Microsoft has for some time produced a Best Practice Analyser (Analyzer for the Americans)
This BPA allows you to review your SBS installation and will highlight any of the common misconfiguration issues that the Microsoft SBS Product Support Team has identified over time. The BPA will download the latest updates for it each time it is run and therefore will always ensure your system is reviewed using current standards.
The BPA is a MUST to be run before you do any type of major works on a system and AFTER you’ve done them too. Also ensure you run it prior to a migration to a higher level of SBS to maximise the chances of success.
You can download the SBS Best Practice Analyser for various versions of SBS from the locations below.
SBS 2003 Best Practice Analyser
SBS 2008 Best Practice Analyser
Mike H says
Am I missing something?
THe MSBCA doesn’t report much on SBS 2011
1. The server can ping the gateway
2. You are running the Windows Server solutions BPA on a SBS 2011
I second the query- the BPA appears to do nothing, as described by Mike H above.
Same here, is it actually live yet?
Consider this fourth-ed. I’m surprised by the lack of information provided here.
Where by “here” I mean in the ‘BPA’ for SBS2011
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