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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Fault tolerant server structure for the smallest of businesses

I'm trying to figure out what to do for a small business that has been plagued by ridiculous hardware problems. Right now, this business runs on five or six desktop machines; no server infrastructure ...
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Deploy Spark IM to all Computer In Domain

I would like to deploy the Spark IM client to all of the servers in my Domain from me Small Business Server. What would be a good way to do this?
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Source Server does not meet minimum requirements for migration - SBS2003 to SBS 2008

I am migrating SBS 2003 to SBS 2008. I have followed the 81 page microsoft guidelines here: ...
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Exchange Server - How to Set Up

I've been tasked with getting a Microsoft Exchange server set up here at my job. Here's what I need the end result to be: - DHCP Handled by our SonicWALL appliance - Our existing DNS servers used - ...
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Unable To Relay

I have a 2003 Windows SBS that I have just setup users POP Connectors to get their mail into the Exchange 2003 Server (on the same box). I am able to receive email fine, but can't send email out with ...
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75 Gig Limit with Exchange 2003 Standard [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Exchange mailboxes are reaching their limit what can I do? Hi Guys I am used to managing small installs of Exchange, however we have had an influx of new starters here ...
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Windows SBS 2K8 and VPN

We need a VPN for our office so people can connect and access files, etc. Currently we have a Netgear router with VPN capability but Netgear's ProShare VPN client (as far as I can tell) doesn't ...
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Forwarding Contact's Mail when Delivery Options is Missing

I'm trying to set up a contact in SBS 2003 Exchange so that an external party can have an internal email address which auto-forwards to them. All the web examples I can find point to a very straight ...
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Unable to connect to sharedfax error

EDITED: I'm running Windows SmallBusinessServer 2000 on a machine with a 56k modem for sending outgoing faxes via the Microsoft Shared Fax Service. I also have a Windows 2003 Enterprise server ...
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What are the Best Practices and tools for managing Windows Desktops from a Linux sever?

I know this is a loaded question! What are the best ways to manage Windows (2000, XP, Vista, 7) workstation from a centralized Linux server? I would like to replace the fuctionality of Windows Domain ...
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Multiple computers in SBS domain that need a Remote Desktop Connection with a sub domain

I've been searching the internet for a while for this answer. I have a bunch of computers that are part of a small business server domain and would like to be able to connect to each one individually ...
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What antivirus software is recommended for Windows Server and Small Business Server? [closed]

I wounder what antivirus software is recommended for a Windows Server 2008 or a Small Business Server 2008. I would like to have one that: Is easy to maintain. Has good performance I don't need ...
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Windows SBS 2008 and DNS issues

We have a windows 2008 SBS, roughly every couple of days no machine on the network can access sites such as google/msn/bbc etc. Its solved easily by rebooting the DNS on the server, however this ...
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Resources for a new SysAdmin? (Emphasis on Windows SBS, Exchange, networking and general SysAdmin info) [closed]

I've recently taken over management of a Windows 2003 Small Business Server and network for a small, less than ten person company. I have some (antiquated) sysadmin experience, but I've little ...
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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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Always a path to the internet even in Windows SBS is off

is it possible to have a configuration in a Windows 2003 SBS environment where in the event that the SBS box crashed/turned off/ or is being worked on that there can still exist a path to the internet ...
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System File Missing

I have Windows SBS 2008 R2 use it as file server and i missing some system32 file, so i need to repair it but I don't know how repair/restore this file. Can anyone help me? Thanks
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Can SBS2003 Monitoring and Reporting service work without Exchange?

we have an SBS2003 server. Recently I decided to switch to hmailserver as i feel it's better than exchange 2003, so i disabled it. Of course i don't receive the Monitoring and Reporting emails from my ...
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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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It is possible to use the Exchange 2010 web client with an Exchange 2007 mail server?

We are evaluating our options to upgrade our Windows SBS 2003 server. We are considering Windows SBS 2008, which comes with Exchange 2007 and an extra Windows Server 2008 Standard license. If we ...
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MS Word - Keeps requesting user to save Normal template

We have Small Business Server 2008 setup on a couple of our clients networks and we have the following issue. Whenever they logon, Microsoft word automatically opens and requests them to save their ...
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How not to send all traffic over SBS connection?

