Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-067 – Critical

Make sure that you install this hotfix to your Small Business Servers and client machines as soon as possible.  This hotfix applies to SBS 2000 through SBS 2008 as well as Windows 2000 through Vista.  For more information please see: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-067.mspx http://blogs.technet.com/swi/archive/2008/10/23/More-detail-about-MS08-067.aspx… Read more

SBS 2008: Released to Manufacturing!

On behalf of the SBS team, I am extremely pleased to announce that Windows Small Business Server 2008 software has been finalized!  Today both SBS Standard and Premium are being released to manufacturing, which means we begin the process of finalizing international versions, creating media, building packaging, delivering the product to distribution channels and handing… Read more

WinVerifyTrust update (KB 938759) will be mandatory for WSUS on SBS 2003

If you are running Update Services in SBS 2003 R2 or just WSUS on any versions of SBS 2003, the WinVerifyTrust update (KB 938759) will be set to mandatory and installed on your WSUS server. See below for more information. From: http://blogs.technet.com/wsus/archive/2008/06/19/winverifytrust-update-will-be-mandatory-for-wsus.aspx A couple of weeks ago, I posted <http://blogs.technet.com/wsus/archive/2008/06/05/windows-vista-sp1-available-to-wsus.aspx> about Windows Vista Service Pack… Read more

Plenty of applause for SBS 2008 at SMB Summit today!

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of  Chris Almida]    Great day for SBS 2008 at the SMB Summit!  I had the opportunity to present and watch some of the great presenters from the Product Group demo some of the fantastic new features in SBS 2008 to the packed presentation hall here in Dallas.  Topics covered… Read more

Vista Service Pack 1 Considerations

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of  Justin Crosby and Chris Puckett] If you are considering updating your Windows Vista machines to Service Pack 1 please review this KB article that explains reasons you may not see the update available for download on Windows Update and/or Automatic Updates: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;948343. Pay close attention to Cause/Method 5. … Read more

Issue Using RWW to Access the Console Session

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of John Bay] We wanted to make everyone aware of a minor issue we recently discovered during the testing of Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008. The remote web workplace has the ability to connect to the server console session. This is an optional checkbox exposed under… Read more