Blog of the EMEA SBS Team

A New beginning and an end…

Hello Readers, With mixed feelings we are announcing the end of postings on this blog. The blog will...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 03/17/2009

SBS 2003: Configuring ISA 2004 behind a Router for Router to Router VPN Tunnel.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Milind Bhavsar.] Router to router VPN between sites is quite a...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 02/16/2009

Essential Business Server 2008 (EBS) - Security Server Installation fails on Forefront Threat Management Gateway.

[This post comes to us courtesy Vikramjit Singh.] Issue You have installed the first server of...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 02/09/2009

SBS2008 Migration: Source Tool may fail to ADPREP on Source Server (SBS 2003).

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Girish Rajan and Ketan Upgade.] During migration, one of the most...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 01/29/2009

SBS 2008, Backup and Time Zone (GMT+2) Jerusalem. What’s cooking?

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Girish Rajan. Special thanks to Justin Crosby.] On a Windows...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 01/26/2009

SBS2008- “Cannot Configure Backup Schedule” error when you run Configure Server Backup wizard on Small Business Server 2008.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Vikramjit Singh.] We have seen a couple of issues with SBS 2008...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 01/26/2009

SBS 2008: CTIW fails to complete successfully.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Moloy Tandon.] Recently we have seen few cases where the Connect...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 01/16/2009

SBS 2008: Some key changes in Terminal Services

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Moloy Tandon] In this post I would highlight some key changes in...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 01/16/2009

You receive a Vbscript error while connecting to the client/server computer using RWW in SBS 2008.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Bhushan Gokhale.] In SBS 2003, we receive the request from remote...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 01/10/2009

Intermittent Outlook Anywhere Connectivity issue in SBS 2008.

The Official SBS Blog: Slow Connectivity for Outlook Anywhere and Sites that use the SBS Web...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 12/10/2008

Migrating Companyweb Website (WSS 2.0) from SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 (WSS 3.0).

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Bhushan Gokhale] With the recent release of SBS 2008, most of the...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 12/09/2008

Troubleshooting System Hang.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Moloy Tandon.] In this post we are focusing on one of the most...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 12/09/2008

Troubleshooting Common VPN issues.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Lavinder Kumar] In this Blog some of the common VPN issues and...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 12/05/2008

Demonstration of E-Mail Receipt and E-Mail Archival by a SharePoint Library.

[This post comes to us courtesy Rituraj Choudhary] Windows SharePoint Services version 3 supports...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 11/03/2008

Using Hyper-V with Windows Small Business Server 2008.

The SBS UA team is pleased to announce that the following document is now available in the Windows...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 10/30/2008

SBS 2008: Deploying hotfixes and drivers via WSUS 3.0

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Girish Rajan] On your WSUS Console, if you click on...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 10/28/2008

SBS 2003 and Intelligent Mail Filtering (IMF).

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Milind Bhavsar]       IMF helps...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 10/27/2008

Backup Methods for WSS 3.0 in SBS 2008

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Ketan Upgade] Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is a...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 10/01/2008

How to add Disclaimer to your emails in SBS 2008, Exchange 2007.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Girish Rajan.] Disclaimers are typically used to provide legal...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 09/29/2008

What does the Configure (Smart Host) Internet Mail wizard do?

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Moloy Tandon.] SBS 2008 offers a wizard to configure Exchange to...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 09/26/2008

What does the Change User Role wizard do?

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Moloy Tandon.] After you have migrated to SBS 2008 from SBS 2003...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 09/09/2008

How to change/reset the status of Migration Tasks while migrating SBS 2003 to SBS 2008.

[Today's post comes to us courtesy Anshul Srivastava] You are migrating to SBS 2008 from SBS 2003 by...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 09/05/2008

Preparing SBS 2003 for migration (to SBS 2008).

