The schema extensions for Windows SBS 2011 Standard could not be installed

Updated: May 26, 2011

Applies To: Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard

Problem   The schema extensions for Windows SBS 2011 Standard could not be installed.

Features affected   The schema extensions help manage the mappings between user accounts and computers and the default computer that users see in Remote Web Workplace. In addition, the schema extensions control access and permissions of a user to the client computers.

Solution   You must manually extend the schema for the Connect Computer Wizard.

You must be a network administrator to complete this procedure.

To manually extend the schema for the Connect Computer Wizard

  1. Click Start, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.

  2. Navigate to %programfiles%\Windows Small Business Server\Data.

  3. Type ldifde.exe -i -f sbsuser.ldf -c dc=x DC=<DomainName>,DC=local -s <FullServerName>, where <DomainName> is the name of your domain (for example, contoso), and <FullServerName> is the name of the server that is running Windows SBS 2011 Standard (for example, SBSServer.contoso.local).

Follow-up task After you finish, you must create the Active Directory structure. For step-by-step instructions, see Cannot create the Active Directory structure required to create users, groups, and computer accounts for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard

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