Mailbag: Tech the Halls (Issue #4)

Hey y’all, Mark, Tom and the AskPFEPlat crew back for our last mailbag of 2014. It’s getting around the holidays, lots of people start to take vacation including myself. But don’t worry we’re really starting to get into a good rhythm with these posts and it’s looking like we’ll stick with this experiment for 2015…. Read more

How to Customize Server Manager in Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 – Get Creative!

Greetings and happy Monday!!  Hilde here – coming to you from the Seattle area, where I'm fortunate enough to be attending our premier internal technical training event.  In this post, I'll cover a less-known but VERY cool customization ability to get you thinking about how you might make your Server Admin lives easier and more efficient. If you've… Read more

One Little Victory – Get Value from the Remote Server Administration Tools on Windows Server 2012 and/or Windows 8 today!

If you’ve read any of my prior posts, you know I like to be able to do things without a lot of prep, in a short amount of time. Yes, I like the K.I.S.S principle – Keep It Simple, Stan. I also enjoy the sense of accomplishment that comes when I can leave work and… Read more

Welcome to Server Manager … 2012-style

Well, another summer has passed, kids are back in school and the folks here at Microsoft have been reeeeeeally busy getting the final touches on many, many new products. One of those new products is our newest server Operating System – Windows Server 2012. In case you hadn’t heard, it recently was RTM’d (Released to… Read more