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  • SBS 2003 Health Check

    Hi All,
    I have to run a health check on a client SBS 2003 server.
    I have included following checks to run on server:
    • Run Microsoft best practices analyzer for sbs 2003 on server
    • Run Microsoft best practices analyzer for exchange 2003
    • Run Microsoft server performance tool on server
    • Check installed memory and available memory
    • Check total disk space and free diskspace
    • Read performance counters
    • Check anti virus performance and updates
    • Check windows updates
    • Check HP drivers and firmware version …its an HP proliant server
    • Check penetration testing for network related issues

    Is there anything else that any one can suggest to add in the list? or a better way of doing it?

    Last edited by biggles77; 21st May 2010, 21:30. Reason: Remove excessive format spacing

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    Re: SBS 2003 Health Check

    Lot of work there!

    I wouldn't run both SBS and Exchange BPA since the SBS essentially includes the Exchange and is in fact based on it. Windows Update is a given and usually handled by WSUS. The HP drivers helps - the rest is performance, not Health.

    Steven Teiger [SBS-MVP(2003-2009)]
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