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WSV203: Cloud Enabling your Small Business with Windows Small Business Server Code Name “Aurora”. Michael Leworthy Senior Product Manager Microsoft Corporation. Windows Small Business Server Family. Windows SBS 2011 Essentials. Meeting C ustomer Needs. SBS 2011 Premium Add-on.

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WSV203: Cloud Enabling your Small Business with Windows Small Business Server Code Name “Aurora”

Michael Leworthy

Senior Product Manager

Microsoft Corporation

Windows Small Business Server Family

Windows SBS 2011 Essentials

Meeting Customer Needs

SBS 2011 Premium Add-on

Essentials vs. Standard - Summary

2. SBS 2011 Features In-Detail

Initial Configuration (OOBE)

Essentials focuses on simplifying the setup experience – less questions

Completes Initial Configuration of the server and then install Client Connector on each computer

Connecting Clients

Can be done by end user (do not need to be Administrator)

Install process starts from a Web page

Summary of Essentials steps:

Install .NET framework (if not installed)

Enter SBS network user name and password

Option to move existing local settings and data (user profiles)

Add Computer Description

Option to enable computer to wake up for client backups

Setup and Deployment


User Management and Identity

Uses Active Directory for Authentication and Authorization

User created has username & password

Password Policy

Users can be standard user or Administrator user

Built-in “Administrator” account is disabled

Unified logon across all access areas

Optional Federation with cloud services

User Experience

Essentials only - All users interfaces are extensible by 3rd parties and support OEM customization

Remote Web Access

Remote Web Access is the new name for SBS 2008 RWW

Provides secure remote connections to:


Shared Folders


Extensible with Add-ins


User Experience


Health Monitoring

Health Monitoring and Alerts

Helps customers monitor the security status of their network


Target events to customer and/or VAP

3 severity levels for the events (informational, warning, critical)

Provide custom actions for addressing, if appropriate

Server Backup

Based on Windows Server 2008 R2 backup

Essentials key scenarios:

Single File Restore

Folder Restore

Server Bare Metal Recovery

Client Backup/Restore

Factory Reset (for headless)

Client Backup

Automatically backup all computers on a nightly basis

File and folder restore wizard

VSS writer for backup and restore of client backup database

Recover full system and data (bare metal restore) of backed up client computers to similar hardware

Mac Support

Mac/Apple clients are now supported out-of-the-box

Support for Leopard and above

Macs Support Initial Configuration, Client Connector, Dashboard, Launchpad (including health alerts), and Remote Web Access

Dashboard integration - Mac appears in Computerslist

Mac access to shared folders

Mac can use server as Time Machine backupdestination

Mac client side support for add-ins

Mac and iPhone support for Remote Web Access site



Seamless Cloud Integration


Add-ins and Cloud Integration


4. SKUs and Licensing

SBS 2011 Edition Comparison

Both will be available in the standard channels as SBS today

System Requirements

* Due to Exchange requirement

Both SBS 2011 Essentials and Standard follow the Windows Server 2008 R2 Logo program


SBS 2011 Essentials:

Does not use Client Access Licenses (CALs)

SBS 2011 Standard:

Uses Server and CAL licensing model ,where CALs can be assigned to Users or Devices

All External users also need a CAL

SBS Standard CALs can be used to access other Windows Servers and Exchange Servers on the domain

Premium Add-on:

Any authenticated connect to SQL Server requires a CAL, whether user is internal or external




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