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[Today's post comes to us courtesy of Justin Crosby]
Today's post will answer some of the common questions we have seen regarding the BPA.
Q: Can the BPA be run from a client?A: No
Q: Will this tool make changes to my server?A: No, this tool is read-only
Q: How often will the definitions get updated?A: The current plan is every 4 months, this may change without notice
Q: How can I provide feedback on this tool?A: Email: email@example.com
Q: Can the SBS 2003 BPA be run on a non-SBS server?A: No
Q: Can the BPA be run on an SBS 2000 server?A: No
Q: I ran the BPA and it’s telling me to make a change that I think will cause problems, what should I do?A: The BPA is an informational tool designed to provide guidance for the most common error states and misconfigurations. Specific environments need to be evaluated on an individual basis.
Q: Does this replace the Exchange/ISA/SQL/SharePoint BPAs? A: No, they are complimentary and not mutually exclusive
For more information on the BPA please see:How to Use the Windows SBS 2003 BPACommon QuestionsDownload BPA
Thanks for the information that you have provided to us.
The Official SBS Blog: SBS BPA F.A.Q. http://blogs.technet.com/sbs/archive/2007/11/01/sbs-bpa-f-a-q.aspx