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You cannot have more than one SBS on a domain. If you need an additional server you should purchase a full Windows Server SKU. How should you decide if SBS is the right choice? You can have only one SBS server and only one domain Source


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The cause of this problem is that in EU countries (and certain other TLDs outside the USA), nameserver records are typically cached for more than 1 day. SBS2008 has a cap on the maximum time that it will allow nameserver records to be cached, which defaults to 1 day. This default works fine in the USA but When the .uk and .eu records become stale, they are ...


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You have some misconceptions here. I'll try to answer your questions while dealing with those: SBS does not and never has limited you to a single domain controller. It limits you to a single copy of SBS being run on the network. While you are migrating, it allows you to have both of the SBS servers on the same network. After 21 days, your old SBS server ...


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Welcome to the wonderful world of SBS. Recommended requirements for RAM = 10GB... and it REQUIRES a minimum of 8gb. (according to Microsoft.) for a good reason. It's not a fine-tuned well-oiled machine... it's very sloppy, bloated, and has everything under the sun bundled together. The more RAM you can throw at that box... the better. Unfortunately, ...


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Autodiscover is a means to help simplify the configuration of remote Outlook installations and mobile devices to use Exchange. Microsoft's verbose documentation about this feature is here. The easiest approach to get over the autodiscover hurdle is to create a public DNS A Record for autodiscover.mydomain.com that points to your SBS server's IP address. ...


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First off, for a mail environment that small, I'd suggest that you probably don't want to do a co-existence migration, but more likely a cutover. It'll avoid a lot of PITA and extra work to just get the new environment stood up, transfer your data and cutover your MX records, DNS, gateway settings, etc. Secondly, a smarthost is used in mail migrations to ...


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You're fine to use the functionality you've always used in "Active Directory Users and Computers" to make the changes you want. The "friendly" administration tool should always be used, wherever possible, but in this case you'd have no choice but to break out the "real" tools. The product isn't tremendously different from Windows Server 2008 R2 underneath, ...


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Have you tried using the following registry value? This usually works with integrated authentication (not basic/forms authentication). Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WebClient\Parameters Value: AuthForwardServerList Type: Multi-string Refer to the following document for more information: Prompt for Credentials When ...


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I assume you are looking for a server solution and not a SAAS product, otherwise this question would be offtopic. Sparkleshare is an open source software that could satisfy your needs. But I would recommend just using rsync to mirror to a remote server that has the bandwidth you require. You can set up this system in minutes and it does everything you ...


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You're looking at the wrong set of properties. In ADD&T right click the "root" object, not the "domain" object, select properties, and add the UPN suffix.


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This is what I ended up doing: setting the server application cache for the .NET AppPools to a low value (5 MB) by setting the privateBytesLimit parameter in the web.config at %WINDIR%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\<version>\Config as suggested in this answer: <configuration> <system.web> <caching> <cache ...


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If you don't need Exchange and/or SQL Server, SBS is the wrong choice. With SBS you essentially get all the main Microsoft products at a much lower price than the full retail price of all of them together, but still at a higher price than a simple Standard license of Windows Server; and it comes with big limits on the number of users and servers you can have ...


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HP have the drivers you're looking for. I googled: "hp ml350 g6 ipmi driver windows" Top Link, then head down to "Driver - Lights-Out Management" and download the drivers from there. You should probably install all the relevant drivers for the hardware you've got. You should know which hardware you've got, you must have ordered it at some point ;) I ...


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Thanks to the pointers provided by Mark Henderson, I finally nailed this one. I had to change two objects in EMS: Set-WebServicesVirtualDirectory -identity "ourserver\ews (Default Web Site)" ` -InternalUrl https://support.ourdomain.au/EWS/Exchange.asmx ` -ExternalUrl https://support.ourdomain.au/EWS/Exchange.asmx Set-ClientAccessServer -identity ...


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Check if the database cache is taking up the memory (and not releasing it for some reason) using the perfmon Exchange "Database cache size" counter. If so, try limiting the cache sizes by setting msExchESEParamCacheSizeMin/msExchESEParamCacheSizeMax values in the InformationStore Active Directory object's properties as described in this blog. If it is not ...


