PSSBS Monthly Meeting, January 21, 2010

http://www.pssbs.org/meetings/january-21-2010-pssbs-monthly-meeting/ The focus of this month’s meeting is the running of your SMB consulting practice. To start off the conversation, join us for a presentation by PSSBS member, Brenda Luper, with the Washington Branch of Franklin Computer Services. The Franklin Moves division of Franklin Computer Services was started in 2001 when several of their clients were looking for project help during their move process.  Franklin’s services helped facilitate the needed communication and tasks between IT, General Contractors, Facilities, and Employees and enabled their clients to achieve a well executed move. Franklin Moves For Small Business is a service that Franklin Moves can … Continue reading PSSBS Monthly Meeting, January 21, 2010

Hyper-V 2008 R2 Partner Day Hosted by Microsoft – February 6th – Redmond

On Saturday, February 6th, Microsoft & the Puget Sound Small Business Server User Group is holding its Hyper-V 2008 R2 Partner Day: Practical Knowledge for Successful Deployments at Microsoft’s Corporate Headquarters, register now, space is limited.   This is day of Live Builds; Instruction; Demonstration; and, Tips & Tricks on Hyper-V for fellow Microsoft partners who want to use Hyper-V within their practice.  You will see deployment, optimization and management of Hyper-V, all with a focus for how to use Hyper-V within a Microsoft focused IT practice from a fellow practicing Microsoft partner. Watch & Learn as the Hyper-V Role is deployed … Continue reading Hyper-V 2008 R2 Partner Day Hosted by Microsoft – February 6th – Redmond

Microsoft Product Support Lifecycle for SBS 2003

Having a hard time figuring out the Microsoft Product Support Lifecycle (also referred to as the end of life date) for SBS 2003? Selecting one of the Windows Small Business Server 2003 options from http://support.microsoft.com/gp/lifeselectserv makes me feel like I need a flowchart to decipher the notes. For the easy one, SBS 2003 WITHOUT SBS SP1 went end of life on 7/10/2007. If you still haven’t installed SBS 2003 SP1, do it now! SBS 2003 SP1 falls under the following rules: Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product’s support lifecycle, … Continue reading Microsoft Product Support Lifecycle for SBS 2003

Exchange 2007 Rollups and how they behave

Had an Exchange Rollup questions on Twitter over the past week, so asked around for some clarification. The question was “…downloaded rollup 1 and 4 and they both say rollup 9 when I launch them, can’t install old rollups over new ones?” Here are responses from Dave Shackelford, Exchange MVP, and Scott Roberts, Test Lead for the Exchange CXP team. From Dave Shackelford: FWIW–Every new rollup includes all updates to date:http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2006/12/01/431722.aspxSo if there is a worry that an update hasn’t taken effect, best to just rerun latest rollup, unless there is a suspected issue with it. But some rollups fix … Continue reading Exchange 2007 Rollups and how they behave