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November, 2005

  • Disaster Recovery Chat - SBS Show #4

    If you haven't already downloaded the show, now is the time. This is Vlad Mazek and Chris Rue's weekly podcast covering SBS . The pacing is good, the guests knowledgeable, and the content is great. Highly recommended. You can download it here: ...
  • 64 Bit Only Windows Server™ “Longhorn” Small Business Server

    The official announcement has come out that the next versions of Exchange and SBS will be 64-bit only. I'm really excited about this - most of the new server hardware deployed today is 64-bit (and virtually all of the OEM offerings are), so there will...
  • We Invade Vlad's SBS Show

    Peter Gallagher and I had the pleasure last weekend of being guests on Vlad Mazek's SBS Show podcast. We had a lot of fun and covered a wide-sweeping set of topics involving Microsoft Customer Support, troubleshooting, partner programs, a rundown on SBS...
  • Invitation to Join the Podcast Gang This Friday - New Time!

    The show starts live this week at 1:00 PM CST . If it's SBS, we're talking about it. Phone number for the live call-in portion of the podcast: (866) 500-6738 Use participant code: 5362361 (same as last week) Keep the questions coming! You...
  • Inside SBS Episode #7 Now Available

    Direct download here . [ Itunes ] In this week's episode: The Internet Mutual Appreciation Society - www.sbsshow.com The MyBusiness OU - safe to delete? Exchange with 2 Email Domains 327000 How to grant "Send as" and "Send on behalf...
  • Small Business Accounting on SBS 2003

    This new white paper has just been released. Download here. The paper is required reading for anyone who needs to install Microsoft Office Small Business Accounting 2006 (aka SBA) on SBS. The general recommendation is still to put it on a workstation...
  • The Complete (?) List of SBS Log Files

    This topic comes up periodically - where are all of the SBS installation and debug logs? This is the list that support has compiled internally. There may be a few exclusions (and please, let me know if you know of any), but I believe that this is fairly...
  • HTTP 503 Due to Registry Permissions

    Thanks to Stephanie Doakes for this tip: I came across an issue that was well worth documenting and sharing. Some of the symptoms that you may see for this issue include: OWA returns the following error HTTP 1.1 503 Service Unavailable...
  • IT Heroes Podcast

    For those of you interested in SQL Server 2005 ( Express Edition will be a core component of SBS 2003 R2 ), there is a great podcast available at Michael J. Murphy's blog . It's a short (20 minute) interview with Bill Zack discussing SQL 2005, extended...
  • Lunch with the SBS Support Guys - Inside SBS #8 Tomorrow

    This is your invitation to join us for the recording of Episde #8 of Inside SBS. This week, we'll be talking about migration, "super-sizing", and the Transition Pack. If you've ever wondered about the best, time-tested ways to go from an existing domain...
  • Inside SBS Episode #8 is Here!

    Direct download is here - {MP3} We had a lot of fun recording this week's episode. We talk a lot about best practices for upgrading existing domains to SBS and also delve in to the good, the bad, and the ugly of the Transition Pack. When people...
  • Are You Seeing Event 14079 Logged Every Hour?

    On some SBS servers, we've seen this event logged every hour. Typically this occurs around 47 minutes after the hour: Event ID: 14079 Source: Microsoft ISA Server Control Description: Due to an unexpected error, the service fwsrv stopped responding...
  • OWA Admin Tool

    Michelle Dixon of Microsoft SBS Support writes about a great Exchange 2003 resource: OWA Admin Tool In the past, if you needed to customize features in OWA, such as hiding Calendar or Journal, you had to edit the registry and add some not-very-intuitive...