That is a pretty good list... you left out reviewing the event logs and the
performance and usage reports. Because of that, and the nature of your question
and list, can i assume you are more comfortable with standard servers than
SBS? if so, get a book or two on the subject and use it as a reference if
not read from cover to cover.
Windows® Small Business Server 2008 Administrator's Companion
Windows Small Business Server 2008 Unleashed
If this is just a general routine exam, not prompted by any symptoms, then
I don't know what other advice to offer. If there are symptoms that you
are looking for a cause, let us know what those are.
Please post the resolution to your
issue so others may benefit
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> 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?