Questions tagged [windows-sbs-2011]

Windows Small Business Server 2011 is the Microsoft operating system in the SBS line based on Windows Server 2008 R2. It will be the last in the SBS line and went RTM December 13th, 2010 and was first officially released March 9th, 2011. Like the rest of the SBS line, it includes a number of Microsoft products bundled with it, the tradeoff being that the number of users is limited and some functionality useful for larger organizations is disabled.

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SBS 2011 fine until you login - Crash

Never come across this one in my time with SBS 2011. The server boots up fine to the Ctrl Alt Del screen. If you leave it there all email etc works fine, but if you login the screen goes black and ...
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SBS2011 out of disk space

Scenario: SO: SBS2011 - HD: 186GB - Available space: 0 The Exchange and Sharepoint databases are stored on a different drive, Users data are saved on a different drive DIRs and file greater than ...
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SBS 2011 stuck applying computer settings

Hello we have an updated SBS 2011 server running in a VM on ESX. Recently there was a power outage and when rebooting the server is stuck at "applying computer settings". I have rebooted in safe ...
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SoftEther VPN AD Authentication only works for wildcard user

I'm using SoftEther on SBS2011, with L2TP/IPSec protocol. My initial client is Windows 10 with built-in L2TP/IPSec protocol. In my SoftEther Users, if I add a wildcard (*) user, and select "NT Domain ...
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Why does my Windows DHCP server hand out a non-configured subnet mask?

We run the DHCP server role on our domain controller (Windows SBS 2011). We want our LAN subnet to be restricted 10.1.1.0/24 (unsure if this is the correct notation but our subnet to be restricted ...
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SBS2011 Exchange 2010 reassign mailbox to another

Have a user (Bosslady) with multiple mailboxes; she@domain.co, things@domain.com, accounts@domain.com etc We need to "move/reassign/relocate" accounts@domain.com from BossLady to Accountant. I looked ...
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Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard - Certificate

Good morning. I usually use Remote Desktop when I'm away and all was good until the renewal of the Certificate. Now, when I try to connect from external to the server in Remote Desktop, the server ...
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Moving a 5 client LAN off of SBS 2011

Sorry, I’ve been managing a Apple-only network for 4-5 years. So, my Windows skills are rusty, at best I was at a small office(went from 15 clients to 5, recently) yesterday to help with their server ...
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SBS 2011: Unable to manage Exchange 2010 via console, shell or web interface. “WinRM cannot determine contet type of HTTP response.”

Current setup: SBS 2011 (Windows 2008 R2) Exchange 2010 SP3, v14.03.0399.000 Everything up to TLS 1.1 is disabled, based on PCI3.1 of IIS Crypto 2.0 (yes, I updated RDP to ensure continued ...
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VM loses LAN Connection

I've got an SBS 2011 with Hyper-V. It has 1 Server 2008 VM as Terminalserver on it. When someone starts a Web Browser or opens a link from an e-mail. All users lose connection to the VM. It doesn't ...
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How to change the name displayed in reverse dns lookup for exchange 2011

When I run this command ping -a <some-ip> I get this result: Pinging x.y.com [ip-address] with 32 bytes of data: The IP address points to my SBS 2011 Standard. Where can I change the name x....
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When creating new basic task Windows scheduler getting stuck

I have Windows SBS 2011 server with one secondary Windows 2003 domain controller, no other problems found, but when I try to create new basic task on the SBS, all works well till pressing the Finish ...
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Rights to install programs on any machine on a Windows domain

How do I grant a Windows user the rights to install programs on any machine (including servers)? Does a specific role exist for this purpose? Our corporate network is based on Windows Small Business ...
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Cannot log into Exchange Management Console, Kerberos auth failed, cannot determine content type of HTTP response from destination computer

I have Windows SBS 2011 running on a virtual machine, hosting an Exchange 2010 server. It has worked for years without issues, but a couple weeks ago something happened and I'm no longer able to log ...
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ESXI is there an alternative to snapshot removal?

