SBS 2011 media format issues
Posted on 2011-02-13
Here I am ,trying to burn a DVD from my technet sub and lo and behold I discover that the new install image is about 6 or 7 GB (big WIM file).
I've researched and discovered,you need a dual layer DVD to burn the image or a USB boot thumb device.
Ii's about $15 bucks for a thumb drive and a buck for two regular DVD's(which if lost or stolen,cost another buck to replace).
Is there a way to extract the ISO to two dvd's easily for an initial install or have the folks at M$ taken leave of realty again and made it more difficult than usual to install SBS 2011?
Even if you have the dual layer burner,none of the biggies (Dell,HP or Lenovo) ship file servers with a dual layer DVD even as an option.
That means you go out and retrofit a server (voiding the warranty)with a 3rd party add on.
Doesn't M$ get it?