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Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by srhoades, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. srhoades

    srhoades

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    Found out today that you should NOT disable IPv6 on SBS 2011. If you do, the subsequent exchange updates will cause the server to hang at "preparing to configure windows" on reboot.
     
  2. Pierre!

    Pierre! NRA Life Member

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    I can only guess that this was NOT the *Fun* you started your day seeking... :wow:

    I really dislike such scenarios... Hope you made it out of it okay!

    Patrick
     

  3. srhoades

    srhoades

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    Fortunately I was able to get into safe mode with networking, re-enable IPV6 on the adapter and boot back into normal mode.
     
  4. sappy13

    sappy13

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    I was installing sbs 2011 the other day and it failed during update 27/72, which just happened to be an exchange update. I had disabled Ipv6 as well. ended up just blowing it off and reinstalling. Changed and documented my order this time, and she's running like a champ.