SBS 2008 Update Rollup 5 Released

Microsoft has just released Update Rollup 5 for Windows Small Business Server 2008. This update is available from the Microsoft Update website.

This update addresses the following issues that were not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article.

Issue 1
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) log files grow quickly and consume a large amount of disk space.

Issue 2
You cannot correctly disable IP version 6 (IPv6) by clearing the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) checkbox in the network connection properties dialog box.

Issue 3
When you try to install Windows SBS 2008 Update Rollup 4 after you uninstall Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, the installation may fail.

Issue 4
When you try to edit the properties of a user account, you may receive the following error message:
“Invalid E-mail alias
This e-mail alias already exists. Type a different e-mail alias.”

Note: This issue occurs when the user account has the same SMTP mailbox name as a mail-enabled contact. For example, a user account has an email address of, and a mail-enabled contact has an email address of In this example, you may receive the error message when you try to change the user account.

Issue 5
After you install an earlier update rollup for Windows SBS 2008, you may receive the following event in the application event log every 5 to 10 minutes:
Log Name: Application
Source: Windows SharePoint Services 3 Search
Event ID: 2424
Task Category: Gatherer
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
The update cannot be started because the content sources cannot be accessed. Fix the errors and try the update again.
Context: Application ‘Search’, Catalog ‘index file on the search server Search’

In this situation, new content is not added to the search index. Therefore, new content cannot be found when you perform a full-text search in the companyweb website.

Issue 6
You may experience compatibility issues with Windows Internet Explorer 9. For example, Internet Explorer 9 may not work correctly with the following websites:


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