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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Problem adding second domain controller to SBS 2008

Have an SBS 2008 server in one location, and want to add a backup domain controller at a different site. The two sites are linked by a VPN. New server is running Server 2008 R2, fully patched. At ...
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Sharepoint (WSS) - searching for column values - how?

I've created a document library in Sharepoint (SBS 2008/WSS 3.0). I did add a custom column (case #) to the list, and would like the users to be able to link to/search for documents with specific #'s. ...
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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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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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SBS 2003 Routing Faxes To Mailbox

I have a client who is having a problem with faxes routing to a mailbox. The server is SBS 2003, and the faxes are coming in fine to the faxes default folder. After some internet issues last week ...
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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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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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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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restoring a failed SBS 2000 box

I read a post where you had mentioned you have had a PERC card blow up on you in an SBS box... I've got a similar situation where one of my RAID drives failed and then the power supply failed before ...
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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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Accessing users documents on Server 2008

We have a Small Business Server 2008, with about 50 users currently. Occasionally the IT team need to access users documents in order to merge folders together (Due to staff leaving) or need to ...
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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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SBS 2008 Sharepoint Database good Memory Limit

I manage a small network running on Small Business Server 2008. Lately, the Sharepoint embedded database is getting out of control with its memory usage. I've got a total of 16 GB of RAM on this ...
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KB972455 Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2

My Small Business Server 2003 failed to install this update SP2 for WSUS3.0. The update is not available for rollback. WSUS 3.0 is not to be found in my software configscreen or startup menu. Some ...
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Switch from SBS 2011 Standard to Essentials

We have a server running SBS 2011 Standard with an eval. license which we had originally planned on purchasing, however, we now have decided we want to use Essentials instead. Will this switch be as ...
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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 ...
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Group policy not updating for user, corrupt profile?

I have 1 user on my SBS 2008 server that when logged in has no files in their documents/desktop etc. So the user's folders have not been redirected to the server. I tried to run gpupdate /forceto ...
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Configuring Nokia Mail for Exchange with SBS 2003

I know I will be told this belongs on Superuser, but I see more related questions here than there, so... We are running a Windows SBS 2003 Std SP2 server. I am trying to configure a user's Nokia E52 ...
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How can I route specific domain names to a specific server

We have 3 servers internally. - The first one (beluga) is our domain controller and file server. It has a DNS controller, but I don't know how to configure it correctly, and my boss don't want us to ...
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Exchange Server 2003 migrate to 2007

I've been given the task of migrating an Exchange server 2003 (built into Small Business Server 2003) and migrating it to a new server, which is running Small Business Server 2008. We only want to ...
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SBS 2008 - DNS Forwarders timing out

We have an SBS 2008 server that keeps losing connection to the internet approx 2-3 times a day. It's a simple setup, BT Business Broadband ADSL to a Wireless Zyxel router to the server. Clients ...
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watchguard xtm small business server 2003 installation guide

Does anyone have a recommended step-by-step for configuring a watchguard xtm for all of SBS 2003's services (e.g. Exchange, OWA, PPTP, SharePoint, Remote Web, Active Sync, etc)?
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Can you use SBS 2011 Sharepoint Foundation to collaborate with external users?

We are thinking about upgrading to SBS 2011. We would also like a way to collaborate with our external clients using Sharepoint Foundation, which is built into SBS 2011. Is this possible? I know in ...
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Web monitoring on SBS2003

Quick question, shouldn't Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 be able to report back on Web usage as well as email usage. I am currently getting a report back with all the email, flaws, memory usage ...
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WINS is installed under Add/Remove Windows Components, but the service doesn't show up under Services?

On a Windows Server 2003 for Small Business Server, the WINS server is installed under Add/Remove Windows Components, but the Windows Internet Naming Service doesn't show up in the Services list. Do ...
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Move Exchange Server

Anyone have a good link to the best way to move Exchange 2007/2010 off our SBS server onto its own server? Need the data and all to be moved. Exchange is sucking all the juice from our main SBS ...
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NETLOGON scripts not being executed

Each user on our new domain needs to have drives mapped according to a batch file. The problem is, I have a GPO rule set to execute the following command on all domain logins: ...
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SBS: Testing upgrade with trial versions?

We're planning to migrate from SBS 2003 to 2011 in a month or so, and I want to try out the upgrade process before I do it on the real server. I haven't bought the 2011 licence yet, but noticed that ...
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Should File Replication Services be running?

I have a network with one Windows 2003 Small Business Server. I get a journal wrap error after every reboot for the past week. I've seen the instructions on how to fix this, but before I do I'd like ...
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Changing Internet connection on ISA Server 2000

We are getting a new internet connection installed and will need to unplug the old one and connect this to our ISA Server 2000. Will this be a simple swap out job? We will be given a new ip, which i ...
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Remote Outlook Connect To SBS 2003

I have a client that has Windows SBS 2003. They currently have remote mail enabled, ie: mail.clientdomain.com.au/exchange prompts to accept to use the certificate, then allows them to use remote mail ...
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Need advice for small biz server upgrade

I'm trying to determine the best route for a server upgrade for the company I work for. We're growing and I'd like to get something that can grow with us. I have a flexible budget. We currently run ...
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Small Business File Server With 5 Remote Offices

I have 5 offices 2 having 10 employees each and the other 3 having 2 each. Each of my offices will be connected to each other with fortinet products (within the month). I want files to be locked ...
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SBS domain name choice

We are about to set up SBS 2011 at my small company < 10 users. My collaborator wants to name the SBS domain "example.local" . I'm of the opinion we should name the SBS domain "corp.example.com" ...
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Automatically forward a remote desktop connection to a new remote desktop connection?

Is there any way to automatically redirect users which connect to a SBS 2008 to another server using same credentials? For example, I’ve two servers: mainserver and applicationserver. There is not ...
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Can i have a Asterisk IP PBX Server Behind ISA 2000

Is it a simple procedure to configure ISA Server 2000 to allow an Asterisk IPPBX connect to SIP provider. On asterisk forums they say the ISA has difficulties handling SIP, softphones that i have ...
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Windows Server 2003 redirected folder permissions cannot be altered

I have a Windows SBS 2003 SP2 DC that is severely messed up. This system has 55 users and they are all using redirected "home" folders to "e:\Users Shared Folders" I need to backup the files in each ...
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Quick-one: Better Environment for Exchange 2010: Server 2008 R2 or SBS 2011 Standard?

This is a quick question: I want/need to set up a Exchange 2010 Server on my home server (mainly for testing but will be needed). I understand the downsides of hosting my mail on my dedicated ...
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Migrate Domain from Server 2008 R2 to Small Business Server 2011

I'm looking for some advice here, rather than the big how to do it I'm looking for what do to I have this home server, quad core and 4 GB of ram (I really can't afford more right now). With a Windows ...
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Secure remote SQL Server connections

I have a question. We develop client-server software using SQL Server on our clients networks. We are wanting to create a web portal that links into this SQL Server database but are unaware of the ...