Category: Small Business Server

  • How to reset the domain administrator password on SBS 2011 Essentials

    A little while back in April 2012 i published a post on How to reset the domain administrator password on a Windows Server 2008(R2) based system. It has been brought to my attention that there might be a variation to this procedure on a SBS 2011 Essentials system. When you attempt to boot from the […]?

  • Remote Desktop Services crash after Microsoft update KB2667402

    This issue arose just recently with the latest SBS 2011 installations. After the initial setup and a few rounds of updates, the Remote Desktop Services stop when when you attempt to dial in to the SBS 2011 server. All the server services remain functional – DNS, AD, Exchange, shared folders, etc. We were able to […]?

  • SBS 2011 Migration Preparation tool – error in DNS

    I recently came across an issue while running the SBS 2011 Migration preparation tool on the source server. Unfortunately haven’t take a note of the exact message, but the message was reporting a problem in the source server’s DNS saying the source server is missing from DNS. The first time i experienced this problem after […]?

  • How to disable SBS 2003 to 2008/2011 migration grace time period expiration

    In the last couple of months we did a considerable amount of SBS2003 to SBS2008/SBS2011 migrations. So far the 21 day limit to finish the migration haven’t been an issue – until now. We were waiting for a 3rd party system supplier to migrate their software to the new server. As this work has been […]?