Support Windows Server Essentials
Applies To: Windows Server 2016 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 Essentials
This topic provides support and troubleshooting options for Windows Server Essentials.
Top support solutions and updates
Top support solutions for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012
Update for the Windows Server Essentials Migration Preparation Tool (December 2013)
Update Rollup 1 for Windows Server Essentials (November 2013)
Update Rollup 3 for Windows Server Essentials (October 2013)
Update Rollup 2 for Windows Server Essentials (June 2013)
Update Rollup 1 for Windows Server Essentials (February 2013)
Hotfix: You cannot enable the Windows Server Update Services role in Windows Server Essentials (February 2013)
This section provides information to help you troubleshoot common problems that you may encounter when using Windows Server Essentials. The troubleshooting information is organized in logical areas that correspond to key product features.
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To learn how to centralize data storage, restrict data access permissions, and back up your data both on-premises and in the cloud, see Provide data protection in small and midsize businesses.
To learn how to securely access business data on any Internet-connected device from any location, see Secure remote access in small and midsize businesses.
To learn how to securely collaborate with partners and vendors, see Improve collaboration in small and midsize businesses.