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[Today's post comes to us courtesy of David Copeland from Commercial Technical Support] The September update for the WSSG BPA has now been released, adding 59 new rules. Currently the total number of checks per SKU breaks down as (total of 107 total rules)
Small Business Server 2011 Standard Edition 102 Small Business Server 2011 Essentials 78 Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials 30 Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 5
You will be notified of the update in a couple of places. If you have chosen to integrate the BPA into the SBS console during installation, the BPA will have a status of critical under the Security menu. You will see this until the update is applied:
You will also see that “An update for the Windows Server Solutions BPA is available” in the systray when you launch the BPA. You need to click this notification to install the update:
The model for the WSSG BPA has been updated with new rules including: Small Business Server 2011 Standard Edition
Small Business Server 2011 Essentials
Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials
Does BPA talks to some service to pull out the required information from the server?
My BPA refuses to update! I have tried the regedit trick and running bpaupdate manually. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling both the MBCA and the WSSBPA.