SBS SP1 Installation Woes

We implemented SBS SP1 this week and ran into a few issues with CRM after the install. Our installation has Microsoft CRM installed on the SBS server. We also had a few other modifications that made our system different than a baseline SBS 2K3 Premium install. I believe that the difference that caused our problems was that we had multiple IP addresses on our internal NIC. This modification was primarily in place to support SSL publishing of our CRM and Companyweb out to the Internet. After the SBS SP1 install we had problems with our Microsoft Exchange Connector. We could … Continue reading SBS SP1 Installation Woes

The blogger awakens….

Susan Bradley set up this blog for me last October when I received my first MVP award. I’ve had several false starts trying to figure out what value I could provide to the community through this blog. Admittedly I also got side tracked on layout, style, trying to figure out which skin to use, etc. Eventually the blog just became stagnant and we all know how hard it is to regain momentum. I’m finishing up the last day of the 2005 Microsoft World Wide Partner conference in Minneapolis today. I’ve been doing some show-and-tell here at WWPC and I have received a lot … Continue reading The blogger awakens….

Installing MSCRM 1.2 on SBS 2003

As some of you may know, I was working with Harry Brelsford to add some Microsoft CRM content to the “Extending SBS 2003” book. My hope was that I could help my peers in the SMB consulting space avoid some of the pot holesĀ and dead ends that I encountered with MSCRM on SBS. The planned timing of the book release relative to Microsoft’s (now) official announcement of the release of Microsoft CRM 3.0 pretty much made the chapter I penned on installing MSCRM on SBS 2003 obsolete so I’ve decided (with Harry’s concurrence) to release the chapter to the public … Continue reading Installing MSCRM 1.2 on SBS 2003