[Today's post comes to us courtesy of Guang Wu from Small Business Server Sustained Engineering]
Windows 8 Consumer Preview
has been released, we encourage customer testing the new client with SBS 2011 Essentials, SBS 2011 Standard, SBS 2008 and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials. If you experience any issues, please discuss with the
, or file a bug on the
. Note this is for
test purpose only
. Installing beta products in a production environment is not recommended or fully supported.
For known issues for SBS 2011 Essentials and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials, Please see
Below are the known issues and workaround when connecting Windows 8 Consumer Preview (CP) to SBS 2011 standard and SBS 2008:
A warning message will be displayed when join Win8 CP to SBS 2011 standard.
Win8 CP cannot join SBS2008 via http://connect
Win8 CP cannot get updates via WSUS for SBS2011standard and SBS2008
A warning message will be displayed when join Win8 CP to SBS 2011 standard
When trying to connect win8 CP to SBS 2011 standard via
, the Connect Computer Wizard can be opened successfully. However a warning message will be displayed when verifying the computer requirements. Screenshot shows as blow:
You can hit “Next” and continue connecting the computer, it should finish all the tasks and complete successfully.