Small Business Server 2011 Migration preparation tool reports 2 errors despite the fix been applied

I had previously addressed some errors that Windows Small Business Server 2011 Migration Preparation tool reported. As usual, there’s always something new that i haven’t seen before. In the previous cases the solution was more less provided by the tool itself, or it could be found easily after a short research. This time it was a much harder nut to … Continue reading

SBS 2011 Internet Explorer Maintenance missing from Group Policy Management

Came across another interesting behavior doing a SBS 2011 migration. By default the  User Group Policy sets the Internet Explorer home page to point to the Companyweb. Which is all and fine, we all got used to live with this “feature” and we all know how to disable it. Right? Not quite. As it turns out, the Internet Explorer Maintenance … Continue reading

Managing IIS Server Memory Usage

In previous articles we already addressed the management of memory used by Exchange in the article “How to limit Exchange 2010 memory usage”. We also addressed the memory used by SQL server(s) in the article “How to limit SQL Server 2005/2008 memory usage”. Today’s article is a continuation to this theme of managing the memory usage on SBS 2008/2011 servers and … Continue reading

How to limit SQL Server 2005/2008 memory usage

In today’s article we’ll look at additional steps that we can take in order to manage resources on Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008/2011. I will be looking at managing memory usage of SQL server. These tips can be applied on other standard Windows Servers as well, but SBS is more prone to memory usage issues, since it usually has … Continue reading