How to find the SDN gateway local address for BGP peering in Windows Server 2016

A few days back, I wrote a blog post about some issues being faced by Software Defined Networking (SDN) customers. The issue was specific to changing VPN bandwidth settings in Windows Server 2016. You can read more about that issue and the solution here. Another area where we have seen customers struggle is finding out the…


Video Serie: Sichern mit Data Protection Manager 2016 – Backup Volume hinzufügen

In diesem Video zeigen wir kurz die DPM Management Console. Anschließend konfigurieren wir die Hard-Disk-basierte Datenablage für die Backups. Hintergrund: Der DPM unterstützt verschiedene Ablageorte / Sicherungsmodi: Disk – kurzfristig Online Storage (Backup Daten nach Microsoft Azure auslagern) Tape Library (virtuell oder physisch) – langfristig Lokal angebundene Disks (“DAS” – wahrscheinlich mit Raid, oder auf…


Deploy DHCP Using Windows PowerShell in Windows Server 2016

The new deployment guide Deploy DHCP Using Windows PowerShell demonstrates how to deploy a TCP/IP version 4 DHCP server without using Server Manager, the Add Roles and Features wizard, or any other user interface (UI) element in Windows Server 2016. You can use this guide for single subnet deployment of DHCP, multiple subnet deployment, deployment in…


Video Serie: Sichern mit Data Protection Manager 2016 – Updating und Patching

Nach der Installation sollte man seinen System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager aktualisieren. Beim Setup von DPM kann man die Option für Windows Update einschalten: “Microsoft Update offers security and important updates for Windows and other Microsoft products, including Data Protection Manager. Updates are delivered using your Automatic Updates setting,…” Das sorgt dafür, dass DPM…


Tip of the Day: FIPS 140-2 Validation of Windows 10 1607 and Windows Server 2016

Today’s Tip… As of Thursday, January 26th, the following operating systems have validated to FIPS 140-2: Client Windows 10 1607 Windows 10 Enterprise 1607 Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB 1607 Windows 10 Mobile 1607 Windows 10 Professional 1607 Note: Windows 10 1607 = Build 10.0.14393 = RS1 and is formerly known as the Anniversary Update. Server…


Demo: Die Performance der Remote Desktop Services erhöhen

Unter Windows Server 2016 gibt es viele spannende Neuerungen rund um die Remote Desktop Services. Dieser Blogbeitrag stellt einige davon vor. So werden u.a. die neuen Möglichkeiten mit dem RD Connection Broker vorgestellt, um Ressourcen-Engpässe bei hohen Zugriffszahlen zu vermeiden.


(RDS) Tip of the Day: Use Windows Server 2016 and software-defined networking to build a better network

Today’s Tip… Windows Server Program Manager Greg Cusanza joins Matt McSpirit to demonstrate the software-defined networking (SDN) capabilities in Windows Server 2016. Watch as Greg explains those capabilities and shows you how to use SDN to dynamically create, secure, and connect your network to meet the evolving needs of your apps, speed up the deployment…


(RDS) Tip of the Day: Introducing Server Management Tools

Today’s Tip… At last year’s Ignite and Build conferences, Jeffrey Snover (Technical Fellow) and Andrew Mason (Principal PM Manager) first demoed the Server management tools. Server management tools offers a set of web-based GUI and command line tools to manage Windows Servers. Today, we are announcing the public preview of Server management tools! For a…