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Whoohoo they finally are tracking the changes in the document! Download: Migrating Windows SBS 2003 to Windows SBS 2011 Essentials - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=3231 This version...
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SBS 2011 Essentials Backup Issue: http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/partnerwinserversbs/thread/7f5d1fae-27a3-44db-9b84-81510ba5ff2f Problem: Alerts windows come up saying unable to connect to server when client Dashboard starts on each laptop regardless...
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There's some big changes in this one: Update Rollup 2 for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials is available: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;2630429 Firstly the Office 365 integration module is included in this. Next...
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So what are the default IIS settings in SBS Essentials? Mind you this is on a default box without the wizards run.
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Home server 2011, SBS Essentials and Windows Storage Server 2008 r2 Essentials tout that they support Macs. And well for Snow Leopard that's kinda a fair question. I say kinda fair because the ability to backup a Mac isn't like the Windows experience...
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Security program support in Windows SBS 2011 Essentials environments: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2663776/en-us?sd=rss&spid=1167 Note You cannot install Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 or Microsoft Security Essentials on a server that is running...
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HP Blogs - Join us for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Ess... - The HP Blog Hub: http://h30507.www3.hp.com/t5/Coffee-Coaching-HP-and-Microsoft/Join-us-for-Windows-Small-Business-Server-2011-Essentials/ba-p/103507 If you have ever wondered what Windows...
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I'll tell you one I want changed in the next version, the Launchpad. It doesn't give me the same alerts as the old home server alerts did for one, and then I want to have them launched minimized. Yes I know there are workaround for the issue of...
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Starting to see people getting stuck on this with SBS essentials. Migrating from an existing SBS 2003 where the netbios domain name is 16 characters or longer. On SBS 2003 it gracefully would handle this. On SBS 2011 Essentials the symptom you get is...
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If you want to change the default 60 gigs of the c drive to a larger size review these posts: http://titlerequired.com/2011/08/02/installing-sbs-essentials-using-an-answer-file/ Extending Your System Partition of your Primary Hard Drive on SBS 2011 Essentials...
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So if you want to kick the tires of the Office 365 integration module for SBS Essentials you can actually do so with a trial version of Office 365. Sign up for either the P1 or the E plans. The add in can be downloaded from here: I think you need to play...
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SBS 2011 Essentials: What it Means to Partners - Direct2Dell - Direct2Dell - Dell Community: http://en.community.dell.com/dell-blogs/direct2dell/b/direct2dell/archive/2011/11/04/introducing-sbs-2011-essentials.aspx Microsoft's Small Business Server...
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So the question that many have had regarding SBS Essentials is looking for a way to disable the launchpad being launched on the workstations. While one can go workstation to workstation they were looking for something a bit more group policyish. Thread...
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Continuing on our recap of issues you might see installing the client connector to SBS essentials, Robert Pearman has recapped a wonderful and detailed list of everything we've seen so far in regards to crusty workstations and issues installing the...
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Installing a SBS Essentials to a Windows 7 and the log file pointed to a pending file rename issues....but... there was nothing in the registry keys. (remember on Windows 7 the logs files you need to look at are in a hidden file in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft...
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I was installing a SBS Essentials and kept getting an error indicating a problem connecting the computer wouldn't do a trust connection to the server. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/smallbusinessserver2011essentials/thread/90b907e8...
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At the Portland SMBMVPtour it was stated that there was a hard stop on a minimum 160 gig drive to install SBS essentials in. We said to rejigger the setup so that the initial install had 160 gig drive to lay down itself in and then post install move things...
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So one of the items currently discussed on the SMBMVPtour is the issue of plug ins to SBS Essentials. While we're still waiting on the Office 365 plug in, there are some already in the marketplace. One such plug in I'll blog about tonight.. one...
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Reading the Gnome blog this morning reminds me that a really good SBS Essentials resource is Rob Pearmans's blog Rob’s blog on the Windows 7 Professional Pack | MVP Tour: http://blogs.msmvps.com/smbmvptour/blog/2011/08/13/robs-blog-on-the-windows...
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You do realize that you can use the trial, technet, msdn OR the Action pack media downloads and they use the key that is in your VLSC web site right? What you don't know that? Same rules as SBS Standard here. If you are waiting for media but already...
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