A long awaited tool, at least for someone like me, is finally out and public!
The Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 Best Practices Analyzer examines a server that is running Windows Small Business Server 2003 (Windows SBS) and presents a list of information and errors that administrators should review.The Windows SBS Best Practices Analyzer examines the server and collects configuration information from many sources including:• Active Directory Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)• Registry • MetabaseAfter collecting information about server configuration, the Windows SBS Best Practices Analyzer verifies that the information is correct and then presents administrators with a list of issues sorted by severity. The list describes each issue and provides a recommendation or possible solution.
You can read more about it on;The Official SBS Blog - SBS now has a Best Practices Analyzer!
You can download it from here;
Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 Best Practices Analyzer
There is a KB about it;http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940439
If you have feedbacks on this tool, you can send them to
This should definitely make our lives much easier