Small Business Susan

Entries from November 2010 ↓

Planning on SBS 2011 Essentials (Aurora) or any other cloud service?

Planning on SBS 2011 Essentials (Aurora) or any other cloud service? http://speedtest.microsoftonline.com/ http://blogs.technet.com/b/uspartner_ts2team/archive/2010/11/30/moving-your-customers-to-bpos-or-office-365-check-their-bandwidth.aspx Check that out.  And believe it or not it works better on Chrome than on IE. (This is at home, the speed at the office is worse  

The SBS 2008 Migration Preparation Tool (Source Tool) keeps reporting that the server is in Journal Wrap error

The SBS 2008 Migration Preparation Tool (Source Tool) keeps reporting that the server is in Journal Wrap error – The Official SBS Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs: http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2010/11/30/the-sbs-2008-migration-preparation-tool-source-tool-keeps-reporting-that-the-server-is-in-journal-wrap-error.aspx Ever had a SBS box run out of room on the C drive?  It’s probably in journal wrap. What is journal wrap?  When the Active […]

Tweaking Exchange 2010

Tweaking Exchange 2010 for AuthAnvil… guess what… is the same instructions: Scorpion Software Blog: Allowing AuthAnvil to send email on SBS 2008: http://blog.scorpionsoft.com/blog/2008/12/allowing-authan.html

Tweaking Exchange a bit

So you go into SBS 2008 and set it up so that WSUS will alert you and email regarding sync reports and what not and you get…. EVENT # 87639EVENT LOG Application EVENT TYPE Warning OPCODE Info SOURCE MSExchangeTransport CATEGORY SmtpReceive EVENT ID 1035 COMPUTERNAME  SERVER DATE / TIME   11/29/2010 9:56:30 PM MESSAGE Inbound authentication failed […]

So what did you buy online today?

So what did I buy online on Cyber Monday?  Nothing.  I did buy something unusual tonight at Fresh and Easy.  I had seen it last week when I was there and thought…nah… I don’t need it and tonight when I was at the store again, went “Okay, it’s English, my Mini Cooper comes from England […]

Sometimes a nice reboot.

Volume Shadow Copy Service information: The COM Server with CLSID E579AB5F-1CC4-44B4-BED9-DE0991FF0623 and name Coordinator cannot be started. [0x8007041d] Sometimes with backup, a nice reboot fixes things up.  Just saw that on a server, rebooted, restarted the backup and all was well. Larry Struckmeyer is working on a Backup article for the SBS build doc – […]

With and without DE

This is one of those times I’d love to have parallel universes.  I’d love to see with and without the DE decision. http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/whsvailbeta/thread/2eb5e10d-079c-4f4d-897c-24f6af720778From a thread in the Vail forums… a reminder that DE2 wasn’t the perfection it is thought to be… A poster in the forum recapped how DE2 had issues: “Why was DEv2 fundamentally flawed? […]

RSS/TOE and Exchange 2010

Processor 0 increased CPU utilization – Mike Lagase – Site Home – TechNet Blogs: http://blogs.technet.com/b/mikelag/archive/2010/11/26/processor-0-increased-cpu-utilization.aspx This is one of those settings that I will have to play around and see what is right for SBS 2011.  RSS/TOE is of those settings that it will have to earn back my trust after losing it so much in the Windows […]

Now that’s a hard drive

http://www.flashrods.com/frs/FRs_Mini_Cooper_Hard_Drive.html Is that cool or what?   

Want your web cam to email you photos?

http://www.tincam.com/ So if you want to add a bit of paranoia to your life, with that software (on Vista/Win7 choose app compat of XP sp2) and a standard run of the mill web cam you can set up a motion detection web cam that emails out.  But on a SBS 2008 you do need to […]