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Entries from May 2010 ↓

In House Exchange vs Hosted Exchange Mail Services

In House Exchange vs Hosted Exchange Mail Services: http://www.mpronto.com/lower.php?url=in-house-vs-hosted-exchangeI think we have a bit of new math problem here.  Okay so I spent 10 grand for a server.  But it’s a HyperV box that is running several servers, not just one. I sure didn’t spend $15,000 for server, Exchange and blackberry licenses.  Dude, the Blackberry license […]

See Office 2007 Standard.

See Office 2007.  See Office 2007 Standard. Office Standard Home Page – Microsoft Office Suites – Microsoft Office Online: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/suites/fx101674071033.aspxSee that it’s Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. See that you can buy it at Amazon — http://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-Office-Standard-2007-VERSION/dp/B000HCVR3A/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=software&qid=1275284305&sr=8-1 Now see Office 2010. See how there is an Office  2010 standard … S T A N D […]

How much ram?

http://community.spiceworks.com/topic/99001 How much RAM for SBS 2008?  Bottom line 4 gigs is just not enough.  8 gigs may work for some small firms, but as that thread in the spiceworks forum indicates… the range that many are using ranges from 10 to 16 gigs for the server. 16 gigs may be on the top end… […]

KB978297 has failed to install to several SBS2008 servers

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/smallbusinessserver/thread/1ce943b8-7c53-49b9-8d64-a844045711f2 Woody in the SBS forum posts up that if you are seeing KB978297 failing if you have Forefront installed on your SBS 2008 check out this info: KB978297 has failed to install to several SBS2008 servers.  The solution is detailed in the link.  http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/forefrontexchange/thread/e2f3b803-5b6d-4b66-ab85-3c408bc789c1/ A blog has been written on the Forefront site http://blogs.technet.com/b/fss/archive/2010/05/25/installing-rollup-1-for-forefront-security-for-exchange-server-service-pack-2-on-small-business-server-2008-fails.aspx Note […]

For those not in New Orleans

For those not in New Orleans … like me… you can see some of the photos of the Conference in New Orleans on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=173452&id=527699168 I see a fuzzy photo of fuzzy too!  http://twitpic.com/1rw20o  (Ryan Splilane)

Small Business Server 2008 – Build document

Small Business Server 2008 – Build document – TechNet Articles – Home – TechNet Wiki: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/small-business-server-2008-build-document.aspxI’m in the VERY early stages of trying to gather up all the tips/tricks/tweaks/guidance on installing and setting up SBS 2008 cleanly. So what do you think so far?  Feel free to ping me with suggestions or add your own […]

Revisiting how to get your Technet benefits that are now included in your Action pack

Revisiting how to get your Technet benefits that are now included in your Action pack Step one — go here find your Technical contact IDhttps://partners.microsoft.com/PartnerProgram/ManagePeople.aspx I blanked it out for security reasons but it should look similar to this 2.  Next step — go to Technet site and enter your Technical ID and the email […]

Apple market capitalization tops Microsoft

Apple market capitalization tops Microsoft | Betanews: http://www.betanews.com/joewilcox/article/Apple-market-capitalization-tops-Microsoft/1274901393On a day that the Apple passed MS in terms of market cap we had a show and tell day at our SMB partner group meeting.  We demo’d my Sister’s iPad and found that we couldn’t project videos out the video connector to the projector as we got […]

New SBS forum

Just opened– the new SBS forum.  So all you people that use Facebook as a tech support venue (which annoys me because it’s not searchable) please I’d recommend that you use the forum for your questions! Windows Server Small Business Server Forum: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/smallbusinessserver/threads And don’t forget you can download and use a nntp bridge if […]

For those that want to use a newsreader to access forums … try this version.

Community Forums NNTP bridge: http://communitybridge.codeplex.com/ Replaces the MS NNTP Bridge completely Unifies the access to social and answers forms to a single NNTP server (no two servers needed!) Autologin and Autominimize Converts “http(s)” links into html links, if posted in plain/text. Thunderbird can display the article source code You can extend the “CommunityForumsNNTPServer.ArticleConverter” without the […]