A few days ago we told you that Microsoft had released Update Rollup 1 for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard. Well, they also released UR 1 for Small Business Server 2011 Essentials as well.
Feature that is included in Update Rollup 1 for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials
This update adds an alert that reminds you to enable Microsoft Update. The alert appears after you install Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and complete the “Getting Started” tasks on a computer. The alert displays the following message:
Microsoft Update is not enabled on this computer. You will not be notified when updates for other Microsoft products are available
Resolve this alert
To enable Microsoft Update for this computer:
1. Open the server Dashboard.
2. On the Home page, click GETTING STARTED TASKS.
3. Click Get updates for other Microsoft products.
4. Follow the onscreen instructions.
Major issues that are resolved by this update
Consider the following scenario:
- You migrate some user accounts from an earlier version of Windows Small Business Server to Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials.
- You try to disable or delete one of the user accounts.
In this scenario, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
An unknown error prevented the wizard from retrieving the user account information. If this problem persists, restart the server, and then try again.
- The migrated user account may also disappear from the dashboard unexpectedly. However, the user account is still listed in Active Directory. Additionally, the user account is still valid.
- For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
You cannot register a Remote Web Access domain name that contains two or more root domain levels (such as testuser.co.uk). Additionally, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
This domain name is invalid. Ensure that the domain name and the extension are correct, and they try again.
In the Alert Viewer window, you select an alert, and then you click Ignore the alert to stop receiving notifications for this alert. However, the notifications still appear.
Consider the following scenario:
- You have a server that is running Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials.
- You change the current system time to a time that is earlier than the time at which you installed Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials.
- You restart the server.
- You change the system time back to the original setting.
In this scenario, the machine certificate becomes invalid and cannot be recovered. Additionally, most of the Windows Server services do not start after the server restarts.
When the machine certificate is changed incorrectly or is removed, you are not prompted to take any troubleshooting measures. After you install this update, an automatic process tries to resolve this issue. If this issue cannot be resolved automatically, the dialog box prompts you with a link to a troubleshooting website. The website provides the latest solutions and updates for the kind of issue that you are experiencing.
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In addition to the sever-side update KB2554629, a second client-side update has been released. This update is documented in KB2554657. You can use Microsoft Update to install this on each of your SBS 2011 Essential client machines. The client-side update supports Windows XP SP2 and later.