Update Rollup 4 for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials is available

Windows Small Business Server 2011 EssentialsUpdate Rollup 4 has been released on December 15, 2012 and is available for download from Windows Update. You can read about the issues this rollup addresses in Microsoft Support Knowledgebase 2757007.

In addition to the server-side update, a client-side update has been released as well. This update is documented in KB 2757014. The client-side package will be downloaded to the server along with the Update rollup. User does not have to go to the Windows Update website to obtain the package separately.

More Information

  •  2757007 Update Rollup 4 for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials is available
  • 2757014 Client-side update package is available for Update Rollup 4 for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, Windows Home Server 2011, and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials
  • 2757013 Update Rollup 4 for Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials is available
  • 2757011 Update Rollup 4 for Windows Home Server 2011 is available

Major issues that are resolved by this update (KB2757007)

Issue 1

When you try to log on to Launchpad on a computer that is running Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, you receive an error message that resembles the following:

Failed to load server configuration file.

Issue 2

The installation of the client connector is blocked when you turn on Gatekeeper and enable installation from the AppStore or trusted developers on a computer that is running Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.

Issue 3

When the Apple Bonjour service is running on a Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials-based server, client computers cannot connect to the server by using the client connector.

Issue 4

When a security identifier (SID) is empty in a computer configuration file in Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, the client backup database corrupts and the client backup service fails.

Issue 5

When you run the Remote Web Access Setup Wizard to configure a Windows Live domain, an error occurs. Additionally, you may also be blocked when you try to remotely browse a Remote Web Access (RWA) page. This issue occurs because the Windows Live ID Sign-In Assistant component is unexpectedly uninstalled.

Issue 6

Assume that you set up a remotely administered server from a client computer. You set the time zone to Pacific Standard Time (US & Canada) in the Time Zone Settings dialog box. In this situation, the time zone is incorrectly set to Baja California on the server after you finish the server deployment.

Issue 7

When the XML convert module handles invalid files in Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, you receive error messages that state some services cannot be started.

Issue 8

This update fixes the Server Backup service exception issue that occurs when the backup service tries to retrieve backup history from event logs. For more information about the Server Backup service exception issue, go to the following Microsoft website: