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Entries from February 2012 ↓

Home Server 2011 is not dead

But you’d never know it how Microsoft is handling their blogging and facebook pages. Case in point the recent release of update rollup 2 for Windows home server that made the connector deployment work better on Lion. Posted to the blog? Nope. Posted to Facebook by a team member? Nope. Today’s posting of the two […]

Computer monitoring errors in SBS 2011 Essentials

http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2012/02/29/computer-monitoring-error-in-dashboard-or-launchpad-of-sbs-2011-essential-servers.aspx http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/7852.computer-monitoring-error-on-dashboard-or-launchpad.aspx Two bugsBug one:  Install the sbsbpa on the server and leave it as the defaults and it will throw off errors on every single client.  Remove it, all is well.  Workaround for now is to only install the BPA on an Essentials box when you need to run a scan, remove it for […]

On WSUS tonight Update rollup 6 for Exchange 2007

Update Rollup 6 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (KB2608656)Update Rollup 6 for Exchange Server 2007 SP3 addresses issues identified within previous versions or updates to Exchange Server 2007.Syncing up to WSUS tonight is Update rollup 6 for Exchange 2007 sp3 – aka SBS 2008. http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/01/26/released-update-rollup-3-for-exchange-2007-service-pack-3.aspx Checking the comments on the blog, don’t see […]

Connecting ipads

Spotted this tonight and I’ll have to dig into in detail.  I think any SBS 2011 era server (standard and essential) should be able to pull this off. Connecting iPads to an Enterprise Wireless 802.1x Network Using Certificates and Network Device Enrollment Services (NDES) – Windows PKI blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs: http://blogs.technet.com/b/pki/archive/2012/02/27/ndes-and-ipads.aspx

When local isn’t local

Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Connector Software Installation Dialogs not Displayed in Localized Language: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2679127/en-us?sd=rss&spid=1167

Got Controlerfunktion and Spiegelungen?

[Youtube:hAiL3g-ERoI] Got Controlerfunktion and Spiegelungen? We do! Featuring the HP MicroServer check out Oliver Sommer and www.sbstools.com

Cleaning up the mess

How to Clean Up Active Directory after an Unsuccessful Migration: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2647882/en-us?sd=rss&spid=1167This article contains steps to clean up the Active Directory when a Small Business Server 2011 Standard migration installation fails. If the setup of SBS 2011 Standard fails and the installation must be performed again, it is advisable to perform a system state restore on […]

Can’t go to Seattle?

Are you an IT Pro seeking a head start with the new Windows 8 technology wave? (or in my case are you an IT Pro that can’t leave the office this time of year and thusly can’t attend the MVP summit nor the public MVP Nation as usual?) Attend the MVP Nation 2012 streaming conference webcast! […]

Dear design division of Microsoft

Hire this person: http://www.flickr.com/photos/36724189@N05/6892887709/in/photostream/ They have been posting up on their flckr account some of the best Windows 8 logos … better than what you probably paid gazillions for.  http://www.flickr.com/photos/36724189@N05/

New category in WSUS

At some point in the future, we’ll have a new category in WSUS: New Category for Windows Small Business Server – WSUS Product Team Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs: http://blogs.technet.com/b/wsus/archive/2012/02/08/test.aspx But in the meantime check out the updates to the BPA Update 2 for Windows Server Solutions Best Practices Analyzer 1.0 is available: […]