Small Business Susan

Bookmark these locations

So that I don’t rehash topics that are MUCH better served elsewhere – and fleshed out a lot more… here’s some resources you need watch, read, follow, dump into your brain


From the wegotserved site – lots of images and content about installing Essentials 2012


http://www.wegotserved.com/2012/10/12/install-windows-server-2012-essentials-hp-mediasmart-server/


http://www.wegotserved.com/2012/09/24/windows-server-2012-essentials-simplifies-folder-redirection-security-settings-group-policies/


http://www.wegotserved.com/2012/08/31/installing-windows-server-2012-essentials-part-3/


http://www.wegotserved.com/2012/08/26/installing-windows-server-2012-essentials-part-2/


http://www.wegotserved.com/2012/08/21/windows-server-2012-essentials-release-candidate/


http://www.wegotserved.com/2012/08/18/installing-windows-server-essentials-2012-part-1/


2012 Server Essentials with Home Server Show – YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2FLTHbzSFc&list=UUmTEzLSecWozHOMMJUnOpaw&index=4&feature=plcp


Tim Barrett on the Home Server show


Robert THE MAN Pearman


Enable DirectAccess on Windows Server 2012 Essentials « Title (Required):
http://titlerequired.com/2012/10/15/enable-directaccess-on-windows-server-2012-essentials/

Windows Server 2012 Essentials : Add a Network Printer « Title (Required):
http://titlerequired.com/2012/10/24/windows-server-2012-essentials-add-a-network-printer/

This works for sure with Server 2008 r2 and Exchange 2010 – On Prem Exchange Windows Server 2012 Essentials: The Script! « Title (Required):
http://titlerequired.com/2012/10/23/on-prem-exchange-windows-server-2012-essentials-the-script/

Now that 2013 has rtm’d I’ll be testing this.


You’ll be wanting to follow his Essentials blog posts:  Essentials « Title (Required):
http://titlerequired.com/tag/essentials/

I shouldn’t beat up Paul Thurrott too much - after all he didn’t get a free surface – but he did  advocate enabling the HyperV role on a domain controller by running Essentials through the transmorg process even though on twitter he can’t remember he said that – but I digress…but anyway he does have a good set of blog posts showcasing what it can do:


Windows Server 2012 Essentials: Thinking About Backup Strategies:
http://www.winsupersite.com/article/windowsserver2012/windows-server-2012-essentials-thinking-backup-strategies-144570
Windows Server 2012 Essentials: Migrate to Essentials:
http://www.winsupersite.com/article/windowsserver2012/windows-server-2012-essentials-migrate-essentials-144500
Windows Server 2012 Essentials:
http://www.winsupersite.com/article/windowsserver2012/windows-server-2012-essentials-144448
Windows Server 2012 Essentials: Connecting Windows 7 and 8 Home Versions:
http://www.winsupersite.com/article/windowsserver2012/windows-server-2012-essentials-connecting-windows-7-8-home-versions-144442
Windows Server 2012 Essentials: Access the Server Remotely:
http://www.winsupersite.com/article/windows-server/windows-server-2012-essentials-access-server-remotely-144435
Windows Server 2012: Foundation vs. Essentials:
http://www.winsupersite.com/article/windowsserver2012/windows-server-2012-foundation-essentials-144405
Windows Server 2012 Essentials: Coping with Alerts:
http://www.winsupersite.com/article/windowsserver2012/windows-server-2012-essentials-coping-alerts-144380
Windows Server 2012 Essentials Tip: Enable and Configure Media Sharing:
http://www.winsupersite.com/article/windowsserver2012/windows-server-2012-essentials-tip-enable-configure-media-sharing-144377
Windows Server 2012 Essentials: The Client Experience:
http://www.winsupersite.com/article/windowsserver2012/windows-server-2012-essentials-client-experience-144374


And bookmark this – http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/12636.hyperv-server-for-smbs-how-to.aspx


And watch this space — http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/13620.windows-server-2012-essentials-build-document.aspx