Windows Small Business Server 2008 Installation Guide
Applies To: Windows SBS 2008
The Windows® Small Business Server 2008 software is based on the Windows Server® 2008 operating system. During the installation, Windows SBS 2008 configures applications and features, which include:
The Windows SBS Console
Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 (with RPC-over-HTTP and Outlook Web Access functionality)
Microsoft Forefront™ Security for Exchange Server, Small Business Edition
Windows SharePoint® Services 3.0
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 SP1
Integration with Microsoft Office Live Small Business services
Remote Web Workplace
Unlike previous versions of Windows SBS, Windows SBS 2008 requires 64-bit hardware. However, if you purchased the Windows SBS 2008 Premium Edition, your second server can be a 32-bit or a 64-bit processor architecture.
This Installation Guide has the following sections:
Before You Begin installing Windows SBS 2008 Don't skip this section. It helps assure a successful installation of Windows SBS 2008.
Are You Migrating from a Previous Version of Windows SBS There is a different process to follow if you are migrating from another edition of Windows Small Business Server.
Install Windows Small Business Server 2008 If you are installing Windows SBS 2008 for the first time, this section helps you complete your installation successfully.
Getting Started Tasks After you are finished installing Windows SBS 2008, this section helps you perform the Getting Started tasks to configure your network.