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SBS 2011 Essentials + Server 2008 R2 RDS - Additional CALs [migrated]

I have an existing SBS 2011 Essentials domain and I would like to add a Server 2008 R2 as purely an RDS Session Host server for our remote staff. : In such an environment (whereby I already have [the ...
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Moved to Office 365, want to use SBS exchange as SMTP relay

I've recently setup an Exchange Online subscription with Office 365 - for all the benefits of cloud email in a small business. My onsite server is Windows SBS 2011. My problem is that my internal ...
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Problems will Dell Poweredge 2900

My buddy is an IT professional who ended up with an extra PowerEdge 2900 server with a valid key for SBS 2003. He gifted it to me in return since he knew I wanted a personal home media server. I got 4 ...
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How configure 2 Lan cards in Windows 7/8 pc one to connect to Internet and other to Local Network

    I am about to install a dedicated VOIP server in our office. It is a 3CX pbx system on Windows 7/8 machine. The environment currently is a Windows SBS 2011 with 8 client machines. I want ...
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sbs 2011 backup, size of backup

I configured windows backup to backup on my NAS, I swaped from internal backup to external backup and noticed that the backup needs only 90GB of space on the NAS where the SBS console shows me that ...
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NAS requirements for incremental backups on windows SBS 2011

I would like to do incremental backups using windows-backup on a NAS with sbs 2011, I googled and found that iSCSI is required, is this the only thing the nas must support to be able to do incremental ...
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How to verify that a Windows 2008 server is correctly updating its time using an external NTP server?

After applying Microsoft Fix it 50395 from KB816042 and specifying ntp time servers "0.nl.pool.ntp.org,0x8 1.nl.pool.ntp.org,0x8" the registry ...
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Can we install Microsoft Office on a Windows server for simultaneous multi-user access?

Is it possible to install Microsoft Office on a Windows server and using it simultaneously by several users connected by remote desktop connection? This link states that it would not be legal because ...
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Windows SBS 2008 Backup cannot configure backup schedule

I'm running Windows SBS 2008 Svc Pk 2 and have tried to use the Backup Wizard to configure a backup. It recognizes my external disk plugged in (1.8T WD), lets me rename it, select the drives to be ...
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What services to disable to stop sharepoint in sbs 2011

So, I'm looking to disable sharepoint in sbs 2011. I don't want to uninstall it because I've read that it will cause update errors, but It's throwing a lot of errors itself and we don't use it, so I ...
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How can I grant one user permissions to modify distribution groups members from Outlook

I would like to give one user permission to add and remove users to distribution groups from Outlook. They are using Exchange 2010 and I have find out that it can be done using RBAC. I have read ...
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Prevent desktop.ini from being shared

I have a Windows server sharing a directory containing a large number of sub-directories. Each sub-directory has a desktop.ini file which I cannot, for unrelated reasons, remove. (I know how to ...
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SBS2008 Remoteapp certificate not trusted, tried everything

I imported the SBS2008 server certificate to the client from where I want to connect. This worked, and I have added it to the trust root map. However the error still appears saying that the ...
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SBS2008 Certificate problems

The sbs2008 certificates are driving me crazy. Can somebody tell me how to completely disable them ? For example I have problems with the certificate source, name etc when using RemoteApp or trying ...
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How does an authoritatve domain know when you IP address changes?

I have a SBS server running Exchange 2010. We had a domain and decided to change it. We would like to allow emails to come into the server from both the new and old domain. I read on the tech ...
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Exchange 2007 email over quota

One of our users had their email over quota during this weekend. He and me are both sure he received quite some emails this weekend. When chaning his quota, I dont see the old mails from this weekend ...
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SBS 2011, need logging if a folder is moved (accidentally) by a user

Small lawfirm, SBS 2011. On this Server each case gets a folder, for 2012 from folder "1-2012" to "876-2012" and for 2013 "1-2013" to "555-2013" until today. A path to a folder looks like ...
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fix pop3 connector on SBS 2003

I am attempting to get our SBS 3003 Server (yes I know it's old and outdated) to retrieve mail from our web mail provider via pop3 and send via SMTP through our web mail provider however I seem to ...
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Binding Outlook to Active Directory users [closed]

I currently have a small business network set up. Running SBS 2011, and Windows 7. I apologize for my minimal knowledge of the subject, but I am looking for a way to have Outlook connected to each ...
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SBS 2008 Backup fails to configure

I have a Windows Small Business Server 2008 Standard which refuses to configure its backup. I'm using the SBS Console and running through the Wizard which sees and formats the drives and appears to ...
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Why is my computer not updating via Windows Update?

