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Remote Web Workplace in Essential Business Server 2008 Always Prompts for Password and Never Logs In

There is a published problem with EBS 2008 where Outlook prompts for a password all the time when connected over HTTP/RPC (Outlook Anywhere) – see the Microsoft EBS Team Blog. We have found that the same problem is also exposed in the Remote Web Workplace when trying to connect over Remote Desktop to your PC […]

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Configuring an SSTP VPN on Small Business Server 2008

SSL based VPN’s are great. In short it is VPN without firewall or NAT issues (both of which you get with PPTP and IPSec VPN’s). But SBS 2008 does not enable SSTP VPN’s by default. It uses RRAS, so SSTP is possible, but it is not as easy as it first looks! The following is […]

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Log On To Restrictions in Essential Business Server

Thirty days after installing Essential Business Server 2008 your licence restrictions take effect. This means that users are shown as unlicenced in the EBS Management Console will only be able to log into licenced devices (as shown in the EBS Management Console as well). Only licenced users will be able to log into any computer […]

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SBS 2008 SharePoint Install Breaks Default SBS Web Site

A recent installation of a second SharePoint site on Small Business Server 2008 broke the Remote Web Workplace site for access from the internet. Intranet access to the site worked fine, but from the internet where the http request to the site is redirected to https had stopped working. Opening up IIS 7 Manager and […]

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OWA Login Issues With RWW in SBS and WEBS

Remote Web Workplace (RWW) is a feature of Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (WEBS) and Small Business Server 2008 (SBS). Both of these operating systems provide a web portal to view internal resources such as Outlook Web Access (OWA), SharePoint and Remote Desktop to your own PC. I have noticed on a number of installations […]

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SBS and WEBS 2008 Backup Fails to Backup Exchange Server

The following errors are reported in the Event Log Windows Logs/Application when you run the built-in backup that is part of Small Business Server 2008 (SBS) or Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (WEBS): Event ID 565 – Consistency check for component StorageGroup-GUID\’Microsoft Exchange Server\Microsoft Information Store\SERVER’ failed. Application ‘Exchange’ will not be avaliable in the […]

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Remote Web Workplace not operating in SBS 2008 or EBS 2008

If when you log into Remote Web Workplace on Small Business Server 2008 or Essential Business Server 2008 as a non-administrator user you get the following error messages: Cannot connect to the Remote Web Workplace site. To continue, contact your network administrator. Event Viewer/Application Log/ASP.NET 2 Warning: Event ID 1309 ArgumentOutOfRangeException “Index was out of […]

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SSTP (SSL VPN) on SBS 2008 RC0

Updated 31st March 2008: Please see http://c7solutions.com/blog/2009/03/configuring-sstp-vpn-on-small-business_31.aspx as this new article replaces the below, as the below refers to a pre-release version of SBS 2008. The working instructions for configuring SSTP on SBS 2008 is much more complicated than the steps below. SSL based VPN’s are great. In short it is VPN without firewall or […]

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Hyper-V Not Booting From ISO Images

I got error 0xc00000e9 when attempting to boot into a new guest Hyper-V image, using an ISO image as my boot CD. Using the real CD in the host worked fine. So I downloaded the ISO again and all was well this time – must have been a dodgy download – now to go play […]