[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Justin Crosby]
Today’s post will answer some of the common questions we have seen regarding the BPA.
Q: Can the BPA be run from a client?
Q: Will this tool make changes to my server?
A: No, this tool is read-only
Q: How often will the definitions get updated?
A: The current plan is every 4 months, this may change without notice
Q: How can I provide feedback on this tool?
A: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Can the SBS 2003 BPA be run on a non-SBS server?
Q: Can the BPA be run on an SBS 2000 server?
Q: I ran the BPA and it’s telling me to make a change that I think will cause problems, what should I do?
A: The BPA is an informational tool designed to provide guidance for the most common error states and misconfigurations. Specific environments need to be evaluated on an individual basis.
Q: Does this replace the Exchange/ISA/SQL/SharePoint BPAs?
A: No, they are complimentary and not mutually exclusive