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

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… Continue reading Log On To Restrictions in Essential Business Server

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… Continue reading SBS 2008 SharePoint Install Breaks Default SBS Web Site

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… Continue reading SBS and WEBS 2008 Backup Fails to Backup Exchange Server

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… Continue reading Remote Web Workplace not operating in SBS 2008 or EBS 2008

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… Continue reading SSTP (SSL VPN) on SBS 2008 RC0