New Documentation: Migrating Windows Small Business Server 2003 to New Hardware

It’s been a long time coming, but we have FINALLY published a guide for “Migrating Windows Small Business Server 2003 to New Hardware.” Here is a brief abstract from the overview: “If you decide that your server running the Windows® Small Business Server 2003 (Windows SBS) server software is no longer able to keep up with the demands…

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Introducing the Windows SBS Tech Center!

Check it out! Building upon the ever popular Microsoft TechNet foundation, The Windows SBS Tech Center delivers a fresh new interface that helps you find the information you need – with less hassle. With fewer “navigation” pages, the SBS Tech Center quickly guides you to the technical and support information you need. And guess what? Our very own Technical Library has its own tab in…

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A kind of hush…

…has fallen on the SBS Documentation Team blog of late. Can it be that everything that can be written about Windows Small Business Server has been written? Is it possible that Windows SBS has become so easy to use that Microsoft decided that a writing team was no longer necessary to support it? Well, as…

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Searching the SBS Technical Library…

… isn’t the grand experience at the moment that we know it will be shortly. In our excitement to publish, it appears that the Live Search function was not configured to properly scope and rank search results to SBS-specific content. Please accept our most humble apologies for this oversight. We’re working to correct the issue and you will soon be able…

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Introducing the Windows SBS 2003 Technical Library!

(Queue Marching Band. Great Fanfare. Tickertape. Fireworks!)   It is with extreme pleasure that we announce the launch and availability of the Windows SBS 2003 Technical Library! The WSBS Technical Library centralizes all of the core product documentation for WSBS 2003 and WSBS 2003 R2. In doing so, it significantly improves your ability to search…

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A Call to Arms! Well, fingers anyway. (tap, tap, tap)

Attention SBS Community Members! The SBS Product Team would like to hear from you. The following is from Kevin Beares SBS Community Lead blog: “We want to know how valuable your experience is with the community resources and information that is available to you today as a member of the Windows SBS Community. We also want to…

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TechEd 2007 – The WOW is Now!

It was a disappointing moment when I learned that SBS would not be represented at TechEd this year. But realizing the opportunity in being able to spend so much time in one-to-one conversations with so many customers in one place was just to good to pass up. So here I am in beautiful Orlando. It’s…

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New Documentation: Installing WSUS 3.0 on SBS 2003

WSUS 3.0 is out and it’s making a big splash. It has lots of new bells and whistles including advanced filtering and reporting, improved performance and operational reliability, flexible deployment options, and more content access through the Microsoft Update Catalog site. And what’s really cool for SBS’ers out there is that Kumud (my quiet and unassuming office-mate) has just…

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Putting Vista clients to sleep on your SBS network

Ok. You’ve had a long day at the office and you just want the Vista clients on your network to go to sleep! But no. They just want to stay awake and play when you leave the office. You’ve tried fiddling with the power settings, but you’re not getting the results you expect. Why does this happen?…

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Prepare Your Server for Extended Daylight Savings Time!

Are you ready for Extended Daylight Savings Time? If not, your computer’s system clock may not show the correct time during the four week extension that starts on March 11, 2007. The SBS Documentation Team strongly encourages you to read the excellent article “Extended Daylight Saving Time and SBS 2003” that Chris Puckett posted in…

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