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Welcome to the forum for Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials!Ning KuangMicrosoft EmployeeThursday, December 22, 2011 1:39 AM
Welcome to the forum for SBS 2011 Essentials and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials!
SBS 2011 Essentials and WSS 2008 R2 Essentials are both build on top of Windows Server 2008 R2 platform, and share the technologies from Windows Server Solutions product family.
Customers will benefit from enhanced technical expertise when the two communities are combined together.
Note, there are still major differences between these two products, It will be helpful to call out the product name when ask questions, following are some of the examples:
1. SBS 2011 Essentials must be a Domain Controller; WSS 2008 R2 Essentials can be a standalone server.
2. SBS 2011 Essentials does not include Media Feature.
3. WSS 2008 R2 Essentials are offered via OEM channel as devices, the “headless recovery” method for server recovery is used, where a server recovery DVD and a USB key are needed. For details, refer to the OEM manufactory’s user manual.
For manuafactory related quesions and issues, you can reference your manuafactory's support and community site, for example: http://community.wdc.com/t5/WD-Sentinel-DX4000/bd-p/sentinel
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