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  • Blog Post: Properly Handling an EBS 2008 Setup Failure

    [Today's post comes to us courtesy of Shawn Sullivan] If EBS setup encounters a fatal error and cannot continue, you will be presented with the following window once you cancel: Figure 1: Installation not finished Note the warning: Do not manually delete any objects or settings in Active Directory. The...
  • Blog Post: Choosing an iSCSI Device During EBS Installation

    [Today's post comes to us courtesy of Kunal Ghotge and Mark Stanfill] EBS setup disables all network cards except for the LAN NIC during installation (the Security Server will enable its external NIC during setup). Hence, a data volume on an iSCSI drive connected through a network card will not be accessible...
  • Blog Post: Teched Los Angeles May 11-15 in LA will feature Essential Business Server

    Are you coming to Teched LA in May to learn about Windows Server, Exchange, System Center Essentials, Threat Management Gateway, Forefront for Exchange? I will be giving talks on Essential Business Server there and hanging out in the expo area with other EBS product team members, answering questions...
  • Blog Post: Update installation wizard dialog might be hidden by Windows EBS installation wizard

    [Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Stephen Li] Sometimes, you will see that Windows EBS installation wizard appears to hang and some updates are not showing any progress. For example, the Windows EBS installation wizard will show “Installing…” while the “Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008...
  • Blog Post: Time Zone Issues when Installing Essential Business Server in a Virtualized Environment

    [Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Shawn Sullivan, Wayne McIntyre, Mark Stanfill, and Chris Puckett] When installing Microsoft Windows Essential Business Server in Hyper-V setup may fail due to issues caused by time zone settings. EBS setup does not expose either clock time or time zone settings...