Update Rollup 2 for SBS 2011 Essentials and Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials

Microsoft have today released via Windows Update and WSUS, the 2nd rollup of patches for the family of products including SBS 2011 Essentials, Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials and Windows Home Server 2011 Premium.  The individual patches are listed below for the relevant products.

2630429 Update Rollup 2 for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials is available

2630434 Update Rollup 2 for Windows Home Server 2011 is available

2630436 Update Rollup 2 for Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials is available

The update can be seen in Windows Update as you can see from the screenshot below.  It takes less than 5 minutes to apply this update and reboot the computer.

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There is also a series of fixes for the client side of the above products and Microsoft have detailed the KB article below.  You don’t need to deploy anything specific however to the clients as the clients will automatically update once the server side update is in place. 

2630445 The client-side package for Update Rollup 2 for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, for Windows Home Server 2011, and for Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials is available

Below you can see the client machine automatically installing the updates.

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There are some updates that will require the restart of any client machine – and the alert below shows you this. very clearly.

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