Category «SBS 2008»

Small Business Server SBS 2008

This section covers the installation of the new SBS 2008 server. The migration of data is covered in part 3. Step 1 – Create Answer File with Source Migration Tool Connect a USB key to the SBS 2003 server and make sure the USB key is visible as a drive in my computer. Then run …

Migration from SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 – Part 1

Overview This article covers the “Microsoft” method for migrating from SBS 2003 to SBS 2008. Following this method allows you to add a new SBS 2008 server to the existing domain allowing you to then gracefully migrate data across (you have 21 days until the SBS2003 server will shutdown). Following this method minimises the downtime …

Once you have finished the setup of SBS 2008 you will need to migrate data and settings over to the new SBS 2008 server. In the SBS 2008 Console there is a “Migrate to Windows SBS” wizard. Work your way through these wizards and following the instructions. Note that migrating data and mailboxes will effect …

The final part walks through decommissioning the old SBS 2003 server. Remove Exchange from SBS 2003 Move all public folders to the new server. Check the public folders are replicated to the new SBS server and are in sync. Create a new public folder store on the new SBS 2008 server Then drag and drop …

Users Not Displayed in the SBS 2008 Console

  Problem On the Users and Groups tab of the SBS console you may find not all users are listed. Reason This is because the users were not created via the SBS console – therefore the user’s Active Directory (AD) attribute msSBSCreationState value is not set to “Created”. If you are in the process of …

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 …