Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 2.1

This release of the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool completely replaces version 2.0. Version 2.1 of the tool now works with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2, and Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2. The tool also supports updating the Windows® 7 and Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating…


Hyper-V resource

All you want to know about Hyper-V in one place on the Technet website Including:   ·        Planning ·        Installation ·        Guidance ·        Best Practices ·        Deployment ·        Pre-Deployment Tools ·        Management ·        Performance ·        Workload Specific Guidance   Technorati Tags: Hyper-V


Do you want to script RDS for VDI

If so the Technet Script Center has plenty of resources, view them here Some scripts I’d like to highlight: Virtual Machine Management Configure Guest OS for VDI (PowerShell) Configure Guest OS for VDI (VB Script)   Virtual machine assignment management Bulk assign virtual machines to users or pools List VM assignment information   Infrastructure setup:…


Want to configure Server Core R2?

…in that case you’ll need   It is completely open source so it can be ammended and changed to fit your requirements, this version has been a year in the making and has been written in powershell with a reference to Winforms so that a GUI format is displayed.   Core Configuration tasks include:…


Infrastructure Planning and Design Guides—Release Announcement

Selecting the Right Virtualization Technology Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services The Infrastructure Planning and Design team has released two updated guides, Selecting the Right Virtualization Technology and Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services. Download the IPD Guide for Selecting the Right Virtualization Technology at Download the IPD Guide for Windows Server…


Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 7 now available

If you need these tools and if your reading this you probably do, the the RSAT tools are now at RTM and available John has all the details (as usual):     Technorati Tags: rsat


Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM

I couldn’t be clearer than that, more details here and from Presspass   Technorati Tags: Hyper-v R2


Linux drivers for the community (GPLv2)

Today, in a break from the ordinary, Microsoft released 20,000 lines of device driver code to the Linux community. The code, which includes three Linux device drivers, has been submitted to the Linux kernel community for inclusion in the Linux tree. The drivers will be available to the Linux community and customers alike, and will…


RDS virtualized on Hyper-V

This is a recent post I missed (thanks for the pointer Julius) from the Remote Desktop Services Team (formally known as Terminal Services). Basically with Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V “We conducted our testing using both non-SLAT and SLAT hardware and found that SLAT enabled processors increased the number of sessions by a factor of…


iForum is getting close

Only a few days left now to book a place at iForum   Technorati Tags: Citrix,iForum