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SBS 2008 and Third Party AV

Having problems loading the SBS 2008 Console? Keeps crashing a few moments after you open it? The problem might be the way the SBS 2008 console tries to use WMI to enumerate the security status of the various AV products that you have sitting on the servers and PCs on your network. Check out this procedure:


Its a bit deep, and requires some concentration and patience, but definitely worth a look.


Free Stuff: SBS 2008 Admin Companion

I like free stuff. Check this out - Microsoft Press is offering a PDF copy of the SBS 2008 Administrator's Companion for free.

Also, Dana over at Scorpion Software has an AuthAnvil promotion going on. Check that out too.

Make sure you're doing everything you can to end up with a stable networking environment.