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Windows Server Solutions Best Practices Analyzer 1.0

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Windows Server Solutions BPA scans a computer that is running the Windows server solutions software, and compares the existing server settings to a predefined set of recommended best practices.
  • Details

    Note: There are multiple files available for this download. Once you click on the “Download” button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
    Version:
    Date Published:

    1.0

    8/8/2012

    File name:
    File size:

    BPASetup.msi

    1.1 MB

    WSSG-KB2699813-X64-ENU.msp

    164 KB

      Windows Server Solutions Best Practices Analyzer 1.0 (Windows Server Solutions BPA) is a diagnostic tool that is built on the Microsoft Baseline Configuration Analyzer (MBCA) technology. Windows Server Solutions BPA scans a computer that is running the Windows server solutions software, and compares the existing server settings to a predefined set of recommended best practices.

      Windows Server Solutions BPA performs the following tasks:

      • Gathers information about a server that is running Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials, or Windows Multipoint Server 2011
      • Determines if the server settings comply with a set of best practices that are recommended by Microsoft
      • Provides a report of the scan results, which identifies variances from the recommended best practices
      • Identifies conditions that may lead to problems with the server
      • Recommends solutions to potential problems
  • System Requirements

    Supported Operating System

    MultiPoint Server 2011, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials

  • Install Instructions

      Click the Download button on this page to start the download, and then do one of the following:

      1. To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location.
      2. To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk.
      3. Pleasee take BPASetup.msi to install the tool and apply the latest update by installing WSSG-KB2699813-X64-ENU.msp.
  • Additional Information

      You can initiate a BPA scan by logging on to a local server, or by logging on to the server from a remote computer. When you install Windows Server Solutions BPA, setup enables remote scans by default. You can choose to not enable the remote scan feature during the Windows Server Solutions BPA setup by clearing the check box for the “Enable remote BPA scan of this server” option in the installation wizard. Note: This feature is not applicable to Windows MultiPoint Server 2011.

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