Hyper-V: A virtually exciting possibility with Windows SBS 2008

Virtual servers. It’s all the buzz. Have you been listening? Virtualization technology has been around a while, but with the release of Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, it is much easier to virtualize a Windows Server 2008 network. And since Windows SBS 2008 supports the Hyper-V technology, you might want to consider if a Hyper-V virtualized…

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New Documentation: “Adding a Server Running Windows Server 2008 to a Windows Small Business Server 2003 Network”

If you have been waiting for the release of Windows Server 2008 to add or update a member server, check out this helpful information.   Windows SBS 2003 allows you to add computers running Windows Server 2008 to your network; however, you cannot use the wizards in Windows SBS or the http://ServerName/connectcomputer Web site to…

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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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How to make Windows SBS 2003 compatible with Windows Vista and Office 2007

Not everyone is going to jump on the bandwagon at the same time, but we know that many of you are itching to take advantage of the great new features in Windows Vista and Office 2007. Well, we are pleased to inform you that an update is now available that (in addition to other things):…

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Just the FAQ’s maam. Just the FAQ’s.

Just when you think you have something nailed, you discover what the claw-end of a hammer is for. Case in point. Early this summer, we (as a product group) went through a vigorous exercise to review all of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) on the Windows SBS Web site. We did this to 1) update…

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New Documentation: Adding and Running Multiple Servers on Windows SBS

A short quiz. (no grades will be given) Did you know that you can run one or more additional servers on a Windows SBS network? Do you know what role additional server’s play in a Windows SBS environment? Do you know the steps to take to successfully install, configure, and manage additional servers on a Windows SBS…

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The Windows SBS SP1 Release Notes have been updated!

The release notes for SBS SP1 have been updated to incorporate information about the following issues: SP1 for Windows SBS 2003 cannot be applied to evaluation versions of Windows SBS 2003 After you have installed Windows SBS SP1 and you try to reinstall a Windows SBS component, you receive the message, “The drive contains a disc for Windows…

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