RIP Microsoft Small Business Server
Mickyj was awarded a position in the
SMB150 2012 and now also 2013
Michaels Profile is here.
The life of Small Business Server -
Likely to be renamed the death of a
Read more here
MSMVPS Blog and RSS
I have decided to relocate my blogs from my website to a
WordPress website hosted on
means my RSS feed has also changed. Details can be found
Cloudberry S3 backup
I have been requested to test the Cloudberry S3 backup solution
for SBS 2011. Before doing this, I wanted to see who else has
used this and get your opinions first.
Is anyone using
this? Do you have any good or bad stories ? I want to know.
Global IT Community Association - GITCA
The Global IT Community Association
(or GITCA) appointed me as their Chairman for APAC.
over 1320 member organizations and over 4 million IT
GITCA is the world's largest international
not-for-profit independent organization powered by dedicated
volunteers devoted to the development and growth of the IT
community by providing services to support leaders and connect
user groups, associations, and student IT organizations.
GITCA stands committed to the free exchange of resources,
ultimately elevating the status of the IT Professional both in
and in the community.
Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011
is End Of life !. Windows Essentials Server is here. Are you
SBS 2011 Essentials Learning Bites – fifteen 3-5 minute videos
focusing on core features and functionality.
Adelaide Chapter of the SMBiT Pro group
Meets in the last Tuesday of the month
Alerts for meetings can be received by subscribing to the email list
Welcome to mickyj.com.
What purpose does Mickyj.com
my travels with a Microsoft Product called Small Business Server. Small
Business server seems like one product however to be able to administer
it, you need to look after the attached clients. This is both the physical
computers and devices attached, and people, their home computers and
This means skills with
Microsoft Office, desktop operating systems (Windows XP and Vista),
mobile phones and anything else you
can think of. This website contains my
blog, which has hints and tricks from my daily life in IT, software
reviews, product pages and Anti Malware tools.
It looks at everything from
Media Centre PC's, Microsoft based smart phones, latest technology to
community links and where to get more help.
Specifically dealing with
Small Business Server, I have pages with reference to Microsoft Server,
Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint Team Services (WSS),
PowerShell, Microsoft ISA server, Microsoft CRM, Using Active Directory,
Wsus and much more. I have links to other SBS'rs podcasts and blogs. I
allow community questions and can provide you with feedback and help.
After 5 years, I retired from the
In 2012 and 2013 I was awarded a position
in the SMB150 list.
Please feel free to drop me a note and tell me what you like or hate about
I am building this for you, my readers.
I help people through the online newsgroups however I receive many emails directed to me from this site
and this is my main focus. I do not have all the answers. There are people out there with much more information and experience than I. I plan to put people in touch with the right person for the right question.
I will also post my adventures in I.T. and in general. I was a member of the South
Australian SBS users group (Now SMBitPro) and have occasionally attend the ADNUG MSDN .Net group in
South Australia. I am currently the APAC Chairman for GITCA.
The links for these will be on my resource page.
Help me populate the Mickyj Best practices page.
Ask an SBS question.
You will find tools and URL links in the Mickyj Blogs. If you need something, email me or scan the Mickyj blogs.
For information regarding the
status of the Mickyj.com website please see
Where can you find me?
You will see me online in
numerous Newsgroups/Forums. I stick with mainly SBS (Microsoft Small Business
Server) related material. I work with Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft ISA,
Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Server,
SharePoint Team Services and much more.
I am also a member of the these
firstname.lastname@example.org if you find any dead links