Windows Server Solutions BPA Updated January 2013

Update Rollup 4 for Windows Server Solutions BPA (KB2796170) is now available via Microsoft Update. New Rules Added DefWebSiteExtended – This rule checks whether the default website is extended correctly. RemoteVDirAuthentication – This rule checks whether Anonymous Authentication is disabled. SelfUpdateVDirSSL – This rule checks whether the SSL protocol is enabled or Anonymous Authentication is… Read more

Windows Server Solutions BPA Updated June 2012

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Shammi Dua and Charanjeet Singh from Commercial Technical Support] Update Rollup 3 for WSSG BPA (KB 2699813) is now available via Microsoft Updates, along with its installation tool (KB 2698659). How to get BPA Update Rollup SBS 2011 Standard: By default, Microsoft Update points to the WSUS service… Read more

Windows Server Solutions BPA Updated February 2012

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of David Copeland from Commercial Technical Support] There are 46 new rules in this release of the WSSG BPA. Currently the total number of checks per SKU breaks down as (total of 153 total rules (this includes one for showing the model version and one for showing the number… Read more

Your Remote Desktop Connection to a Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 or a Windows Server 2008 R2 Server May Disconnect on a Regular Basis

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Steven Goddard from Product Development and Damian Leibaschoff from Commercial Technical Support] This post does not specifically apply to the SBS server per-se but rather to a common configuration that is used in SBS networks where a second server is added either by purchasing the SBS 2011 Premium… Read more

Windows Server Solutions BPA Checklist

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of David Copeland from Commercial Technical Support] Earlier this month we published a post introducing the new Windows Server Solutions BPA, which is currently available for download.  Below is a list of the checks, broken down by each product supported, that the Windows Server Solutions Best Practices Analyzer (BPA)… Read more

Introducing the Windows Server Solutions BPA

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of David Copeland from Commercial Technical Support] The Windows Server Solutions Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) examines a server that is running: Windows® Small Business Server 2011 Standard Edition Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 The BPA will present a… Read more

Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 and Interaction with Small Business Server 2011 Essentials

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Sean Daniel] With yesterday’s RTM of Windows Multipoint Server 2011, I want to show how it can help your Small Business with thin clients, old clients, seasonal employees and even reducing the number of machines in the office. With this release of SBS 2011 Essentials, a new level… Read more

Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 has RTM’d

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Dean Paron and Sandrine Skinner] Hi- This is Dean Paron, Product Unit Manager for Windows MultiPoint Server and Sandrine Skinner, Director of Marketing for Windows MultiPoint Server . We are so pleased to announce to you that today Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 is available on the Download Center… Read more

Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 is almost here! See it in action.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Dean Paron a Product Unit Manager in Windows Multipoint Server] Hey, this is Dean Paron, product unit manager, back to give you more information about Windows MultiPoint Server 2011. Over the past few months, we’ve posted blogs with links to the Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 Beta and Release… Read more