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Lessons from a Recent SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 Migration

Posted by on Jul 27, 2009 in General | 0 comments

Here are some lessons learned from a recent SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 Migrations. Migrating a network you have barely touched is much more difficult than a network you built from the ground up. Always follow the instructions in this document. If this is the second migration of the network…especially if the previous network was running Exchange 5.5, you...

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Getting an Off-Site Outlook Install to Connect to SBS 2003

Posted by on Sep 3, 2008 in Tech Fixes | 0 comments

When you look at the many wonderful sites devoted to Microsoft’s Small Business Server 2003 (SBS 2003), one of the many items touted is the ability to access Outlook date over the internet, using RPC over HTTP.  From the various descriptions, it would seem to be an easy thing to do.  However, what do you do if the computer is not on site (for...

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Two Quick Thoughts

Posted by on May 29, 2008 in General | 0 comments

Two quick thoughts, since it has been ages since my last post: 1) I hate the packaging that is around ethernet cables, power bars, and other computer cables. Not only are they impossible to open without a knife or scissors, but they cannot possibly be good for the environment. 2) I can put Microsoft’s Small Business Server 2003 Premium (SBS 2003)...

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