Updated: March 30, 2011
Applies To: Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials
This topic provides quick access to procedures and other information that describe how to connect computers to the server, and how to use Windows SBS 2011 Essentials to manage network connectivity.
Managing network connectivity
This section provides quick access to procedures and other information that help you set up router, connect your server to the network, set up your domain name.
Connecting computers to the server
You can connect your computers to the Windows SBS 2011 Essentials server using the Connector software. The Connector software is installed when you connect a computer to the server using the Connect a Computer to the Server wizard. You can launch this wizard by typing http:// <servername>/connect, where <servername> is the name of your server.
Prepare to connect computers to the server
This section discusses the Connector software, the operating systems that are supported by Windows SBS 2011 Essentials, the prerequisite tasks that must be completed before connecting your computers to the server, and the changes the server makes to the computers when you run the Connector software.
What is Connector software?
Prerequisites for connecting a computer to the server
Prerequisites for connecting a Mac computer to the network
Supported operating systems for client computers
What changes does the server make to a client computer
Where do I get my network user name and password information?
Connect computers to the server using the Connector software
This section provides access to procedures and information that will help you install the Connector software, connect your computer to the server, and troubleshoot connecting computers to the server.