David Overton's Blog and Discussion Site
This site is my way to share my views and general business and IT information with you about Microsoft, IT solutions for ISVs, technologists and businesses, large and small. I specialise in Windows Intune and SBS 2008.
This blog is purely the personal opinions of David Overton. If you can't find the information you were looking for e-mail me at admin@davidoverton.com.

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  • SBS 2008, Installing, migrating and configuring BOOK now available to pre-order

    [updated 2nd May 2009] Hi everyone. My SBS 2008 book is in now available to order. Details below. If you want to ask questions once you have the book, go to http://davidoverton.com/r.ashx?13 . To order the book click http://davidoverton.com/r.ashx?1M Small Business Server 2008 – Installation, Migration...
    Posted to David Overton's Blog by David Overton on Fri, Apr 3 2009
    Filed under: SBS 2003, Windows SharePoint Services, Community, Personal, SBSC, Microsoft, SBS 2003 R2, Documentation, Tips, Small business, If you only read one post today, Windows Server 2008, SBS 2008, Book
  • SBS 2008 Migrations from SBS 2003 – Keys to Success from the Official SBS Blog

    I started to write about this at SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 migration thoughts and issues and Active Directory Health Checks , but after some discussion with the SBS team at Microsoft we now have much more: The Official SBS Blog : SBS 2008 Migrations from SBS 2003 – Keys to Success The purpose of this...
    Posted to David Overton's Blog by David Overton on Thu, Feb 26 2009
    Filed under: SBS 2003, Support and Tools, Community, SBSC, Microsoft, SBS 2003 R2, Tips, Small business, Partner, SBS 2008
  • Active Directory Health Check - Make sure your AD is healthy before you migrate SBS 2003 to SBS 2008

    [updated 29/9/12 with new link] Given the recent comments about AD validation I thought I would share this excellent document on verifying your AD before you begin a migration (or at any other time) Active Directory Health Check - Active Directory This document outlines a basic procedure for validating...
    Posted to David Overton's Blog by David Overton on Mon, Jan 19 2009
    Filed under: SBS 2003, Support and Tools, Community, Windows Server 2003, Microsoft, SBS 2003 R2, Tips, SBS 2008
  • How to upgrade (migrate) from SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 on the same system without using a swing migration

    Someone posted this question on a discussion group at work and it got me thinking. If you bought a nice new system over the last 2 or so years in preparation for SBS 2008 (Cougar as was or even SBS v.Next) and had it installed with SBS 2003 you've probably heard that SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 is a 2 box...
    Posted to David Overton's Blog by David Overton on Sat, Jan 10 2009
    Filed under: SBS 2003, Support and Tools, Virtualisation, Community, Personal, SBSC, Microsoft, SBS 2003 R2, Tips, Small business, If you only read one post today, Windows Essential Server Solution Family, SBS 2008, Hyper-V
  • Can't find the WSS (Windows SharePoint Services) sales and marketing toolkit for SBS 2003 - here it was

    I've had someone ask me about the WSS toolkit that was referenced at How to Sell, Deploy, and Build Business with Microsoft Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 and SBS 2003 R2 . The download location has moved to http://www.partnersalesresources.com/Pages/sbskit.aspx# . ttfn David Technorati Tags: Windows...
    Posted to David Overton's Blog by David Overton on Fri, Sep 5 2008
    Filed under: SBS 2003, Office System, Support and Tools, Business, Windows SharePoint Services, SBSC, Microsoft, SBS 2003 R2, Documentation, Tips, Small business, Partner, SharePoint
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