Category: Windows Server 2008

Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

Remote Desktop Services Component Architecture Poster

Microsoft have released a nice poster showing all the components of Remote Desktop Services and how they all fit together. Unfortunately I don’t have an A3 sized printer, but i am sure there are companies out there who can print it for me It contains the following components: Remote Desktop Session Host Remote Desktop Virtualization …

Windows Server 2008

Exchange 2010 SP1 Rollup 1 Released

Exchange 2010 SP1 Rollup 1 has been released to the public. This rollup package contains hotfixes that have been released since SP1 had been released. It contains the following: 2028967 ( ) Event ID 3022 is logged and you still cannot replicate a public folder from one Exchange Server 2010 server to another 2251610 ( …

Windows Server 2008

Find out which version of SQL you are running

I recently encountered a problem where we had to identify the versions of SQL Running on a few servers. I found the quickest and easiest method was to run a SQL query against the servers in SQL Management studio. The SQL query to run is: SELECT SERVERPROPERTY(‘productversion’), SERVERPROPERTY (‘productlevel’), SERVERPROPERTY (‘edition’) This will give you …

Windows Server 2008

Unrecognized Exchange signature 12639 in Exchange 2010 BPA

I ran the Exchange 2010 Best Practice Analyzer in my test lab today to see if it picked up any problems. It picked up only 1 critical problem which was the following error: Unrecognized Exchange Signature: Active Directory domain ‘TESTLAB’ has an unrecognized Exchange signature. Current DomainPrep version: 12639 Hmmmmmmm ok. So i went off …

Windows Server 2008

OneNote 2010 Save to the web not working

One feature of OneNote 2010 which i had been looking forward to using is the ability to save notebooks to your skydrive. I use multiple computers at home and also different computers at work. The ability to have one central location to access your files really appeals to me. So i installed Office 2010 last …

Windows Server 2008

Exchange 2010 SP1 details

Here is a good article listing the upcoming improvements in Exchange 2010 SP1 from the Exchange team at Microsoft: Key points include: Featured enhancements: Archiving and discovery improvements Outlook Web Access Improvements Mobile user and Management improvements UI improvements Plus also there is a rollup of all the existing fixes included

Windows Server 2008

Exchange 200x Comparison Table

Pedro Alves, a premier field engineer working for Microsoft has created a very useful Exchange 200x comparisons table. Very useful! The original can be viewed here: Thanks Pedro, good work! Feature Exchange 2003 Exchange 2007 Exchange 2010 Exchange Certificate wizards No No Yes EMS Command Log No No Yes Property Dialog Command Exposure No …

Training/Certification, Windows Server 2008

Save 80% on Microsoft E-Learning Training Package!

More details here: These e-learning courses can be accessed for up to 12 months since the day of purchase and include the course below. The cost just £347.50. Doesn’t seem a bad deal to me! Collection 6319: Configuring Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008 (10 hours) Collection 6338: Updating your Windows Server 2003 Design Skills …

Windows Server 2008

Exchange Server Update Rollups released

Update Rollup 10 for Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Update Rollup 3 for Exchange 2007 SP2 and Update Rollup 3 for Exchange 2010 have been released – Links HERE! Microsoft has released the following update for Exchange Server: Security Update for Exchange 2000 Server (KB976703) Security Update for Exchange 2003 SP2 (KB976702) Update Rollup 10 for …

Windows Server 2008

Microsoft have given me £950,000!!

I feel really lucky at the moment!!! Microsoft are awarding me £950k!! How lucky am i!! Microsoft Promotion Award Team Prof. Minerva McGonagall Stamford New Road, Altrincham Cheshire WA14 1EP London. United Kingdom. MICROSOFT WINNING NOTIFICATION. It is obvious that this notification will come to you as a surprise but please find time to read …