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

Watch an Interview with a Small Business Server 2008 Product Manager

Click the following link to watch an interview with Sean Daniel: Sean Daniel has been a program manager for Small Business Server since SBS 2000.  In this video he tells us a little bit about what’s new in Small Business Server 2008 and shows us a demo of the SBS 2008 console.  He also… Read more

Don’t Miss Out – Small Business Server Webinars (UK)

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Karan Rustagi] Confirm your Small Business Server webinar attendance todayWe’ve arranged three Small Business Server webinars to cover topics that we think you may be interested in. You can watch these webinars from the comfort of your own PC and there will be an opportunity for you to… Read more

Inside SBS Podcast Episode #20 – R2 and WSUS

In this week’s episode, we finally return to talk about R2 in general terms, and then dive in to WSUS.   Direct link to the podcast: {MP3} Subscribe to RSS feed for the podcast  Show Notes: 00:00 Where have you guys been?01:15 Getting ready for R2 and WSUS03:00 First impressions – upgraded console04:20 Slow loading?06:30 R2 Components07:20 Extended CAL rights for… Read more

Invitation to Join the Podcast Gang Next Monday – WSUS and SBS 2003 R2

Please join the Inside SBS crew on Monday, July 24th for a spirited discussion about SBS 2003 R2’s implementation of WSUS.  The show starts live at 9:30 AM CST. Phone number for the live call-in portion of the podcast: (866) 500-6738 Use participant code: 7508158   We welcome any questions, comments, feedback, or abuse!  You can… Read more

Allocated Memory Errors After Adding RAM

In our last podcast, we mentioned a case where allocated memory errors were caused by adding RAM to the machine.  This happens because we are actually making use of the new memory (which is a good thing, the server is using the resources you have added more effectively), but you may want to modify the… Read more

Inside SBS Podcast Episode #19 – Getting Started with SBS

This episode, we decided to break with our standard format and bring a guest online for the podcast.  Pamela Cassoy, an SBS consultant, joins us for a discussion about her experiences starting out with SBS deployments.  Pamela was gracious enough to describe a number of hurdles she overcame in getting her first SBS installs in… Read more

Inside SBS Episode #18 – The POP3 Connector – Now Available

Please join the Inside SBS podcast gang for a round-table discussion on everyone’s favorite SBS component – the POP3 Connector.  We do a deep technical dive in to how the POP3 Connector works under the covers and discuss best practices, common misconfigurations, troubleshooting, and much, much more.  This episode features the first appearance of our… Read more

Podcast Update – Waiting on hardware…

I wanted to promise a new time and date for our next podcast, but, unfortunately, I’m waiting on a new piece of equipment that is still in transit.  As soon as it arrives, I’ll post the call-in information for our next show.So, that begs the question – what are people interested in hearing about?  Seriously,… Read more

Inside SBS Episode #17 Now Available

Episode #17 of Inside SBS is now available.  This is a simulcast recording of our recent TS2 presentation.  In this episode we cover best practices and support recommendations for preparing your SBS server for R2 deployment.  Much of the advice applies to general change management and service pack/hotfix deployment. The slide deck is available here… Read more