How to install FSE SP2 on EBS

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Mark Stanfill] Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server with Service Pack 2 (FSE SP2) is now available.  This is an optional but recommended update for FSE customers, including EBS customers.  The download is available here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=2ceb14d4-404b-4d8f-8a21-ebfc71b2e82b The release notes are available here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=EE7829A3-0AE8-44DE-822C-908CD1034523&displaylang=en For EBS installations, additional manual…

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Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (KB951847) Fails to install on Windows Essential Business Servers

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Mark Stanfill and Chris Puckett] Updated 12/11/2009 – Added msiexec /fp instructions. You may see installation failures of Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (KB951847) on the 3 EBS 2008 Standard Edition Servers.  Clients and other servers are not affected.  The behavior is that the update will…

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How to Install Exchange 2007 Service Pack 2 on Windows Essential Business Server 2008

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Stephen Li] Recently Microsoft Exchange 2007 released Service Pack 2. This SP2 enables customers to increase their operational efficiency and it sets the foundation for the transition to Exchange Server 2010. Enhanced auditing, Exchange volume snapshot backup functionality, dynamic active directory schema update and validation, public folder quota…

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Update installation wizard dialog might be hidden by Windows EBS installation wizard

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Stephen Li] Sometimes, you will see that Windows EBS installation wizard appears to hang and some updates are not showing any progress. For example, the Windows EBS installation wizard will show “Installing…” while the “Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition” update has no progress at…

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Update Rollup 1 for EBS 2008 and Updated Preparation and Planning Wizards are Released

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Stephen Li] Windows Essential Business Server 2008 & Preparation and Planning Wizards Update Rollup 1 have been released. Update Rollup 1 for Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (KB961448) addresses the following issues: Issue 1 You cannot install Management Server if all the following conditions are true: The data…

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Essential Business Server Hotfix KB 957755 Now Available

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Mark Stanfill] EBS Hotfix KB 957755 is now available and being offered to all EBS Management Servers through Microsoft Update.  This hotfix resolves an issue where the SCE Administration Console shows an error when you click on the Reporting node after installing the SQL 2005 948109 hotfix.  Details…

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