SBS servers are generally easy to set up and manage, even for people with limited IT knowledge.

SBS stands for Small Business Server, which is a Microsoft product that is designed for small businesses. It is a server operating system that includes a number of integrated server technologies, such as Active Directory, Exchange Server, and SharePoint, that can be used to manage and share business data.

An SBS server typically includes a number of pre-configured tools and features that are specifically designed to meet the needs of small businesses. For example, it includes a user-friendly dashboard that allows you to manage your network and users, as well as tools for managing email, backups, and security.

They are a popular choice for small businesses that want to have a robust and secure server solution without the need for a dedicated IT staff.

How do you demote an SBS Server?

To demote an SBS (Small Business Server) server, you will need to use the “SBS Manager” tool that is included with the SBS server software. This tool allows you to manage various aspects of your SBS server, including the demotion process.

Here is a general overview of the steps you will need to follow to demote an SBS server:

  1. On the SBS server, open the “SBS Manager” tool. You can do this by going to the Start menu and searching for “SBS Manager”.
  2. In the “SBS Manager” tool, select the “Server Management” tab.
  3. In the “Server Management” section, click on the “Demote this Server” link.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the demotion process. This will typically involve removing the server from the domain, uninstalling the SBS-specific components, and reverting the server to a standard Windows Server installation.

Keep in mind that the exact steps for demoting an SBS server may vary depending on the version of SBS that you are using.

For further guidance with an SBS server get in touch with Pisys.