Ok - my preference for installations of SBS2003 is to do a totally fresh installation. However there are times when this is not possible due to budget contraints or time limitations. I've had two such customer scenarios this week that needed to have the inplace done, one for budget reasons, and the other for time constraints. So we've used the inplace upgrade method. Before … [Read more...]
What is a logoff script and how can I use one?
Most people know about using logon scripts, but few know that you can actually put in place a logoff script which is executed when the user logs off the network. So what can you do with these scripts? Things like using them to delete temporary files various folders etc and clearing out things like that from the computer that the user has used. The following MS KB articles … [Read more...]
How do I view an external website with the same domain name as my internal domain? – Wayne Small
I've configured my internal domain as company.com despite Microsoft's best practices suggesting I call it company.local and now when I attempt to go to our externally hosted website atwww.company.com I get 404 errors. The website works just fine if I connect to it from the outside world. How can I resolve this? In order to do this you need to add an A record to your … [Read more...]
What Service Packs exist for SBS2000 ? – Wayne Small
August 17, 2002 - SBS 2000 SP1 http://www.microsoft.com/sbserver/downloads/sp1.asp July 11, 2003 - SBS 2000 SP1a -http://www.microsoft.com/sbserver/downloads/sp1a.asp … [Read more...]
What is SBS Service Pack 1a?
Microsoft released SBS Service Pack 1a shortly after releasing Service Pack 4 for Windows 2000. SP1a includes all the same inclusions as SP1 did, but they have replaced Windows 2000 SP3 with SP4. You can obtain SBS SP1a fromhttp://www.microsoft.com/sbserver/downloads/sp1a.asp … [Read more...]