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Susan Bradley

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August 4th, 2019 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Also posted here: https://www.askwoody.com/2019/patch-lady-life-beyond/ Look for more posts here and on askwoody.com regarding choices and decisions. Life beyond Small Business Server This is a community post about the options and opportunities you have when moving clients from Small Business - Read More
 
March 17th, 2019 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
For those of you still using SBS 2011 and still using the WSUS 3.0 SP2 with it… keep reading. If you want to keep using WSUS 3.0 sp2 on SBS 2011 after June, you will need to install an update that adds SHA-2 support (it’s the digital signature on the patching files) to the server so - Read More
 
February 19th, 2019 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Recently I did an article on CSOOnline about how MSP’s have been targeted lately in attacks in order to gain access to clients. If you haven’t already done so, make sure you have MFA on your admin accounts as phishing attacks sent to admin accounts is a key way that attackers gain a - Read More
 
October 2nd, 2018 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
And when it gets installed on computers in your 2016/2012R2 Essential networks, remember to reboot several times after the install of 1809.  Don’t try to reinstall the client/uninstall the client or do anything else but reboot. - Read More
 
September 7th, 2018 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
By now you’ve probably seen the announcement that for all purposes the Essentials server sku is dead.  The 2019 version is not the same as the 2016 version. To be crystal clear it does not have remote web access nor client workstation backup.  Thereby getting rid of pretty much the - Read More
 
August 10th, 2018 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
So I recently logged into the customer support forum venue that is … or rather was… set up for Microsoft partners and saw this: This Partner Support Community will retire on 30th August 2018 In order to improve the partner community experience, we are streamlining our existing forums - Read More
 
June 5th, 2018 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Just a fyi tracking some side effects with updates and alerts on the dashboard.  As Mark posted in the partner forum here https://partnersupport.microsoft.com/en-us/par_servplat/forum/par_winserv/cannot-ignore-dashboard-alert-on-essentials-2012/8869377d-1fed-4e19-b300-1d9bf38501d7 and - Read More
 
May 9th, 2018 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
1803 and issues with Essentials Follow up to this  If the multiple reboot trick doesn’t work, try the following:  “Lost the connector altogether on several systems after the 1803 update and subsequent connector re installation attempts failed. Reapplying Windows10.0- - Read More
 
May 6th, 2018 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Tracking another issue – this time only with Server 2016 Essentials. Impact to Azure integration and Office 365 integration: Microsoft cloud integration did not succeed.  And the account used is an Admin. Microsoft alerted, hang loose. - Read More
 
May 2nd, 2018 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
From https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/b75d2462-0716-4af7-b763-605c02336412/windows-server-2016-essentials-connector-will-not-install-after-windows-10-1803-upgrade?forum=winservergen https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/70b91420-6c5f-496f-b3b6-ec98911e0c54/windows- - Read More
 

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