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Girish Rajan.] With SBS 2008 RTM’ d and only months left for...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 09/04/2008

SBS 2008 RTMs

On behalf of the SBS team, I am extremely pleased to announce that Windows Small Business Server...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 08/22/2008

Default settings of ‘Default Website’, Virtual Directories under Default Website and Companyweb on a SBS 2003 Server

[Today's Post comes to us courtesy Anshul Srivastava] We get a good number of calls related to...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 08/12/2008

Unable to browse HTTP website's from SBS and client machines.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Milind Bhavsar and Karan Rustagi.] We have been seeing some...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 07/25/2008

How to troubleshoot Fax Setup issues on SBS 2003.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Moloy Tandon.] There are times when the Fax service may not...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 07/24/2008

What do you want to see at the UK SBS 2008 Launch?

Just in case you missed this; What do you want to see at the UK SBS 2008 Launch? Here is your chance...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 07/16/2008

Couple of new issues with SBS 2003.

If you have been seeing any of the two issues below with your SBS 2003, then please follow the link...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 07/16/2008

Launch dates confirmed for SBS 2008 and EBS 2008.

November 12 2008 has been announced as the launch day for Essential Server Solutions (EBS and SBS)....

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 07/08/2008

Troubleshooting High Memory Usage by a MSDE Instance.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Anshul Srivastava] You are running a Small Business Server 2003...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 07/04/2008

Troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange Information Store Service and Disaster Recovery.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Karan Rustagi and Girish Rajan.] We have seen many a times that...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 07/03/2008

Understanding Online Maintenance, Offline Defrag and their interrelationship with the Deleted Items Retention Period

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Nandan Sheth.] By default, an SBS 2003 install limits the...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 06/24/2008

Where is my 25 digit Client Access License (CAL) code?

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Girish Rajan.] Very often you may find yourself in situations...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 06/18/2008

How to use the Recovery Storage Group to restore a Single Mailbox.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Karan Rustagi.] Exchange 2003 supports Recovery storage groups to...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 06/03/2008

Troubleshooting Multiple Errors on WSUS: 13042, 13051 and 12032.

Taken down for editing.

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 06/02/2008

Technical Library: Windows Small Business Server 2008

  The technical library for SBS 2008 is now live, and available for viewing here. The content...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 05/22/2008

SBS 2008 could be cheaper than SBS 2003 R2.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Karan Rustagi.] Microsoft recently announced the Public...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 05/15/2008

You are unable to manage WSUS from Server Management Console in SBS 2003 after installing Exchange 2007.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Bhushan Gokhale.] Consider the following scenario; You...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 05/09/2008

Latest VSS Hot fix 949391, replaces 940349 and 939989

If you are experiencing the following symptoms; • You have a computer that is running Windows...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 05/08/2008

Some recent KBs of Interest

Windows Server 2008/ Vista KB 951181 Description of how hotfixes and updates are managed after you...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 05/06/2008

Demystifying Maximum Usage of CALs in SBS 2003

[Today's post comes to us courtesy Rituraj Choudhary] Time and again we are asked this question:...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 05/05/2008

Troubleshooting VSS and Backup

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Rituraj C.] Some of the most interesting issues that we come...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 04/23/2008

Basic WMI Troubleshooting

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy Ketan Upgade.] WMI Overview: Windows Management...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 04/17/2008

Some updates released in the past couple of months.

You may be unable to apply more updates at a certain point on a Windows Small Business Server...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 04/02/2008

Updates for Small Business Server 2003 Fail to Install

[Today's post comes to us courtesy Nandan Sheth] I came across a couple issues a while back where we...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 03/30/2008

How to troubleshoot the stop error 0x0000007B?

[Today's post comes to us courtesy Moloy Tandon.] A blue screen of death (BSOD) is one of the...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 03/29/2008

Backup and Restore of the Companyweb Website aka Windows SharePoint Services 2.0

[Today's post comes to us courtesy Bhushan Gokhale] Very often, we need to backup or restore the...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 03/28/2008

Troubleshooting Active Directory Replication

[Today's post comes to us courtesy Lavinder Kumar.] Though uncommon, there are times when we see an...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 03/28/2008

Offline Folder Synchronization Fails

[Today's post comes to us courtesy Vikramjit Singh and Aditya Kapoor.] We have come across a couple...

Author: TechNet Archive Date: 03/21/2008

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