Is SQL Server Express Compatible with SBS 2011?

Jeff Stiegler 466 Reputation points

Can SQL Server Express 2017 be run on Small Business Server 2011? Will it work?

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  1. Bjoern Peters 8,856 Reputation points


    as SMS 2011 is based on Windows 2008 R2... the answer is "NO".

    Technically it might work BUT it is not supported and maybe setup will tell you it is not a supported OS.

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