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Introduction

This article describes an update that adds new best practices to Windows Server Solutions Best Practices Analyzer 1.0.

Windows Server Solutions Best Practices Analyzer 1.0 (Windows Server Solutions BPA) is a diagnostic tool that is built on the Microsoft Baseline Configuration Analyzer (MBCA) technology. Windows Server Solutions BPA scans a computer that is running one of the following operating systems, and compares the existing server settings to a predefined set of recommended best practices:
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials
  • Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials
  • Windows Multipoint Server 2011
Windows Server Solutions BPA performs the following tasks:
  • Collects information about a server
  • Determines whether the server settings comply with a set of best practices that are recommended by Microsoft
  • Provides a report of the scan results (the report identifies differences between the server settings and the recommended best practices)
  • Identifies conditions that may cause problems with the server
  • Recommends solutions to potential problems

Update information

How to obtain this update

To obtain this update, run Windows Server Solutions Best Practice Analyzer 1.0.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must be running one of the following operating systems:
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials
  • Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials
  • Windows Multipoint Server 2011 Standard
  • Windows Multipoint Server 2011 Premium
Additionally, you must have Windows Server Solutions Best Practices Analyzer 1.0 installed.

Registry information

To use the update in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

New best practices

After you install this update, the Windows Server Solutions BPA performs the following checks:

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For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 2600333 - Last Review: July 12, 2013 - Revision: 4.1
Applies to
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard
  • Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 Standard
  • Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 Premium
  • Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials
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