Month: October 2009

Windows Server 2008

Systems Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 Released

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=3318741a-c038-4ab1-852a-e9c13f8a8140&displaylang=en Overview Service Pack 2 for Configuration Manager 2007 delivers new platform support for Windows 7 client, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2. In addition, Service Pack 2 delivers continued innovation with Intel vPro technology, support for Branch Cache enabled environments, and continued development for 64 bit architectures. Feature …

Windows 7

Windows 7 Product Guide

Windows 7 product guide is now available to download. It goes over all the nice new features of Windows 7. Enjoy 🙂 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=b3c68ec2-e726-4830-ac89-31c71d6be5f3 Overview The Windows 7 Product Guide provides a detailed look at the many new and improved features in Windows 7. The guide is designed as an accurate source of information that can …

Windows Server 2008 R2

Free book – Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2

Download it here: http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/C/0/5C0BD0AB-040D-4C56-A60B-661001012DDA/Windows_Server_2008_R2_e-book.pdf Chapter 1 What’s New in Windows Server R2 1 Chapter 2 Installation and Configuration:Adding R2 to Your World 9 Chapter 3 Hyper-V: Scaling and Migrating Virtual Machines 25 Chapter 4 Remote Desktop Services and VDI: Centralizing Desktop and Application Management Chapter 5 Active Directory: Improving and Automating Identity and Access 65 …

Active Directory, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

Group Policy Settings Reference for Windows and Windows Server

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=18c90c80-8b0a-4906-a4f5-ff24cc2030fb Overview Using column filters, you can filter the information in these spreadsheets by operating system, component, or computer or user configuration. You can also search for information by using text or keywords. These spreadsheets include the following categories of security policy settings: Account Policies (Password Policy, Account Lockout Policy, and Kerberos Policy), Local Policies …

Windows Server 2008

Creating Exchange 2007 Storage Groups and Mailbox Database’s using Powershell

Hello, You can use the Exchange Powershell Managment console to create storage groups and databases. To do this you would use the following commands: [PS] C:\Windows\System32>new-storagegroup "Second Storage Group" -server EXCHANGE This will result in the output below telling us that this has been successfully created. Name                      Server            Replicated        Recovery —-                      ——            ———-        ——– Second …

Windows Server 2008

Free Exchange 2010 Training

Head over to here for 2 hours of completely free Exchange 2010 training! https://www.microsoftelearning.com/eLearning/offerDetail.aspx?offerPriceId=249671 Collection 6899: Exploring Features of Exchange Server 2010 Overview This two-hour collection provides an overview of the new features in Exchange Server 2010. The clinics within this collection cover: New features in Exchange Server 2010 Management tools used in Exchange Server …

Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 R2

Slow RDP Performance on a Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Host

Hi, I recently encountered a problem on my Server 2008 R2 machine which is running Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V installed. After creating a Virtual Network, when i connected via RDP to the server the performance was unbearable and was very unusable. After a little playing about i managed to find the problem. I disabled …

Active Directory, Windows Server 2008

How do I find out which AD Schema version i am running?

You can do this by using Joe Richards excellent AD Find tool which you down download from http://www.joeware.net/freetools/tools/adfind/index.htm C:\>adfind -schema -s base objectversion AdFind V01.40.00cpp Joe Richards (joe@joeware.net) February 2009 Using server: 2008R2DC1.testlab.local:389 Directory: Windows Server 2008 R2 Base DN: CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=testlab,DC=local dn:CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=testlab,DC=local >objectVersion: 47 1 Objects returned From this i can tell I am running …