Run the Windows Server Essentials Best Practices Analyzer6

Applies To: Windows Server 2016 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 Essentials

When you finish migrating your settings and data to Windows Server Essentials, you should run the Windows Server Essentials Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) on the Destination Server. The BPA examines a server that is running Windows Server Essentials and presents a report that describes issues and provides recommendations for resolving them. The recommendations are developed by the product support organization for Windows Server Essentials.

To run the Windows Server Essentials BPA on the Destination Server

  1. Log on to the Destination Server as an administrator, and then open the Dashboard.

  2. In the Dashboard, click the Devices tab.

  3. In the ServerTasks pane, click Best Practices Analyzer.

  4. Review each BPA message, and follow the instructions to resolve issues if necessary.