I am running ESXI 5.5 and I am trying to remove the snapshots from our office server VM (SBS 2011). Yesterday afternoon I started the process and this morning it seems to be only at 5%, which means it ...
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Do I really need WSUS and if I disable WSUS will the workstation automatically pickup windows updates?

When I setup SBS 2011 several years ago, it automatically setup WSUS. We have 6 workstations and the server in the office. WSUS is taking up too much server space and I find it frustrating to ...
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GPO still applied from wrong server

There are two servers in the network. The old SBS 2011 Server and a new Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation Server. The group policies have been migrated to the new server. However, if I change gpo on ...
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Windows Update and Hyper-V [closed]

We have a Windows SBS2011 that runs an instance of Windows Server 2008 in Hyper-V. When I check for windows updates in SBS2011, it offers to install the August Security Update for Windows Server 2008 ...
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SBS 2011 unable to browse \\domain\share

We have a customer that has a small SBS 2011 server. It has come to light after a new PC install that we are unable to browse any UNC path that includes the domain name. for example. If I was to ...
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Windows nslookup xyz works, but ping xyz gives “host not found”

A client is having some intermittent DNS issues; sometimes ping to a particular host works, sometimes it doesn't. nslookup works all the time, ping works sometimes and not others. The computers are ...
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LAPS PS module fails to import

On a Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials server, elevated PowerShell command Import-Module AdmPwd.PS failed and outputted the following: Import-Module : Could not load file or assembly '...
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Secondary IP on NIC, not recognized by network

I have a server with SBS 2011 standard, on which because of provider difficulties because they limit port forwarding options via ipv4, I need to add a secondary IP address. I added the second IP ...
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Network icons on all client machines disappeared and public printer scan folder stopped working after running an SMB1-disabling batch file

G'day, everyone. I have recently tried disabling SMB1 and forcing all clients into using SMB2 by running the following batch file on all client machines: sc.exe config lanmanworkstation depend= ...
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How to renew certificate for RDP on SBS 2011

Probably I am doing the wrong procedure (I am not an expert in Windows Servers). Our server was using a 128 SHA1 self-signed certificate for RDP on SBS 2011. The certificate has expired. I proceeded ...
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Migrating SBS 2011 “Data Drive” to NAS iSCSI

Our business has a Windows SBS 2011 server with two volumes mounted, C:\ and D:\, it is our only server and ADDC. D:\ holds all of our shared folders which are simple folders with access rights ...
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proxyaddresses attribute not updating in GlobalAddressList

I had an issue creating a user in our domain, things are on track now, except one thing: I had to manually add the name@domain.local entry with the Exchangemgmgt console. Most users don't have the ...
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Exchange2010: #550 5.1.1 RESOLVER.ADR.ExRecipNotFound; not found ##

I had some issues with creating a new user in our domain. The exchange mailbox of his was corrupted and I had to remove and recreated the profile. It's working fine now, except the user cannot ...
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SBS 2011 to Server 2012 R2 Essentials

We're currently running SBS 2011 for our AD domain controller (no Exchange) and looking at our options for moving to Server 2012 R2 Essentials. I understand that Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials ...
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SBS2011 Detailed Network Report shows missing updates

My SBS 2011 Detailed Network Report shows 70 missing updates for the SBS server and 95 missing updates for the Terminal Server. The server has not been restarted for 140 days. I have asked my IT ...
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What is the name of having two identical servers?

I have a Windows Small Business Server 2011. I want to have another identical server (or mostly identical in hardware, thus identical in software). So, my email server, my users or anything else shall ...
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My company has outgrown SBS/Essentials. How do I migrate off?

