Installing Windows 7 in a SBS 2003 Environment

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Justin Crosby] If you want to use http://servername/connectcomputer to join a Windows 7 machine to your SBS 2003 domain you must first install hotfix KB 926505.  Most SBS 2003 installations should already have this update installed as this is the same hotfix that allowed Windows Vista machines to… 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

SBS 2008 How-To Information on David Overton’s blog

For some great SBS 2008 “how to” guidance, be sure to check out David Overton’s blog.  SBS 2008 Install process (in pictures) How to change spam settings on Exchange 2007 / SBS 2008 to enable some / all / more spam to be delivered to an account for analysis Once SBS is set up, how to… Read more

SBS 2003 Server May Hand Out Incorrect Default Gateway to Clients at a Remote Site

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of  Rod White]  We have noticed an issue that occurs with remote users receiving the wrong default gateway. Instead of receiving their local router as the default gateway they receive the SBS server’s IP as their default gateway. This happens once they log onto the domain and the SBS_Login_Script.bat file runs…. Read more

New SBS 2003 Updates released through Microsoft Update and WSUS

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Duncan Chalmers and Damian Leibaschoff] Today the SBS SE team released two important updates on MU/WU/WSUS for SBS 2003: 1) “Critical Update for Windows Small Business Server 2003: Vista and Outlook 2007 compatibility (KB 926505)”. This is a ‘critical’ (high priority) class update targeted at all SBS servers… Read more

Update for the Windows SBS client deployment tools to support Windows Vista delayed

[Today’s post comes to us from Chris Puckett]     There is a bit of a delay in getting the update released for KB 926505 that was originally scheduled for around the end of January. We will update the community with a new date shortly. In the meantime, you may follow the steps listed in KB 926505… Read more