Install and configure Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard

Implement the configuration

The installation then implements the configuration that was specified during the wizard. This step isn’t as long as the file extraction steps before the wizard, but nonetheless takes some time.

This example is a VMware vSphere virtual machine running the E1000 virtual network interface. This is important as it will natively be able to connect to Ethernet networks and get to services such as Windows Update. The VMXNET3 interface may not be able to be used until VMware Tools are installed.


Rick Vanover is a software strategy specialist for Veeam Software, based in Columbus, Ohio. Rick has years of IT experience and focuses on virtualization, Windows-based server administration, and system hardware.