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All fingers point at SQL Server, which is doing a lot of reads. It would seem that your disk literally can't satisfy the demand for data. Assuming you are using RAID 1 (plain old mirroring) as opposed to RAID 0+1 (striping and mirroring), I'd suggest that you add an additional array and associated logical drive. Then move your SQL Server .MDB and .LDF ...


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The Surface Pro isn't any different than a Windows laptop in this example. You probably don't have Windows 8 or 8.1 patches synchronized to WSUS, so there are no updates for them on your server.


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If they truly were domain-joined and were simply renamed, that's been updated in AD. You're probably just looking at a stale view. Try refreshing your view or opening/closing whatever app you're using to view AD. (There may also be a replication delay if you have multiple Domain Controllers.) Incidentally, the best idea you're going to hear is to not let ...


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HopelessN00b is correct, AD should automatically update. It is possible that the computer object is now in a different OU than where you expect it to be, and thus, you're unable to find it. Try this: In Active Directory Users and Computers, select View | Advanced Features. Make sure this is checked. Select Action | Find. Change the Find: drop down to ...


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Well, I would absolutely not attempt to migrate an SBS 2011 to Server 2008, even if it wasn't a Domain Controller. So, don't try that. But, what your customer wants can be done. Just don't try to do it directly. Basically, you want to add a second Domain Controller to the domain, and then get rid of the SBS server as a Domain Controller. (Before ...


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Unfortunately this is not possible in SBS. Windows SBS 2011 Standard does not support the use of language interface packs (LIP) or multilingual user interface (MUI) packs. You will have to reinstall it in the appropriate language.


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I think that the term "SQL Injection" is leading you astray here. What they're actually describing is a XSS (Cross-Site Scripting) attack. You can read about this specific vulnerability here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd565635%28v=vs.85%29.aspx Basically, http:///owa/?P=+ADwscript+ AD4alert(42)+ADw/ script+AD4 is somewhere returning the ...


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I feel stupid after figuring this one out, but it's obscure enough that it's worth posting the answer in case someone else has the problem. At some point in the past, while attempting to fix another DNS issue, I had modified the registry key for the DNS service to include a PublishAddresses parameter that included the address in question. Once I modified ...


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I wouldn't remove it, personally. I never have, simply from a philosophical perspective. I'm fine disabling things but I don't hasten to remove them. In the same way that I never make changes to the "Default Domain Policy" and "Default Domain Controllers" policy I try to avoid making changes that are difficult to reverse and that would make a machine ...


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You can have the second SBS server on the same physical LAN, just not in the same domain. So build/rebuild the 2003 SBS as a new AD domain in your existing LAN. Don't confuse "network" with "AD domain". It's a great idea if they're the same/overlapping, but in this situation, this is what will work best for you if you don't have the money to do this ...


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I don't know that you'll be locked out, but that doesn't mean I'd recommend it. Exchange and the other services on your SBS box will likely have an epic fit if you rename them. Renaming an Exchange server is not supported, according to this. As for renaming the domain, it's not supported with Exchange 2007 and 2010 (SBS 2011 comes with Exchange 2010). ...


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You should provide the /d option to give a reason for the shutdown in advance. You can get a list of the reasons available to you by running shutdown /? in a terminal. However, given your scenario I'd use shutdown /r /f /d p:4:1 for "Application maintenance (Planned)".


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The only sane, sensible course of action is to back up and verify all your data before trying anything like this, just in case. And if you're going to do that then you might as well go ahead and delete the old RAID array afterwards, and create a new one that is configured the way you want it to be. It's boring but if you do anything properly it's just about ...


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Today is just not my day. If I had read my dcdiag closely: NETLOGON Service is paused on [EPPINGSBS2011] Un-paused the service, and hey presto, everybody is happy. Now - to find out why it was paused in the first place.


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There is no longer a license manager in SBS 2008. It is totally on the honor system. If you get audited you need to supply a manually created list detailing how you have each of your CALs provisioned, but there is no hard data to show. EDIT: Concerning the question "Do you per chance know the definition of 'simultaneous users'?" I'm hesitant to give out ...



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