MS09-012 and ISA Server Standard Edition 14109 Failures

If you cannot start ISA on SBS after installing MS09-012 and receive “Event ID 14109: (The ISA Server Standard Edition cannot run. Either the server is using more than 4 processors….).” please see the following post on the ISABlog:… Read more

Introducing the “Add a Trusted Certificate Wizard” in SBS 2008

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Shawn Sullivan] The purpose of the “Add a trusted certificate wizard” is to simplify the process of requesting and obtaining a trusted 3rd party SSL certificate for the SBS Web Applications website in IIS 7. This eliminates the need to use the native IIS 7 interface, which is… 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

The CEICW Certificate Generator Will Be Out Of The Office On February 29, 2008

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of James Frederickson and Justin Crosby] Running the CEICW on SBS 2003 on February 29, 2008 and choosing to create a certificate may fail on Secure Web Site Configuration as seen below: Text of error: An error occurred while configuring a component.To continue with the wizard and configure remaining… Read more

Client Computers Cannot Get DHCP Addresses From SBS 2003 With ISA 2004

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of  Justin Crosby]  Today we are going to discuss a somewhat common issue caused by an ISA misconfiguration: Clients not getting DHCP addresses from their SBS 2003 server running ISA 2004. On a default install of SBS 2003 with ISA 2004 where the CEICW has been run this issue WILL NOT… Read more

Network Behind a Network

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of  Wayne McIntyre]  A scenario we come across from time to time is a “network behind a network” configuration in an environment with an SBS server running ISA 2004 Server (diagram below). This issue was briefly addressed in blog The first problem with this configuration is that ISA 2004 does… Read more

Reminder: SBS 2003 SP1 with ISA 2004 Media Offer Expires 12/30/2007

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of James Frederickson]  Small Business Server 2003 Premium Edition customers that are still running ISA 2000 have until December 30, 2007 to order their SBS SP1 Premium CD3 with ISA 2004. Beginning December 31, 2007 this offer will no longer be available. For more information on this offer please see:… Read more

Why can’t I access my web sites by both FQDN and IP after running the CEICW?

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Justin Crosby] Hello Readers, When you run the Small Business Server CEICW wizard you are asked to create an SSL Certificate.  Once you enter your web server name and complete the wizard you will notice that you are only be able to access your web sites using the FQDN you… Read more

ISA 2006 Support on SBS

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Mark Stanfill and Wayne McIntyre] Just a quick follow-up on something we discussed while ISA 2006 was in beta (  ISA 2006 installed on SBS 2003 is not supported by either the ISA or SBS groups.  It is supported in SBS environments, of course, but must be installed on… Read more