Category Archives: SBS 2011

SBS 2011 Distribution Group – error sending from “outside”

We wanted to send email from a promotion to several people in the sales department.  To do this we add a distribution group…. This is the error when you send in… This is the mail system at host <>. I’m … Continue reading

Posted in SBS 2011 | Leave a comment

Setting Internal Open Relay Exchange 2010

Setting Internal Open Relay Exchange 2010 I came across an issue recently at a client’s site. I replaced the company’s old SBS 2003 server with a new SBS 2011 server. This server has “Exchange 2010″ within it. Everything seemed fine. … Continue reading

Posted in PC Support, SBS 2011 | Leave a comment

Send an email using Powershell command line

Powershell command line is available within Windows 7 – simply search for “powershell” and click on what is found. This command will next a email going out – good for checking if you can send an email from a 3rd … Continue reading

Posted in SBS 2011 | Leave a comment

HP Bios Locked SBS 2011 DVD

We’re installing SBS 2011 for a client, and straight away ran into a few issues. (1)  The keyboards we were using on the workbench didn’t work, but luckily the USB keyboard that came the server did. (2)  We booted off … Continue reading

Posted in SBS 2011 | Leave a comment

Outlook 2010 keeps asking for my password

Using Exchange 2007, the Outlook on my PC keeps asking for my password.. The PC is wired to the LAN, it was upgraded from Office 2003. The problem was found to be cached passwords on a Windows 7 desktop. Solutions: … Continue reading

Posted in PC Support, SBS 2011 | Leave a comment

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

Posted in PC Support, SBS 2008, SBS 2011 | Leave a comment

UPS salvidged and installed

You cannot beat the quality of a good APC Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS).  I was given a SUA1500 unit, and all that was wrong was that the batteries had worn out.  These batteries last about 3 years or so, and they … Continue reading

Posted in Networking, SBS 2011 | Leave a comment

Setup was unable to create a new system sbs 2011

HP Smart Array B110i Sata Raid Controller, unale to create a new system partition. Continue reading

Posted in SBS 2011 | Leave a comment

How to link your ipad to Exchange Server

Just finished helping a customer, based in central Bristol, link their new iPad to their work email system Continue reading

Posted in SBS 2011 | Leave a comment