Small Business Server 2011 Migration Prep tool - SBS 2003 Service Pack 1 not installed

Posted on 2011-10-18
Last Modified: 2013-12-02

I am doing a migration from small business 2003 to small business server 2011 using the steps laid out here:

When I run the prep tool it says "Windows SBS 2003 Service Pack 1 not installed"  But if I right click "My comptuer" and select properties it says "Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Small Business Server Service Pack 2."

Plus when I read on how to install sp 1 I find a bunch of instructions that I know I did a while a go.

So, can I "acknowledge" the warnings and proceed with the migration prep tool and the answer file?

Thanks for your advice.

Question by:skykuhl
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    If under the add remove programs ,Small business server,SP1 is not showing up,then you need to install it.
    SP2 is a windows server patch and does not include SBS 2003 updates.
    So thinking that SP2 is a cumulative patch is misleading in this case.

    Been there done that.

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