If you have been trying to install SBS 2011 on an HP ProLiant ML110 G6, ML150 G6 or DL360 G7 server and have struggled as HP don’t support SBS 2011 on their Easy Set-up CD (apart from the DL360 G7) and booting from the SBS 2011 DVD-ROM and adding the Windows 2008 R2 RAID Controller Drivers doesn’t get you any further, then the solution to your problems is here!
Get hold of an 8Gb USB Memory Stick and download the following software:
(To be able to install / use the software you will need a Windows 7 64-Bit PC).
Rip an .ISO image of the SBS 2011 DVD onto your Windows 7 64-Bit computer, then install / run the software from the link above. Create the bootable USB Memory Stick using the .ISO image you created earlier and when completed, boot the server from the USB stick, add the RAID Controller Drivers (http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=uk&prodTypeId=15351&prodSeriesId=3984625&prodNameId=3984626&swEnvOID=4064&swLang=8&mode=2&taskId=135&swItem=MTX-12f912453fee48179ee8c834d2) and you will be able to continue to install SBS 2011.
If, like me, you are in the middle of migrating from SBS 2003 to SBS 2011, then you may want to consider using the following migration guide which takes you painlessly through the entire process: