Transition from SBS2011 to Server 2012 the Essentials Route

  Hello Everyone! Today’s blog post brings a scenario where certain SBS users wants to migrate to Server 2012 but wants to retain their SBS like features, like RWW , exchange management from console etc. However it’s not possible to transition sbs2011 to server 2012 as the OS version is different. It’s possible to migrate… Read more

Step by step Installation of Self Service Portal for Service Manager 2012

  Mountaineer of the A-Team, Bhuwan, again takes the rope and explains us the step by step Installation of Self Service Portal for Service Manager 2012.   Self Service Portal Server installation is bit tricky and requires configuration of certificate and interchange the port numbers while portal installation. Setup by default provided 443 for WCS… Read more

Step by Step guide to lower Active Directory Functional Level

    Newest member in the A-Team, Aman Sahota, gives us insights on some simple, yet important steps in Active Directory management. In Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012, you can lower the Forest and Domain functional level from 2012 to 2008 R2, or from 2008 R2 to 2008. But you cannot lower… Read more

Transition from Small Business Server to Standard Windows Server

  Transition from Small Business Server to Standard Windows Server These steps are applicable for transition from all the versions of Small Business Server to Windows Server 2008/ 2008 R2/ 2012. Note: The Transition Pack which was used previously for same is no more available. Transition Process: 1. To ensure a seamless Transition we need… Read more