Archive for December, 2005
Iâ€™ve been a little out of pocket this week with the holidays and family in from out of town, but I went through several mailing lists this morning and saw several messages asking for clarifications about the Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 Unleashed book. In this post, Iâ€™ll briefly discuss some of the structure and thought processes behind the book, which will hopefully address most of the questions that have been asked.
Those of you who have been waiting with baited breath can start brushing your teeth. The first shipments of Micorosoft Small Business Server 2003 Unleashed have started arriving at bookstores around the US. We’re hoping for wide physical distribution to brick and mortar locations by the end of the month. Those who preordered copies directly from Sams Publishing should start receiving those copies ay day now. Those who preordered from other online resellers should see them arrive by the first of the year.
Thanks again to everyone who helped put this book together. And thanks also to the thousands of you who preordered copies through the various online resellers. I trust you will find the book well worth your investment and the wait.
I have a post on this blog about creating a
special GPO on SBS to disable SMB signing so that Macintosh workstations can access server shares. In that post, I present a solution that is contrary to what other folks in the community have suggested for a solution:
Sometimes the best troubleshooting tools are the simple ones. One of my personal favorites is Telnet. Here are just a few quick troubleshooting tasks that I routinely encounter for which Telnet is the first tool out of the box: