This article lists down the answers to the FAQs about WFBS 7.0 GM Repack 1417.
Below are the FAQs:
What is new in this WFBS 7.0 Repack 1417 release?
There are several enhancements and issues resolved in Build 1417. For more details, refer to this article: Issues resolved in WFBS 7.0 EN GM Repack 1417.
Compared to Critical Patch 1396, does this release contain many new improvements?
This new release includes additional fixes for server performance as well as a few fixes for issues related to updating, system crash and competitor switch.
Who needs to install this repack?
The following versions need to install this repack: WFBS 5.0/5.1, WFBS 6.0, and WFBS 6.0 SP1/SP2/SP3.
What are the supported upgrade paths for this repack?
WFBS 5.0/5.1, WFBS 6.0 and WFBS 6.0 SP1/SP2/SP3 can be upgraded to this repack.
Do you need to install this repack if you are using WFBS 7.0 with or without Critical Patch?
If you are using WFBS 7.0 with or without Critical Patch, a smaller package is available. Check Product Patch Download for Critical Patch 1417.
What will happen if you install this in an existing WFBS 7.0 build?
If you happen to install this in an existing WFBS 7.0 build, the new release will act as a build upgrade and will migrate all your product settings. After the upgrade process, a restart notification will show at the Security Agent system tray icon on the server side.
Is Small Business Server (SBS) 2011 supported in this repack release?
SBS 2011is not supported in this repack. We are now looking at releasing a critical patch in the near term to officially support SBS 2011 as soon as possible.