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June 30, 2009  5:54 PM

SBS 2003 Old Hardware to New Hardware



Posted by: Roger Crawford
New Hardware, Old Hardware, SBS 2003, Shadow Protect IT

I wonder is it just getting that easy for me to move a SBS 2003 server from old hardware to new hardware or am I just getting the process down better?  It use to be we would bring the new server in join the domain and then make it a DC and then once you had all of that unplug it off the network...

April 18, 2009  9:25 PM

Is it vacation time yet?



Posted by: Roger Crawford
SBS 2003, SBS 2008, Vacation

I don't know about any of you out there but I have been busier than busy the last 4 or 5 months and it seems like more than normal. Are you experiencing this in your world or has it been slow for you? I know I was talking to one of our other techs who concentrates more on the networking side and...


April 7, 2009  3:59 PM

SBS 2003 and SBS 2008 are they that good?



Posted by: Roger Crawford
SBS 2003, SBS 2008

I don't know about any of you out there if you have noticed this but on the sites I have SBS 2003 or SBS 2008 running you don't get those calls for support that much anymore? I can give you a classic example on what I am talking about. My wife's business has about 18 users and they use to...


March 8, 2009  12:04 AM

SBS 2003 and SBS 2008



Posted by: Roger Crawford
SBS, SBS 2003, SBS 2008

I know this blog is suppose to be all about SBS 2003 and SBS 2008 but sometimes there is not a lot of things happening at the moment and I am off on other missions. One thing nice about the SBS 2003 and SBS 2008 Servers I have out there is they just plain run with no problems bad for me but good...


February 18, 2009  12:29 PM

Standard Server 2003 Migration to SBS 2008 Part 4



Posted by: Roger Crawford
SBS 2003, SBS 2008, Windows Server 2003

I have had some questions about once you do the migration how do i get the users to show up in the SBS 2008 Console. Here is my reply to one of those questions and hopefully it will help those that is looking for this answer. "In your SBS 2008 Console go to Users and then over to the right you...


February 14, 2009  5:38 PM

SBS 2003 and Wild Blue



Posted by: Roger Crawford
Microsoft Windows, SBS, SBS 2003, Wild Blue

I am sure others have had this experience with a Wild Blue connection but this was my first. This was a new customerthat was 4 hours away and we sold the server over the phone and I thought I had asked all the questions I should have but not true I forgot one important one and assumed they was in...


February 10, 2009  12:19 PM

SBS 2003 and OWA



Posted by: Roger Crawford
Exchange 2003, OWA, SBS, SBS 2003

We had another site with OWA having issues and I am wondering if this was a problem with maybe a update that came down or was actually just something that came up. But they was getting the 500 error and Site busy from the outside when OWA was tried to go to. What they ended up doing was running...


January 31, 2009  11:29 PM

Exchange 2003 Server SP 2 Install Error



Posted by: Roger Crawford
Exchange 2003, Exhange 2003 SP2, Microsoft Windows, SBS 2003

One of our techs had a Exchange 2003 SP2 server that the OWA quit working and I suggested that he do  a Exchange 2003 reinstall. That usually clears up any of these quirky...


January 27, 2009  1:30 PM

SBS 2003 with ISA 2004 Internal Client VPN Problems



Posted by: Roger Crawford
ISA 2004, Microsoft Windows, SBS, SBS 2003, VPN Clients, Windows Server 2003

I had a customer who has a SBS 2003 SP1 Server with ISA 2004 who uses a VPN off their client machines to a site that they submit claims too using the ATT Global Dialer. Well I got the sheet from them on Ports and IP's that needed to be allowed to do there certain parts and got them all added but...


January 17, 2009  6:50 AM

SBS 2003 to Exchange 2007 migration Part 5



Posted by: Roger Crawford
Exchange 2007, SBS, SBS 2003

Well the server from hell started to blue screen this week. It was a SBS 2003 server that someone had decided to treat the server as one would for a Enterprise Server and had it all messed up. This server had many issues and that was one of the reasons that this customer decided to spilt off the...


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