Information needed for Small Business Server 2000 installation:

 

Before you begin, plug a cable and hub into your LAN NIC card.

 

1.       Name – ________________________

2.       Organization – _______________________

3.       Computer name:  _________________________

4.       25 digit Small Business Server key – _________________

5.       25 digit Outlook key –_______________________

6.       Company Address – ______________________

7.       Country or region – ________________________

8.       Business phone number – ___________________

9.       Business fax number – ___________________

10.    Number to dial outside line – none

11.    Tone or pulse dialing – tone

12.    Local network card – inside LAN – can be 10.0.0.2 [default is 192.168.16.2 or other suitable internal only  IP address] [this is set during the install]

13.    Subnet mask – 255.255.255.0        

14.    Outside network card – DSL nic – 192.168.0.2 – or suitable IP address for router or external IP address if Static IP assigned from DSL/Cable with no router [Please note - do not set the outside nic during the initial Win2k section of the install, you will enable and place an IP address in the outside NIC card during the "To Do" list part of the installation.  The task entitled "Enable Network Connections"

15.    Review the setups at http://www.sbslinks.com/network.htm

16.    Subnet mask 255.255.255.0

17.    Full DNS for domain – domain.local do not use .com [this will not affect Exchange email]

18.    Domain Netbios name –  make it same as NT network for backwards compatibility if need be

19.    Directory services recovery password – ____________________

20.    Administrator’s password – ____________________

21.    Applications installed

a.       Sql server – typically no

b.       Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000

c.        Shared fax service

d.       Shared modem services

e.       Exchange 2000 server

                                                               i.      Instant messaging [must select this or install after SBS fully loaded]

                                                              ii.      Server name

22.    Following information required by SQL server – [not applicable if you don't install]

23.    Information required by ISA Server 2000

a.       Cache drive – default is C: I moved to f:

b.       Cache size – default 100 meg

c.        Local address table [this will change depending on your IP address that you choose above

                                                               i.      From 10.0.0.0 to 10.0.0.255 [or 192.168.16.2 to 192.168.16.255]

                                                              ii.      From 10.0.0.0 to 10.255.255.255 [ see above]

                                                            iii.      From 10.255.255.255 to 10.255.255.255

                                                             iv.      From 172.16.0.0. to 172.31.255.255

                                                              v.      Should not have one that includes the outside NIC address

24.    Data folders

a.       Users shared folder  - default to c: I moved to f: drive – f:\users

b.       Company shared folder – f:\company

c.        Client applications location – f:\clntapps

25.    Users and passwords mailbox and real name

a.       Set up all users/mailboxes

b.       Use Exmerge if coming from another NT box

c.        Set up Exchange only users

26.    Internet connection wizard [for DSL with PPPoE setup or for router setup]

a.       Router connection

b.       Router IP address 192.168.0.1 [one less than the Second NIC address]

c.        Connected via second NIC

d.       Second NIC has address of 192.168.0.2

e.       DNS server xxx.xxx.xxx.xxxfrom info from ISP]

f.         Secondary DNS server xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx

g.       Using SMTP for Internet mail

h.       If Using POP3 for Internet mail [this worksheet includes POP instructions do not follow if setting up via SMTP, adjust accordingly]

i.         Internet domain name [this is the reply to address – change this to domain.com] NOT the domain in the server directory – change from domain.local

j.         Forward all mail to a host – mail.isp.net

k.        Do not send signal for pop3

l.         Add pop3 mailbox – Global pop3 mailbox

                                                               i.      Mail.isp.net

                                                              ii.      User Account Name  = ____________

                                                            iii.      Password = ________

m.     Check every 15 minutes [Nope this Is the default – you can’t change this]

n.       Enable packet filtering – choose which ones you want opened up:

                                                               i.      Exchange server

                                                              ii.      My web server – usually NO

                                                            iii.      My web based mail server  - usually NO

                                                             iv.      VPN

                                                              v.      POP3 [if Pop used]

                                                             vi.      FTP [optional?]

                                                           vii.      Terminal Server

27.    Finish up installation

a.       Load Service Release 3 for Windows

                i.  http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/downloads/servicepacks/sp3/default.asp

b.       Load Service patch 3 for Exchange 2000

                                                               i.      http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/downloads/2000/sp1.asp

c.        Load all other patches listed on Mariette’s site

                                                               i.      http://www.sbs2000.info click on security

d.       Download hfnetchk program to guide you with what you need to install

                                                               i.      http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q303/2/15.asp?id=303215&sd=tech

1.       Run and test [notice there will be one patch not found even after install]

28.    Veritas Backup Exec

a.       SN _____________________

29.    Trend Office Scan for SBS

a.       [now download the latest update and install]

b.       http://www.antivirus.com/download/download.asp?updates=&product_id=46

c.        SN_____________________

d.       Download Scanmail for 5.1 patch [now included in the 5.1 download above

30.    Tweak SBS Server Settings

a.       Set up Instant Messaging on Server

                                                               i.      Enable Home server

                                                              ii.      Enable IM under Active Directory users

b.       Open up access for more than just Internet Explorer if you need it for third party access

                                                               i.      PLEASE NOTE:  THIS IS OPEN FOR FULL OUTBOUND ACCESS WHICH IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR LONG TERM – THIS IS MERELY FOR TESTING, IT IS PREFERRED TO USE “BASIC” AUTHENTICATION OR TO REVIEW THE WEB ACCESS LOG FILES IN THE ISALOGS SUBDIRECTORY AND SEE EXACTLY WHAT PORT IS BEING USED.  IN THAT CASE YOU CAN LEAVE THE ISA SETTINGS AT DEFAULT AND REVIEW THE ISA LOGS FOR “BLOCKED”, THEN REVIEW THE INFO AT http://www.isaserver.org TO SET UP FOR ACCESS

                                                              ii.      In ISA, go to servers and arrays, click on servername, click on access policy,  click on  protocol, then click on rules, then on the right window do properties, click on the “applies to” tab , then click on  "any request", click apply

                                                            iii.      ISA SP1 click on unauthenticated

                                                             iv.      Everything works?  Good, now tweak time, change it back

                                                              v.      http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q295/6/67.ASP

                                                             vi.      http://www.sbs2000.info click on ISA

31.    Windows 2000 professional clients issues with multiple mapped drives and out of licenses issues

a.       http://www.sbs2000.info click on event logs

b.       http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q305/1/38.ASP

c.        http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q302/0/99.ASP

32.    Windows 98 machines – issues with connectivity

a.       http://www.sbs2000.info click on logon problems

b.    http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q292/8/22.asp?

c.        http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q272/5/94.ASP

d.     http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q267/8/79.ASP

 

If you note any errors please email sbradcpa@pacbell.net