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Update Rollup 1 for Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials is available. This article describes the new feature and some of the updates that are included in this update rollup.
Important This update rollup contains server-side fixes. In addition to this update package, you must also install the client-side package on all client computers. For more information about the client-side package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2554637/ )The client-side package for Update Rollup 1 for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, for Windows Home Server 2011, and for Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials is available
Feature that is included in Update Rollup 1 for Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 EssentialsThis update adds an alert that reminds you to enable Microsoft Update. The alert appears after you install Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials and complete the "Getting Started" tasks on a computer. The alert displays the following message:
Major issues that are resolved by this update
Issue 1You cannot register a Remote Web Access domain name that contains two or more root domain levels (such as testuser.co.uk). Additionally, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
The domain name is not valid
This domain name is invalid. Ensure that the domain name and the extension are correct, and then try again.
Issue 2In the Alert Viewer window, you select an alert, and then you click Ignore the alert to stop receiving notifications for this alert. However, the notifications still appear.
Issue 3The Client Deployment Wizard fails with an authentication failure if one of the following conditions is true:
Issue 4When the server and the clients are in an OpenDNS network environment, you cannot connect to the server or the clients through the Remote Web Access webpage. Additionally, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
Remote Desktop can't find the computer <name>.
Issue 5Consider the following scenario:
Issue 6When the machine certificate is changed incorrectly or is removed, you are not prompted by any troubleshooting measures. After you install this update, an automatic process tries to resolve this issue. If this issue cannot be resolved automatically, the dialog box gives you a link to a troubleshooting website. The website provides the latest solutions and updates for the kind of issue that you are experiencing.
Issue 7A backslash (\) may be displayed incorrectly in Korean or Japanese content.
Issue 8"Connect site" is translated incorrectly in a non-English dashboard.
Issue 9Some important non-English instructions or guides are truncated in a non-English dashboard or wizard.
How to obtain this updateTo download this update, visit the following Microsoft website:
PrerequisitesTo install this update, you must be running Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials.
Registry informationTo use the update in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement informationThis update does not replace a previously released update.
Removal informationTo remove this update, use the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel. Additionally, you must uninstall the client-side package (KB2554637) from all client computers.
Note The new "Microsoft Update is not enabled" alert must be manually removed from all client computers.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates