a SBS2008 server and I need to restrict program access on a per group basis, see below for the view from Active Directory. How do I go about restricting the User's in the group "Advisors With ...
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New SBS 2011 Drive configuration question

I am about to purchase a new server as follows: Dell T610 2 x Xeon 2.53Ghz processors 16GB RAM Perc H700 w/ 1GB Non Volatile RAM 8 x 300GB 15K SAS Hard drives Small Business Server 2011 This will ...
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Sending Mail From Second Domain

I have a Windows SBS 2008 server, on which I have setup 2 domain names. I have tested that I can send out on both. Some users have email addresses attached to both domains, ie: JohnSmith@domainA.com ...
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Changing the the hostname (remote.ex.com) for Exchange and Remote Workplace in SBS 2011

Appearantly Small Business Server insists on using remote.yourcompany.com for the virtual directories/connection points for Exchange, OWA and Remote Workplace. However, if my trusted SSL certificate ...
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Ideal technology stack for Drupal 6 in Windows Server 2008R2

My background is predominantly Linux-based servers, with which I can configure anything however I want. However, I'm building a Drupal6 site for a client, who (despite my warnings) wishes to self-host ...
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Windows Server Backup - Mounted Directories

If I want to back up only the C: for use in a bare metal recovery, does Windows Server Backup also back up the contents of directories used as a mount point? I have a few directories that are used as ...