Anyone with any definite ways to disable Sharepoint on SBS2011?

I can find no specific 'How To' or instructions on the Microsoft site, only mentions of it on technet without much other information.




I have a remote SBS2011 running Exchange servicing 5 users (2 of them full time) with huge performance issues (only 12GB RAM). I have restricted the Exchange message store (which has made a difference) but would also like to disable SharePoint as none of it's features are used and it is causing errors. Along with the Backup not working!

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It seems uninstalling SharePoint is a bad idea on SBS2011.

I've disabled it to fix alot of the Event Log errors, but also came across a technet article which is a PSConfig command you have to run from the console to reset it after a SharePoint update (which breaks Windows Backup amongst many other things!).

In order to update the SharePoint databases, you must manually run the PSconfig utility. To run the utility:

  1. Open an Administrative command prompt.
  2. Change directory to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\BIN.
  3. Run PSConfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -force -cmd applicationcontent -install -cmd installfeatures.

Disabling Sharepoint isn't the answer because of it's integration with the server overall.

Instead, please follow the recommendations in these articles to limit memory use for Monitoring and Sharepoint:




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