SBS 2011 Essentials – Windows 10

logoMicrosoft published a helpful blog post and table of the various Client OSs supported by the various Essentials Server versions, and any known issues or workarounds required to get them to work.

I just want to focus on Windows 10 and in a little more detail. In this post we will just be looking at Windows 10 and SBS 2011 Essentials.

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Installing the Windows Server 2012 Essentials Beta

LogoCongratulations on your new download of the Windows Server 2012 Essentials Beta.

I am going to walk through the process of installing the beta, it’s really very simple, just as easy in fact as installing SBS 2011 Essentials.

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Quick Fix : Installation Cancelled : Installing SBS 2011 Essentials Connector

sbsessI was working on a Windows XP system last week, and joining it to an SBS Essentials domain, the connector installed with no issues at all. Read more of this post

Introducing the Microsoft SBS 2011 Essentials Answer File Tool!!

sbse-conI have never been able to understand coding. It has always been a bit of a mystery, or black art to me, left for the likes of Slytherin house to enter their Parseltounge into Visual Studio or your developer tool of choice.

I mean, it literally makes no sense at all does it. Read more of this post

What’s Under your Hood? Finding Installed Roles and Role Services

SBS2008Right now i am dealing with an SBS 2008 Server that was missing the Terminal Services Gateway service. This meant that RWA was not working. Users could login to the RWA, choose which computer to connect to, but then they got an error saying that the Terminal Services Gateway service was not running and to call and shout at their Administrator Read more of this post

Quick Fix : Enable Telnet Client through command line

I am sitting at a fresh install of Windows 7, and i needed to use telnet. I know i can enable Telnet through ‘Turn Windows Features On or Off’ but i wanted to know if i could do it through the command line.

The answer is yes i can.

From an elevated command prompt just type:

dism /online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:TelnetClient

It seems to complete a lot faster than the ‘Windows Features’ gui as well.

Thanks to the Bing search and this post here

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