Category Archives: SBS 2008

SBS 2008 not receiving any email.

My client wasn’t getting any email, and everything seemed to be working – the mx records were correct, the router was forwarding port 25 to the SBS 2008 server.  So I did an mx record lookup for the domain.  The … Continue reading

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Get back disk space from a full SBS 2008 Server

A great link to a site letting you know what you can remove from SBS server. http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2010/03/02/recovering-disk-space-on-the-c-drive-in-small-business-server-2008.aspxRecvoery Tweet This Post

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Strange Exchange Server Setup

Just taken on a new customer and found the strangest Exchange Server and client Outlook setup! They had a 2003 Small Business Server running Exchange.  There were several POP3 connectors setup, one for each user.  None of them worked!  The … Continue reading

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Should I PAT Test My Server?

Is a non-portable server, bolted into a cabinet, needing a PAT test? Continue reading

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Upgrade Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional

Issue with Anytime Upgrade from Home Premium to Professional Windows 7 Continue reading

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Domain Name Health

Domain Name health check – full suite of health checks on DNS, MX etc. Continue reading

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Never assume the complicated…

Having setup a customer with a new SBS 2008, one client was missing email, alot of email.  There were no errors on the import.  Having arrived onsite, I could see the exported pst file from the previous server export – and … Continue reading

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Small Business Server 2008 How To Setup Send As with Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2003.

A customer has a single login to windows, but has two profiles in Outlook 2007.  She needs to send out email using either profile.  Her default profile works fine, but the extra profile “info@”  just bounces any email back.  I … Continue reading

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Small Business Server 2008 – How to Change Mailbox Rights

I wanted to allow other users full access to an email account “info”.  This is a generic account shared by a few users.  In SBS 2003, it was a simple click on the user in Active Directory, and edit a … Continue reading

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Shared Contact List and Mail Merge

One of my customers has 6 users and a Small Business Server 2008. As part of BCS’s ongoing computer support, we go beyond just fitting hardware. The task is the 6 users need to contribute to various “email lists” within Outlook, … Continue reading

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