My company is running SBS2008/SBS2011/Essentials, but it has grown to the point where this no longer meets our needs (We have too many employees!) and/or the software is going out of extended support. ...
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How to remove ExchangeActiveSyncDevices child object without exchange installed

We've recently migrated to Server 2016 from SBS 2011. We disabled / removed 90% of Exchange under the previous SysAdmin so unfortunately there are a few issues. We have come across these when ...
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Unaccounted storage usage

On many different servers running many different versions of Windows Server we use AhsayOBM to backup to cloud and USB-connected external HDDs which generally has no problems. However, one server ...
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Distributing new security certificates from SB2011 to clients

I have a local network with a SBS2011 and Exchange 2010 server with a bunch of mixed Windows clients. The exchange certificates expired, so I reissued them; they’re valid for the next 5 years. ...
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WMI filter missing from GPRESULT on Win 10 clients but not Win 7 clients

I am having a problem with a new Windows 10 WMI filter I have created on a Windows SBS2011 server, I created it in the WMI section alongside my working filters: Namespace: root\CIMV2 Query: select * ...
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RAID Array - is this RAID broken?

Specifics: Smart Array P140 in slot 4: (Yellow !) Sata Array 2 - 2 logical drives. (rebuilding 0%) Logical drive 1. (Yellow !) (ready for recovery) Logical Drive 2. (...
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Windows SBS 2011 Essentials - “network device driver was not found”

I am installing Windows server and at the very last stage it says: "Errors occurred during installation. A network device driver was not found. Install the appropriate drivers for your network device, ...
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Issue with a Second Exchange Account

I'm trying to set up a student user with two different exchange accounts. She can work on the one that she's logged on as for the AD, but not the second one. When she tries to log in as the second ...
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SBS 2011, Server Performance plunged after activating administrator account

After activating the built in "administrator account" on a SBS 2011 server, the performance of the server went down to almost un-usable in the GUI. Can log on as another user, but performance is ...
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SBS 2011, updates begin to install, then stop after a few seconds

On SBS 2011 SP1, I am trying to install updates from Microsoft Update. I leave all the updates selected, then click Install Updates. The progress bar goes for maybe 5 or 6 seconds, then stops and the ...
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Exchange 2010 calendar folder permissions not applying

I have an Exchange 2010 server (Small Business Server 2011 specifically), and I'm having trouble with calendar permissions applying correctly. User A should be able to access user B's calendar, and I ...
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E-mails disappear from mailbox via Outlook but not via OWA

I have a problem with disappearing email messages from Outlook. Scenario: One day user have all emails in his mailbox and suddenly many of these messages revealed to be missing. When user logs via OWA ...
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Should a WSUS Server point WUServer to itself?

On the Server running WSUS, should HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\WUStatusServer be configured to localhost/itself? Does WSUS honor the Windows Update Service's ...
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Migrating WSUS 3.0 from SBS2011 to Server 2012 member server?

According to this blog post, https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/wsus/2016/01/22/for-those-on-wsus-3-0-sp2-or-sbs-2011/ it should be possible to migrate the WSUS services from the SBS 2011 server to ...
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Error installing Exchange 2016 about old replaced server

We are migrating from a SBS2011 to Server 2012 R2 and Exchange 2016. Installed Server 2012 fine, trying to install Exchange 2016 and last Readiness Check is saying that we need to upgrade a server ...
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edgetransport.exe causes heavy read/ write access on hard disk

I'm running a Windows SBS 2011 Server. The problem is the edgetransport.exe process, which causes heavy traffic on the hard disk. I can't locate the error. I changed the disks and hope the problem ...
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SBS 2011 remote certificate issue

Been trying at this for 2 days but still no joy. I have an SSL Cert for my remote. sub-domain however when I bind it to the Default website on SBS 2011 I get nothing but autodiscover and other ...
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Windows Server Backup Snap-In Initializes/Moves Extremely Slowly

I have an SBS-2011 box. The WSB snap-in consistently takes 10+ minutes to move beyond 'Reading Data'. After the snap-in finally initializes I experience the same behavior when performing a recovery. ...
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SBS 2011 Backups showing non-existent drive as unsuccessful

I have a client using SBS 2011 and the backup job for the server is showing that the C, D & E drive backups are fine but a fourth drive is unsuccessful. It doesn't list the name in a standard way ...
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Email Being Blocked Being Sent in Own Domain

I'm getting a server when I try to send an email - within my own domain. The error: Your message wasn't delivered due to a permission or security issue. It may have been rejected by a moderator, the ...