The installation of Windows Small Business Server 2008 on a Hyper-V virtual machine fails if the time zone of the virtual machine differs from the time zone in the parent partition

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Symptoms
A Windows Small Business Server 2008 installation on a Hyper-V virtual machine may fail by generating the following error message:
The schema is not extended for the Licensing service.
The network administrator account cannot be created.
Organizational units in Active Directory Domain Services cannot be configured.
Cause
This problem occurs if the time zone for the virtual machine differs from the time zone in the parent partition.
Resolution
If the time zone of the virtual machine must differ from the time zone in the parent partition, follow these steps before you install Windows Small Business Server 2008 on a virtual machine:
  1. Open the Hyper-V Manager console.
  2. Right-click the virtual machine on which you will install Windows SBS 2008, and then click Settings.
  3. In the Management section for the virtual machine settings, click Integration Services.
  4. Click to clear the Time synchronization check box, and then click OK.
  5. Install Windows Small Business Server 2008 on the virtual machine.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Properties

Article ID: 956359 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 03:12:33 - Revision: 2.0

Windows Small Business Server 2008 Standard, Windows Small Business Server 2008 Premium, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard

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