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Install a GoDaddy SSL Certificate on SBS 2008

If you found this article useful please click on my referral link before buying your godaddy certificate – www.godaddy.com In the below example I am installing a GoDaddy SSL Certificate on SBS 2008 Step 1 – The trusted certificate wizard From the SBS console run the “Add a trusted certificate” wizard When you get to the …

The installation of terminal server has failed given the error message Attempt to configure Terminal Server failed with error code 0x80004005.  Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component. This is usually due to a group policy being applied to the Terminal Server. I have noticed this when installing onto …

Install Exchange 2007 sp2 on SBS 2008

Note – Exchange 2007 SP3 has now been released. If you just try to run the installation it will fail as the Exchange BPA detects SBS 2008. You will get the below error: You must update your Windows Small Business Server 2008 settings both before and after you install Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 …

SBS 2008 misc issues

IPv6 Thinking of uninstalling IPv6. Don’t do it – very bad idea! User Accounts not showing in the SBS Console Probably because they were created in ADU&C. To rememdy this in the SBS console go to the “users & groups” tab and run the “change user role for user accounts” wizard. Make sure you choose …

Error Joining win7 laptop to SBS 2008 premium domain

when trying to join a Win7 laptop to a Premium SBS domain (key word Premium). Getting this error: “Changing the Primary Domain DNS name of this computer to “blank” failed. The name will remain “(domain.local)”. The error was: The remote procedure call failed and did not execute.” ISA Server actually proxies RPC on the inside …

SBS 2008 installation checklist

SBS 2008 Installation checklist NB – This is for a plain SBS install and not a swing migration Pre-installation: Check current LAN IP range. SBS 2008 does not like public IPs – i.e. its IP must be private. If installing into a LAN that uses public address I would recommend getting it online and running …