After a generally uninteresting series of configuration and reboot activities, the server is ready to go! You may have to log in as the username and password configured in the previous step. From here, the Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard Console is the administrative interface for everything on the server. Small Business Server 2011 introduces a number of changes and is the first Windows Server product so tightly integrated with cloud technologies. If you are a candidate for upgrading Small Business Server to the new version, now is the time to go for the evaluation!
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.