Chapter 5. Installing SBS 2008

This chapter covers performing a clean installation of Windows Small Business Server 2008. All installations of SBS 2008 are clean installs, because there is no direct upgrade path from an existing SBS installation—only a migration. We’ll cover migrations in detail in Chapter 7, so if you’re installing in an existing Windows domain environment—either SBS or Windows Server—you’ll want to jump ahead to Chapter 7.

If you’re installing in a virtual environment, and it’s a fresh install, then go ahead and read this chapter, but hold off on actually performing any of the steps until you’ve had a chance to read Chapter 6.


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