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Entries from February 2013 ↓

Don’t install update rollup one yet. Investigating.

Auto-start Services Not Running : Windows Server Office 365 Integration Service:http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserveressentials/thread/6a299107-9724-439f-9862-3a910660d2c0 Don’t install update rollup one yet. Investigating.

Essentials updates out today

Out today: Update Rollup 1 for Windows Server 2012 Essentials is available: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;2781267 You cannot enable the Windows Server Update Services role in Windows Server 2012 Essentials: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2762663 (or rather, now you can with this hotfix installed)

First update rollup out tomorrow

Update Rollup for Windows Server 2012 Essentials (KB2781267) Locale: All Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups Target platforms: Windows Server 2012 Approximate file sizes: Update Rollup for Windows Server 2012 Essentials update: ~ 56593KB Description: Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the […]

Waiting on migration

From the mailbag today… “I am planning to migrate from SBS2008 to 2012 Essentials and running Exchange 2013 on a separate 2012 Server, all VM’s. I just ordered the new server hardware for these two VM’s.I have found a Microsoft document that walks you through SBS2008 to 2012 Essentials. However, I have found nothing on […]

Check those dates

By now you’ve read the headlines of the expired SSL http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/windowsazuredata/thread/751c85c5-b3b5-43ba-9d5b-770472ad79e1 and it just reminds us that a single point of failure is still a single point of failure.  So learn from their mistake.  Check your SSL certs and put the expiration date on your calendar.    

Pick up the phone and check

DDoS Attack on Bank Hid $900,000 Cyberheist — Krebs on Security: http://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/02/ddos-attack-on-bank-hid-900000-cyberheist/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+KrebsOnSecurity+%28Krebs+on+Security%29 “A few thoughts about this attack. If you run a business and suddenly find yourself unable to log in to your commercial account, pick up the phone and call your bank to inquire about any recent money transfer activity. Very often, malware that […]

Remote FX ….finally!

RemoteFX – Virtualization – HomeServerShow Forums: http://homeservershow.com/forums/index.php?/topic/3229-remotefx/ Unable to connect to Windows 7 SP1 client on a SBS 2011 Standard or SBS 2011 Essentials domain after it has been updated with RDP 8 update – The Windows Server Essentials and Small Business Server Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs: http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2012/11/03/unable-to-connect-to-windows-7-sp1-client-on-a-sbs-2011-standard-or-sbs-2011-essentials-domain-after-it-has-been-updated-with-rdp-8-update.aspx Dear Microsoft.  If you […]

SBS 2011 Essentials BPA error

A resource record points to an incorrect IP address: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/smallbusinessserver2011essentials/thread/10150b3b-bb4b-4aaa-bc7e-f546db7477d9So you install SBS 2011 BPA, and you update to the latest version that recently came out. The error says “The host (A) record points to an incorrect IP address”  without suggesting what the wrong address or which record. The resolution says “Remove the host (A) […]

Using Windows Server 2012 Essentials – Step by Step Is Here!

We Got Served’s latest eBook is released today, at a discounted price! View this email in your browser Using Windows Server 2012 Essentials – Step by Step Is Here!     We Got Served’s all-new guide to Microsoft’s all-new server platform, Using Windows Server 2012 Essentials – Step by Step is here at last and ready to […]

Turn off that Windows SBS manager service

In writing up the “how to do SP3 for Exchange 2010″ for the SMB kitchen project for www.thirdtier.net I am reminded that you need to manually shut off the SBSManager service as it may keep the datacollector process open.