My girlfriend uses SBS Connection Manager to connect to her company's network. The problem is that the internet connection is überslow at work, so she wants to use the home internet connection to surf ...
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Exchange 2007 automatically adding IP to block list

This puzzled me. We have all mail directed to an ISP's spam filter, then delivered to SBS 2008 Exchange. One of the ISP's IP numbers suddenly appeared in the ES2007 block list, set to expire in 24 ...
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How to repair a damage transaction log file for Exchange 2003

Yesterday we had a power failure and the UPS did not work (it has worked perfect before). Everything seem to be ok when I started all the servers again except of the mail, when I try to mount the ...
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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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How to reset time on a Win 2003 Small Business Server Client

I setup a Win 2003 Small Business Server client without setting the correct time. When the user later changed the time on the workstation he was unable to logon. A message is instead displayed ...
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Can not log in to a new install BES 5.0.1 on Server 2008 with SQL 2005

Full install of Blackberry Enterprise Server 5.0.1 Install completes OK but can not login to BES admin server Login or Password error all of the checks are OK on install server is a member server on ...
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Exchange Server 2007 Forwarding Circles

I asked a question quite a while ago about two members of an organization who wanted to receive all of each other's emails, and yet maintain seperate mailboxes. (so all emails to mike@company get sent ...
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Sql Server 2008 with Small Business Server external connector license [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Is it possible to license Microsoft Small Business Server and add an external connector license to be able to use ...
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SBS 2008 Email Distrubition Groups - Permissions

is it possible to limit the email addresses that use an Email Distribution Email group? For example: Person A - Send emails to Group B saying the office is closed due to bad weather. Group B: ...
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Send Incoming Email to Multiple Mailboxes

I have a bit of an interesting email situation I'm trying to set up for a small business, that is probably far from normal, but I'm hoping someone can send me along the right path. Suppose I have two ...
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Low Cost Image Based Backup of SBS [closed]

I have a small business customer who needs a solution similar to Acronis's SBS Server backup. Essentially, I would like image based differential backups to be performed nightly to the external drive ...
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Publishing an Excel spreadsheet using Microsoft SBS 2008 to a web page that is viewable by mobile phones (not necessarily smart phones) [closed]

I am getting well out of my “superuser” depth here and would love some support. At work we have an Excel workbook (*.xls format circa Office 2003) which maintains our “engineers” timesheet. This ...
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How secure is ISA Server 2000

We have a small office using ISA Server 2000, previously this was connected to the internet through another firewall provided by the business park we are at, but soon will be connected directly to the ...
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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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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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SBS DC DNS entries going missing?

I've been looking at a problem on a friends SBS (2003) server where the client PC's aren't able to connect to the server with a variety of errors reported. Checking the server itself the only ...
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Windows server 2003 Not Responding

I have a windows server 2003 smbs that was working a couple of days ago but now is not. The server will not respond to pings on local network as well as request for remote desktop as well as looking ...
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Recommended hardware for SOHO/small-team?

I need to choose a server that can be used either by a single-user and scale up to four people, ie. not corporate stuff, although it has to be dependable, affordable, compact and quiet. The OS will ...
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Windows domains, 2003 SBS, Exchange and AD in multiple sites/locations

We're currently running Win2K3 SBS as the domain controller with an additional Win2K3 server for hosting files and not really doing much else. We are probably looking at expanding to other offices 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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SSL for Exchange 2003 SMTP

I have a number of clients on Small Business Server 2003, which includes Exchange Server 2003. A few of them have AT&T as their ISP. In an effort to avoid losing email send abilities due to ...
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Routing and Remote access rule not being applied internally (Windows SBS)

I have a Microsoft Small Business Server. I have pointed an external domain name to the external fixed IP address for the server. In routing and remote access I have defined a service for our ...
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Need advice on SBS 2008: Premium or Standard? WSS and/or MOSS?

we are going to get a SBS 2008 server (Standard) to handle file sharing, exchange etc in my company. We will most likely also use Sharepoint services on the server. The SBS is presented as an ...
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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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SBS2003 R2 - certificates

I get a log error OAL GENERATOR 9323. Seems some users have invalid certificates, however, when opening the tab in the user properties under the Global Adress lists preview option. Active directory ...
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Migrate SharePoint 2.0 on Small Business Server 2003 to SharePoint 3.0 on Windows Server 2008

We need to migrate Windows SharePoint Services 2.0, running on Windows Small Business Server 2003, to Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, running on Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition. Does anyone ...
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How to cleanly leave Windows 2008 Small Business Server Active Directory

I recently set up SBS 2008 and joined the Active Directory on my Vista Machine with the plan of having more computers on the network. That worked fine. However, plans have changed and I still only ...
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Bad ARP Cache static entries

I have a weird issue that popped up on our network. Once or twice a week a user (it's always a different user) would complain about not being able to communicate to our Small Business Server 2003 ...
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Outlook user is sending multiple calendar invites to recipients

This only appears to be affecting one user, but this user sends a calendar invite, then starts sending multiple invites there after. We are using Exchange SBS, with the user using Outlook 2007, also ...