SBS 2008 server: How to install Exchange 2007 SP2

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP2 has been released, however there’re additional steps required to get it to install onto an Windows Small Business Server 2008. Symptom: When you try to install Exchange 2007 SP2 on a WSBS 2008-based computer, the service pack Setup program’ll not start. Because Exchange Best Practice Analyzer detects the server as SBS 2008 and’ll not allow for […]

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP2 has been released, however there’re additional steps required to get it to install onto an Windows Small Business Server 2008Symptom: When you try to install Exchange 2007 SP2 on a WSBS 2008-based computer, the service pack Setup program’ll not start. Because Exchange Best Practice Analyzer detects the server as SBS 2008 and’ll not allow for the service pack to install. Resolution: You must first create the following E12SP2READY registry value, and then you must install Exchange Server 2007 SP2: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\SmallBusinessServer\Exchange\E12SP2READY

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