Published: July 26, 2010
Updated: March 30, 2011
Applies To: Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials
Follow the links below for step-by-step instructions to get started using Windows SBS 2011 Essentials.
Before you begin
Install and configure your server
You can install Windows SBS 2011 Essentials from a DVD and provide the configuration information as you go, or you can perform an unattended installation and configuration of the server.
Complete the getting started tasks
Your server is ready to use, but you need to complete some of these initial tasks so that users can log on to the server from their computers or from a remote computer.
Overview of the Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials Dashboard
How to access the Dashboard
Completing the Getting Started tasks
Learn more about setting up server backup
Turn on Remote Web Access
Add a user account
Integrating Office 365 with Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials
When you finish setting up Windows SBS 2011 Essentials, you need to install the Connector software on each of the computers on your network. For information about connecting your computers to the server, see Connect Computers to the Server.
Migrating to Windows SBS 2011 Essentials
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