Can a Win98 client attach to MS SBS2008?

By gbhall
Jun 15, 2010
  1. The MS technet and SBS2008 help both suggest only Windows XP and Win7 clients can attach to an SBS2008 server, but it seems they could to SBS2003.

    I really think this is a bit mean of MS (what is'nt?). Can anyone say different?

    Perhaps there is something (even Novell eDirectory) that can be run on SBS that will use LDAP and avoid having to rely on Active Domain login?

    More in hope than expectation - cheers all
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    As they suggest, I think you are pointed in the wrong direction... We need more information on your hardware and configuration.
  3. gbhall

    gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 2,431   +77

    Not sure why the hardware would affect anything, but here goes.

    Server SBS2008 on a Dell R710 rackmount. XP and Win7 clients are set up as required for Active Directory access - sign onto the client as a user who is also specified in AD and just use the server as mapped drives. Win98se or Win2K clients, however? How can they use the server for file and print services?
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