I just recently installed Windows 8 Pro on a computer at work. The computer runs Windows Update fine while its not joined to the domain. However, once I join it to the domain it cannot perform windows ...
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How to cause all workstations in network to install MSI package?

I have remote access to a Windows Small Business Server 2008 machine. There are about 5 workstations connected to this network. How can I make every workstation install an .msi package without having ...
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Connect existing computer to SBS domain

I am going to connect a few existing PC's to a new windows SBS server and domain. They have programs installed like quicken and other standalone software. When I join the domain, how much do I need ...
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Sharepoint logfile is too large

We run an SBS 2008 server with WSS. On the drive I have set aside for WSS, I'm fast running out of space due to the ShareWebDb_log.ldf file being >96GB! File size is huge compared to the actual ...
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Moving data files failing

Trying to migrate data from C: to D: via the SBS console is failing. The wizard starts running but drops out in the first few seconds. I'll post the full logs, but the important lines appear to be ...
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Which internet i use when i use VPN in windows

I use my VPN to my company so that i can use remote desktop. I stay connected all night. I just want to know that while my VPN is active and i download stuff from internet does i download from my ...
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AD Domain with roaming laptops - connect or leave separate

What do you do when you have a pool of laptops that are given to staff when they travel? I work for a travel agency where we will send a staff member or two away on a tour with a group of people, and ...
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SBS Domain loosing file access privileges

We had a SBS 2008 which was working and stable on an office (buiness centre) network. We used a subnet mask 192.168.X.Y. We moved to a larger office and needed to have a subnet mask 192.168.A.B Now ...
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Contents of network share won't refresh without restart?

We have network shares on a machine running Small Business Server 2008. All domain users have access to this share, and a batch script maps it to the T: drive upon logging into Windows. One user is ...
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Offline files - Access Denied

I do some consulting work, so for my home / home office network I'm using Windows SBS 2008 server, with Windows 7 clients on my desktop and PC. I have user folder redirection since I've setup SBS, ...
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Windows SBS 2011 DNS Role (service) failing & needing restarting

Have a Windows SBS 2011 with Exchange that is handling all DNS for the network. Since getting a 3rd party (Hardware & Support) to setup a recieving FTP service and restricting Exchanges memory ...
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Are CAL's Required? Server 2008 Advice

Basically what I would like is to setup a network to allow all employees in our business to have a central user system and file storage (Then if one machine fails there should be no loss of data). ...
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Windows SBS Standard 2011 Folder redirection will not be disabled for one user

I am trying to disable folder redirection for one user (or all users on the domain). I have disabled the setting for the user in the users tab on the SBS console and restarted the computer a couple ...
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OEM software / Windows Server advice

I need to set up a laptop as a server and I understand that I need a Windows Server OS to enable more than one simultaneous VPN connection. Correct? If so, would Windows Small Business Server do the ...
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Difference between http://connect and manually joining domain?

I just got to play around with Windows Small Business Server 2011 for the past couple weeks, and one feature I think is cool is that to join a domain, you just need to go to http://connect in your web ...
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How to add password to zip file on SBS 2008?

I'm trying to add a password to a zip file on SBS 2008, but there is no "Add Password" in the File menu. What can I do?
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VPN to an SBS server keeps asking for redial after a certain period of time, even if you are active

I got provided a VPN connections to the Windows SBS server of a client. The connection terminates after a while (about 60 minutes) even if it has been busy for a while. I cannot seem to edit the VPN ...
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can you run iis on Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials?

Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials looks like a good option to go in our scenario. But IIS is an requirement. Can the Essentials edition run IIS?
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New user templates for Windows Server

In Windows Server, is there a way to have certain tasks be performed ever time a new user is created? Basically, I would like a way to change the default groups and create a windows share every time a ...
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How can I create a bootable USB of Microsoft SBS 2011 from an ISO in ubuntu 64 bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create a Windows 7 installation usb media from linux ? (to install Windows 7) - Help need to know better method Right so Im having a bit of a mare! I am trying ...
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Windows Server 2008 SBS Standard: Routing and Remote Access - No internet

I just replaced the NIC adapter and now we can't use the new adapter's IP address as gateway at XP/Win7 clients, no internet access. Using Windows Server as a NAT Router I cannot add WAN NIC, Remote ...
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what is the best way to install Small Business Server 2011? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make Windows Small Business Server 2011 bootable from an USB stick I have just downloaded Microsoft Small Business Server 2011 and it is 6.50 GB as this is too ...
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How to make Windows Small Business Server 2011 bootable from an USB stick

How would I go about make Windows Small Business Server 2011 install from an USB stick by making it bootable?