RSAT Release Candidate for Windows 7… ehh… Release Candidate

Ned here again. The Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) have been released for Win7 RC. Grab them from: Here are the installation requirements: Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 RC can be installed on computers that are running the Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate editions of Windows 7 RC. Remote… Read more

Netmon, MPS, RODC’s, and that new OS you might have heard about

Ned here. A few big pieces of news, in case you’ve been having a busy week: Netmon 3.3 has been released. You can download from here. Read more about the new features (such as autoscroll, frame commenting, experts, WWAN support, and more) right here. MPS Reports. They’re back. They work on Vista and 2008, as… Read more

Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) Available For Windows 7 Beta

Ned here. For those testing Windows 7 administration capabilities, this is for you. Download here This is the list of Windows Server 2008 administration tools which are included in Win7 RSAT Client: Server Administration Tools:• Server Manager Role Administration Tools:• Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) Tools• Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Tools• Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services… Read more

Windows 7 for TechNet and MSDN Subscribers

Ned here. Come and get it… 🙂 Press Release TechNet SubscribersMSDN Subscribers For all others, you’ll have to wait until Friday. Oh the humanity. Just a quick reminder – unless you are part of TAP, TechBeta, or OEM Beta, you cannot get support for Windows 7. If you don’t know what those three things are, you… Read more

Follow up on lag sites… sort of.

Ned here again. We recently had a very lively discussion about ‘Lag Sites’ as a disaster recovery option. If you’ve been digging around the MS Download Center, you may have already come across Introduction to Windows Server 2008 R2.  After some digging, you’ll come across: Improvements in Active Directory Domain Services The Active Directory Domain… Read more

Directory Services Debug Logging Primer

Craig here. In Directory Services we support a whole bunch of components which each have their own debug logging. A while back I pulled together all the information from various KB and TechNet articles and distilled it into a concise list of how logging is enabled for each component we support. I cleaned it up… Read more