Managing Event Alerts in Your Reports – An SBS Monitoring Feature Enhancement

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Damian Leibaschoff and Justin Crosby from Commercial Technical Support] One of the most requested features for the SBS Monitoring component of Windows SBS 2008 and Windows SBS 2011 Standard is the ability to control and filter unwanted errors from the event logs section of the reports. There are… Read more

How to Recreate the SBSMonitoring Database

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Damian Leibaschoff from Commercial Technical Support] In SBS 2008 and SBS 2011 standard, we have a service called the Windows SBS Manager that is responsible for a number of tasks around monitoring, alert reporting and maintenance. This service relies on a SQL database running on a SQL express… Read more

SBS 2008 Console May Take Too Long to Display Alerts and Security Statuses, Display Not Available, or Crash

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Damian Leibaschoff and Justin Crosby] Under certain conditions, the Windows SBS Console may show one or several of the following symptoms: The Other Alerts in the Home tab will show as “Not Available” The Console.Log may also contain exceptions like this one: [5164] 090620.094247.9164: Exception: ————————————— An exception… Read more