Our Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts 2

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Post to StumbleUpon


This trick comes to be via my Active Directory study group. I suggest that everyone join a usergroup and/or a study group. It’s not that we don’t know AD, it’s that we forget or miss new features. A refresher course is fun too.


Having a reliable external time server for your domain controller to sync with is important. By default some Windows servers are now configured to sync with the NTP server windows.time.com. My personal experience and that of some of my colleagues is that the windows time service is not the most reliable choice for an NTP server


If you are using Exchange 2007 or Exchange 2010 (SBS or non-SBS) and are using a single-name certificate, this article is for you. When you migrate to SBS 2008 or SBS 2011 and you already have a domain name, you don’t need to use the built-in domain registration wizard that is included in the SBS setup process.



This is a refresh of an article I wrote earlier for SBS 2008, with a few minor updates.


One of the differences between SBS 2003 and SBS 2008 is how the monitoring database is handled. In SBS 2003 the database did not have a size limitation and was able to grow as large as required. In SBS 2008, this is no longer the case. SQL Express has a 4GB limit and the other day one of my clients hit it.


Office 365 presents several different options for configuring co-existence between your onsite servers and the Office 365 servers. Configuring the way your clients sign in becomes a maze full of choices and confusing lexicon. There are several different methods that you can choose when it comes to configuring the client experience after subscribing to Office 365.


Recently a hotfix for Windows 7 that needs to go out to every Windows 7 computer has had many people scratching their heads at the annoyance of having to touch so many computers.


In the process of two recent migrations, an issue has snuck up on me. The initial symptoms have all been different, but the end result has been the same. Replication errors. For one client it first appeared even when the Migration Wizard was not able to disable the DHCP service on the source servers, for another it did not appear until the mail box move was attempted.


Our earlier post referred to setting the maximum memory usage for the SBSMonitoring database, but it is not the only default database that can use a large amount of RAM.


Yes, it’s June 24, and the new iPhones have been hitting the streets, and a number of people have been updating their previous iPhone models to the iPhone OS 4 (IOS4). As we’ve done for the previous versions, here are instructions for connecting your iPhone 4 to an Exchange server.


Are you not a member of SMBKitchen ASP? Join up. $300 for new members and only $120 for previous members of the SMBKitchen Project. . Just register for an account then proceed to payments, click buy more support and add the ASP to your cart.  Our goal is to help IT firms be more aware, be better consultants and survive in the new era.

Not a Third Tier customer yet? Let me introduce:  We’re Third Tier. We provide advanced Third Tier support for IT Professionals. Come on over, create an account (no charge) and follow our social media locations.

Third Tier Get Support BlogFeed Blog Twitter Twitter Facebook Facebook LinkedIn LinkedIN

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This blog is kept spam free by WP-SpamFree.

2 thoughts on “Our Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts