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SBS2008 -> Server 2016: migration Step 13.10: Installed product does not match the installation source(s)

c:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\Bin> /mode:uninstall Welcome to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Unattended Setup Preparing Exchange Setup The following server roles will be removed     Mailbox Role     Client Access Role     Hub Transport Role     Management Tools Performing Microsoft Exchange Server Prerequisite Check     Mailbox Role Checks              ......................... COMPLETED     Client Access Role Checks        ......................... COMPLETED     Hub Transport Role Checks        ......................... COMPLETED     Organization Checks              ......................... COMPLETED ...

User asked 01/15/2018 02:20
Kevin Weilbacher

Could not retrieve domain controllers

Migrating from SBS 2011 to 2016 Essentials. I'm trying to promote new server as a DC. Everything was fine up to step 44 where it's supposed to replicate to any domain controller. I get an error message:  Could not retrieve domain controllers. External component has thrown an exception

Kevin Weilbacher asked 05/10/2018 00:47
Jean-Christophe BARREAU

Migrate SBS 2008 Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2019

Hi, We need to move from SBS 2008 to 2016, and Exchange to 2019. We have begun migration with new DC. Now we need to migrate Exchange. This is s small company, with les than 10 mailboxes. So my idea is to export mailboxes to PST, and reimport them in Exchange 2019. Much more easy. Can I prepare new server Exchange 2019 before beginning export PST, or can I install part ofr Exchange 2019 first? Do you have a guide about this kind of migration? Thanks JC

Jean-Christophe BARREAU asked 03/05/2019 02:14
Ron Camerata

Pushing out a file to some workstations on a domin

I need to do a one time update for a file that is used most of the workstations on a network.  Basically replace an existing file. I don't know of a way to do this on certain computers only with GPO. Does anybody have a script or power shell command that could do this?

Ron Camerata asked 03/01/2019 15:43
Randall Spangler

Migrating from SBS 2008 to O365 and a non-Essentials Server 2016/2019

I know there is a bit of nuance in every migration. We are looking to migrate without utilizing the Essentials Experience on the target server. We intend to do the built-in AD integration with Office 365, where synchronization goes up to the cloud but not down.  I ask the question because most of the guides involve Essentials or Essentials Experience. Any of your guides match that scenario? If not, is there something I should look out for? We were planning to use Migration Wiz to make the synchronization of mailboxes easier. Do you guys feel that ...

Randall Spangler asked 10/25/2018 13:56

SYSVOL share missing

I am at the point of the migration where I am checking for the SYSVOL share on the new DC but I am not seeing it listed with a net share command.  I am not seeing errors in the DFS event log, only  a few warnings but they older.  Any ideas?

ROBERT TAPPAN asked 03/17/2018 22:52
Gerry Wieczerza

DFSR Error 4012

Several months after a successful migration from SBS2008 to Server 2016 Std we are now getting an error 4012 on the Domain Controller.   There is another Server 2012 that is part of the domain which is not a backup domain controller. The error states: The DFS Replication service stopped replication on the folder with the following local path: C:\Windows\SYSVOL\domain. This server has been disconnected from other partners for 69 days, which is longer than the time allowed by the MaxOfflineTimeInDays parameter (60). DFS Replication considers the data in this folder to be stale, and this server ...

Gerry Wieczerza asked 08/05/2018 22:46
Michael Stoffel

Remote NDIS compatible device?

I have a Server 2016 Essentials machine that has Anywhere Access enabled. Both the VPN and the website. Our server has six NIC’s. Two gigabit ethernet ports, two 10 gigabit ethernet ports, and two SFP+ ports. The four ethernet ports are on a single physical card and the two SFP+ ones are on a separate one. We are using one of the SFP+ ports to connect to our local network, and the other ports are all disabled. The Dell OS Deployment utility names the ports something like Slot 1 port 1, etc. I have the port that we ...

Michael Stoffel asked 10/15/2018 12:31
Nick Hill

2x Windows 2019 Server Essentials servers?

Hi I'm just speccing a system for about 8 users. It needs to be ultra reliable. I'm aiming for 2 servers (single processor 8-core) each with RAID5, one as the domain server & with shared file storage & the 2nd server for a vertical market SQL application. This app currently runs fine with SQL Express. I'm aiming however to run the SQL on the 2nd server.  My question: Can the 2 servers both run Essentials 2019, with server 1 being the domain server & server 2 being the SQL server & a member of the domain? ...

Nick Hill asked 02/22/2019 15:20
John Nork

Workstation Login Error - The System Cannot Contact a Domain Controller to Service the Authentication Request

We are experiencing a problem with a particular Windows 10 laptop computer on our network.  When traveling and using wireless networks, everything is fine.  However, when the user of the laptop tries to log into the office domain network (wired Ethernet, WSE 2102 R2), the mapped drives to the server are sometimes  marked with red Xs and the user receives this message: "The system cannot contact a domain controller to service the authentication requests.  Please try again later." No one else has complained of this problem, although most of the workstations on the network use Windows 7, ...

John Nork asked 02/26/2019 19:30
Christian Grinberg

Problem with client connectivity

Hi,   since updating the server from SBS2008 to exchange 2013 the clients do not connect anymore, although I already updated to outlook 2013 and tried to create a new profile, even by manual configuration. When accessing OWA I see that the mailboxes work and receive mails. Error messages state: can you please hint me to what I need to do to find out the details for this? migration went through fine in my eyes, so this is not clear to me. ...

Christian Grinberg asked 03/09/2019 13:27
Keith Lufkin

SBS 2008 to Server 2016 Without Essentials Role - previously migrated email

I am preparing for the migration described above. The new DC is already installed as a Hyper-V VM that is a member server on another box that also houses a separate VM for their SQL LOB application. The customer previously migrated their email from Exchange 2007 on the SBS 2008 server to Rackspace non-Exchange about 2 years ago. In checking the SBS server, the Exchange version on the SBS box is SP1. Since Exchange will not be part of the migration, does this have any bearing, or do I need to spend the time updating Exchange 2007 to ...

Keith Lufkin asked 02/22/2019 00:49
Christian Grinberg

Problems while migration of public folders

Hi, while transferring the public folders from SBS2008 to Exchange 2013 at chapter 11 step 13 I encounter the following errormessage: seems I am running into some kind of set limit - where should I change what value to get it through please? BR Christian

Christian Grinberg asked 03/08/2019 18:58
Christian Grinberg

Outlook Anywhere Setting unclear

Hi, when performing migration guide SBS2008 -> Exchange 2013 at chapter 7 step 4 i am not sure if the values I get in return are correct - only the old SBS gets listed, but the new host. May I proceed or is there anything gone wrong? What should the output of Get-ExchangeServer | Where {( $_ .AdminDisplayVersion -Like "Version 8*" ) -And ( $_ .ServerRole -Like "*ClientAccess*" )} | Get-OutlookAnywhere | Format-Table Server, ClientAuthenticationMethod, IISAuthenticationMethods, SSLOffloading, ExternalHostname –Auto look like? In my case ...

Christian Grinberg asked 03/08/2019 08:07
graham mckenzie

SBS2011 Migration To Server 2019 Standard

We are having major issues with the sbs2011 standard gpo for folder redirection we have the exclusive rights ticked and we are setting up a new 2019 server ready to replicate all domain information. can anyone suggest as easy way of replicating this data keeping all security rights in tact. are there any scripts available or automated tools that we could use. Any help would be appreciated.

graham mckenzie asked 03/08/2019 16:37
Ron Camerata

Event id 10009

I'm cleaning up a SBS2011 server for migration to Server 2016 with Essentials role.  I've got a System error 10009. DCOM was unable to communicate with TempDC.local, which was a temp DC from a swing migration years ago.  Is it essential to get this cleaned up now and will it cause any issues if I do it after the migration?

Ron Camerata asked 03/05/2019 19:32
James Larson

Connect Windows 10 Pro Computer to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Without Joining the Domain

HI Mariette, I found another one of your excellent tutorials!  Thank you for these!! Just needed a little clarification.  I'm connecting a Windows 10 Pro 64-bit computer to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials.  Which is the correct Connector Update to install for this situation (because there are like 4 x64 and 4 x86 downloads to choose from)? Thank you, as always! James

James Larson asked 02/25/2019 19:06
Christian Grinberg

SMBv1 missing on migration SBS2008 > Srv 2019 Std.

