Small Business Susan

Entries from June 2004 ↓

I just majorly re-edited the old MAC integration post to reflect new info….

Eriq Neale graciously updated his MAC/SBS information and gave me permission to just point all you guys over to his fantastic site that has all the full details! Very cool!  Thank you Eriq!

Small Business Server 2003 – Backup and Restore CHAT

Small Business Server 2003 – Backup and RestoreJoin experts from the SBS team on June 30th 2004 to discuss tips, techniques, and best practices for SBS backup and restore. June 30, 20042:00 – 3:00 P.M. Pacific time 5:00 – 6:00 P.M. Eastern time21:00 – 22:00 GMTEnter Chat Roomhttp://communities2.microsoft.com/home/chatroom.aspx?siteid=34000015

Threat Modeling and Risk Analysis….

So my Threat Modeling book came in today from Amazon.com [I've only preordered it for ages] and even before I’ve started reading it I’m doing a bit of “threat modeling/risk analysis” here at the office today.  Internet Explorer.  Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that IE has a bit of issues lately.  […]

So Thomas is trying to find documentation about adding a second server in the KBs…..

…and he’s not finding anything…… ….because it’s not in a KB.  It’s in a whitepaper!  SBS 2000 ~ Microsoft TechNet: Adding a Server to Your Existing Small Business Server 2000 Network: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sbs/2000/maintain/addsrvrs.mspx SBS2k3 ~ Download details: Deploying Windows Server 2003 Terminal Server to Host User Desktops in a Windows Small Business Server 2003 Environment: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=0A06E845-57EF-43EB-802F-F274FD937400&displaylang=en The […]

SBS Knowledge base articles

New this week 841773 – BUG: SQL Server Setup stops responding when you upgrade an instance of SQL Server Desktop Engine (Windows) to SQL Server 2000: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=841773841211 – The updated “What’s new in Exchange Server 2003″ guide for Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 1 is available: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=841211 Updated 836413 – You receive an “unexpected error […]

It’s the home stretch for XP sp2 ……

“We’re on the home stretch for Windows XP SP2! I can’t begin to tell you what a relief it is to see it almost done.” says Michael Howard on his blog.   I agree.  In looking over the Secunia advisories for Internet Explorer… IE is getting pretty nasty these days ….. The following are unpatched:Secunia – […]

…so you want to support ISV’s better?

So over on Mary Jo’s blog she’s been talking in the past about how Microsoft is making a bigger push for supporting ISV’s [you know,  Developers, developers, developers....] and just today the “blog” worked in a mysterious way.  The other day I posted about how to get hotfixes.  And I admit when I call, I’m normally […]

If you are a Trend Micro customer….. READ THIS

http://www.trendmicro.com/en/support/npf/overview.htm Be sure to apply the Service Pack or upgrade to a product version using the new pattern file numbering format by September, 2004. Trend Micro currently estimates that it will be able to continue releasing the old 3-digit pattern files until September 2004, at which time support for the 3-digit numbering format will cease […]

In the words of Sgt. Esterhaus, “And hey, let’s be careful out here….”

News reports are saying that high traffic web sites that IIS 5.0 sites were not patched with 04-011 security hot fix [hello people let's patch!] have been infecting people browsing the infected web sites.  If you are running XP sp2, you are protected.   But what if you can’t run the RC [after all it still […]

….so I’m looking for a “beginners guide to Sharepoint in the SBS platform”….

….and either I’m blind or not googling properly… we do have our MVP friend Mike Walsh’s site that is specficially WSS, Home – WSS FAQ: http://wss.collutions.com/default.aspx but now I’m searching for webcasts [under the theory a picture is worth a 1,000 words] and finding a lot on Sharepoint PORTAL server but not on WSS. I found this […]