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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New domain user is created against dismounted (wrong) mail box database

I have a dismounted mailbox database in my exchange 2010 server and my main mounted mailbox database. When I create a new domain account it creates their mailbox against the dismounted one. How can ...
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SBS2011 allow ActiveSync from remote subnets but disable OWA and SharePoint

I have an SBS2011 server, I need to allow ActiveSync (by forwarding 443 from the firewall to the server) but disable OWA and SharePoint when being accessed remotely (disable for any connections to ...
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New SBS2011 box not setting up Internet [closed]

A customer has asked for help with this, and given me remote access, and my Google searching is not helping. SU doesn't seem to have anyone available to help in chat currently, so I'm trying here. I ...
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New SBS 2011 installation (not migration) in an existing 2008 R2 domain

My current network setup has two servers: a Windows 2008 R2 with TMG 2010 as edge firewall (TMG server), a second 2008 R2 with DC, DNS and Hyper-V roles (DCDNS server). I was trying to install SBS ...
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SBS 2011: change display language for end user of the internal website?

I like to manage the SBS 2011 in English, but the clients require a different language for viewing the internal website, as well as OWA. I've been searching on the web, but according to the following ...
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Windows Server 2008 repair logonui.exe

I'm fairly certain some data on my server got corrupted and from a dialog box that popped up I think one of the things that got corrupted is logonui.exe I think this because while the server goes ...
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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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SBS 11 can't ping other computers in LAN, inbound connections are fine

I've following setup: SBS11 Server (192.168.5.2) Win 2008R2 Server with SQL (192.168.5.5) Various client computers (192.168.5.160-200) The issue is that I can ping the SBS11 Server from outside ...
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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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My e-mail is recognized as spam Microsoft Exchange server

E-mail of one user in my organization is recognized as spam. I looked up few things and I realized that my SPF record is v=spf +all. Do I have to change my spf record to something else like v=spf mx? ...
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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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Auto archive option missing from Outlook 2007 after installing Windows SBS 2011

I used to have an option against the folder properties called AutoArchive. I also had an option in the File menu called Archive. Since starting with a fresh install of SBS 2011 I no longer have this ...
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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 ...