Important This update rollup contains server-side fixes. After you apply this update rollup, the client-side package is installed on all Windows client computers automatically. For more information about the client-side package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2705129 The client-side package for Update Rollup 3 for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, for Windows Home Server 2011, and for Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials is available.
Features that are included in this update
Major issues that are resolved by this update
Issue 1On a computer that is running Windows 8 and that has Internet Explorer 10 installed, thumbnails for Remote Web Access (RWA) media files and folders are not displayed correctly. Specifically, the thumbnails are displayed as black squares.
Issue 2Assume that you connect a Windows 8-based client computer to a Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials-based server, and then set the client backup property to "Automatically wake this computer up from sleep or hibernation to run a scheduled backup." In this situation, the backup is not successful if the client computer is asleep or in hibernation.
Issue 3You receive "Computer Monitoring Errors" alerts every 30 minutes. The following "Computer Monitoring Errors" alerts are fixed in this update rollup:
- Alerts that are triggered by client synchronization time-out
- Alerts that are triggered by stale computer records that belong to client computers that were removed
- Alerts that occur when the router manufacturer information is not retrieved
- Alerts that occur when an RWA Domain socket connection is aborted
Issue 4You receive the following incorrect warning alert when UPnP is not available on the router:
Issue 5If you set an RWA domain manually, Launchpad does not link to the correct RWA site. For example, Launchpad links to the following website:
Issue 6The Connect Computer wizard fails if the Domain Name contains more than 15 characters.
Note Domain names that are migrated from Small Business Server 2011 or earlier versions of Small Business Server can contain more than 15 characters.
Issue 7Watson crashes because of an error in Wssbackup.exe. When this issue occurs, client backup may not work correctly, and you may receive alerts or error messages.
Issue 8Performance improvements are made to Client File and Folder Restore.
Issue 9The Client Connect wizard fails when the NetBIOS name of the server differs from the domain name of the server.
Note The NetBIOS and domain names of the server may be different if the server was migrated.
Issue 10An Office 365 custom SharePoint URL is invalid on an RWA page.
Issue 11Most of the "Modern Office" Apps will fail after a Windows 8-based client computer connects to a Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials-based server by using a local profile migration.
Issue 12When you try to download multiple files from RWA on a single request, the operation fails.
Issue 13Some health alerts do not work in Windows 8. For example, the "The Network Firewall is turned off" and "Virus protection is turned off, not installed, or not up-to-date" alerts do not work.
Issue 14When you connect to Windows Multipoint Server 2012 Premium Beta by using the Client Connect wizard, you receive the following warning message:
Known issuesIssue 1
If you have installed Update Rollup 3 Beta, you must uninstall it (for more information about how to do this, go to the "How to uninstall Update Rollup 3 Beta" section).
Client computers may restart after you apply Update Rollup 3. Before this restart happens, some functionality may not work.
How to uninstall Update Rollup 3 BetaTo uninstall Update Rollup 3 Beta, follow these steps:
- In Control Panel, open Program and Features.
- Select View installed updates.
- Search for KB 2705117 in the update list, and then uninstall the update.
Update informationHow to obtain this update
To download this update, go to the following Microsoft website:
To install this update, you must be running Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials.
To use the update in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Update replacement information
This update does not replace any previously released update.
To remove this update, use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.