Hi, at step 18 of the migration guide the PS-Script fails telling the following: Install-ADDSDomainController : Fehler bei der Überprüfung der Berechtigungen in den Benutzeranmeldeinformationen. Auf die Liste der Domänen in der Gesamtstruktur konnte nicht zugegriffen werden. Fehler: Sie können keine Verbindung mit der Dateifreigabe herstellen, weil sie unsicher ist. Diese Freigabe erfordert das veraltete SMB1-Protokoll, das unsicher ist und Ihr System angreifbar machen könnte. Ihr System erfordert mindestens SMB2. Weitere Informationen dazu, wie Sie das Problem beheben, finden Sie unter In Zeile:1 Zeichen:1 + Install-ADDSDomainController -NoGlobalCatalog:$false -CreateDnsDelega ... + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~     + CategoryInfo          ...

Christian Grinberg asked 02/23/2019 09:47
James Larson

Does Windows Server 2016 Essentials Automatically Clean Up Older Backups When Drive Space is Needed?

Hi everybody! I'm running Windows Server 2016 Standard with the Essentials Role enabled.  Does Essentials cleanup older Windows Server backups automatically as space is needed on the backup drive or do you have to do that manually? Thanks! James

James Larson asked 02/21/2019 19:37
Christian Grinberg

error in dcdiag:dns test

Hi, while running the " dcdiag /test:dns /dnsall /e /v" on my SBS 2008 i encounter these warnings: Warning: The AAAA record for this DC was not found                                     The SOA record for the Active Directory zone was found                   The Active Directory zone on this DC/DNS server was found primary                   Root zone on this DC/DNS server was not found and Warnung:                      Fehlender AAAA-Eintrag beim DNS-Server                      SBS2008.kanzlei.local                      Error details: 9501 (Type: Win32 ...

Christian Grinberg asked 02/22/2019 07:40
Ron Camerata

Adding backup role to a Host server

Are there any issues with adding the backup role to a Hyper-V server?  I have a newly configured, pre-migration host server that I'm ready to move to the clients location and I would feel safer having a backup before the move.

Ron Camerata asked 02/21/2019 23:55
Art Saffran

Delete computer backups

How can I remove unwanted computer backups created by 2016 Essentials? I don't have enough disks space to store computer backups but before I could disable one of the computers, it backed up using 40+ GB of needed space. I removed the backup using the Dashboard for this computer and selected to have the backup files deleted. The files still appear. Will they be removed by a scheduled process or do I need to remove them? If so, how can I do this? Many thanks. --Art

Art Saffran asked 11/24/2017 02:50
Robert Knowles

SBS2008/SBS2011 migrations

Good day. I have a few clients still running SBS2008 and SBS2011. We really need to get these clients upgraded. Here is my question: The subscriptions sold on this site you have access to EVERY tutorial for ANY migration once you pay? Also, my end result for all these clients is to have Server 2019 and Exchange 2019 on a new virtualized server for all. I have read that there are multiple hops to get this result. So I would in essence have to go from say SBS2008 to Server 2012r2 correct first? Then onto 2019. ...

Robert Knowles asked 02/14/2019 21:26
Dick Summers

IUSR, IWAM accounts

Reviewing event logs on a Windows 2012 R2 server with Essentials Experience installed. I started with Event 1202 with warning 0x534: no mapping between account names and security IDs was done. RSOP shows errors with "Access this computer from the network" and "Allow log on locally". When I open the Default domain controller policy, Computer Configuration, Policies, Windows Settings, Security Settings, Local Policies, User Rights Assignment I see accounts, two of which are ISUR_(old deleted server name) and IWAM_(old deleted server name). When I search Active Directory, I cannot find these accounts. Can ...

Dick Summers asked 02/15/2019 17:55
Ken Sheppard

Windows Server 2016 DC on a Domain Running Windows Server 2003 FFL and DFL

I'm finding conflicting information about adding a new DC running Windows Server 2016 to an existing domain running Windows 2003 DC with Forest Function Level and Domain Function Level set to Windows Server 2003.  I have found two Microsoft KBs that appear to suggest the exact opposite.  Anyone know the real answer?  Thanks for any input.  1st KB supports Windows Server 2016 with 2003 FFL and DFL: "Windows Server 2016 requires a Windows Server 2003 forest functional level. That is, before you can add a domain controller that runs Windows ...

Ken Sheppard asked 01/17/2019 00:15
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