Windows Server 2008 and SBS 2003

Body: Ok – so I figured that someone was going to ask this question and therefore I tried it out myself tonight with the RTM version of Windows Server 2008. Can I add a Windows Server 2008 server to an SBS 2003 / SBS 2003 R2 Network? Yes you can.  However you will find that the Connectcomputer wizard will not work.  It fails with the error message as below Basically – you need to do it manually.  Run the wizard in the SBS Console to add a server to the domain and then do the rest manually.  Set the servers … Continue reading Windows Server 2008 and SBS 2003

Windows Server 2008 and Vista SP1 have RTM’d

Body: Ok – so i’ll be blog post number 3,458,266 to tell you that after a long wait, Vista Service Pack 1 has been released today (Tuesday here in Australia but Monday in the USA).  In addition Windows Server 2008 went RTM as well putting it on target for the official launch later this month.  I found this morning that Windows Server 2008 is now available on MSDN for those subscribers, but Vista SP1, and apparently we should expect Vista SP1 to be coming out in the next few weeks too.  I’m not sure why they can’t release it now … Continue reading Windows Server 2008 and Vista SP1 have RTM’d