70-659 Certification Series – 1.1.4 Enable Hyper-V Role

Several Ways to Enable the Hyper-V Role… Command Line: DISM /online /enable-feature /featurename:Microsoft-Hyper-V Startup ocsetup Microsoft-Hyper-V PowerShell: Add-WindowsFeature Hyper-V GUI: Server Manager – Add Role – Hyper-V May use remote management to install via GUI on Server Core SCVMM – Add Host – Adding host will automatically add th Hyper-V Role Command Line, Powershell or…

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70-659 Certification Series – 1.1.3-Enable or Verify BIOS settings (i.e. DEP & VT) For Hyper-V

Bios Requirements for Enabling Hyper-V.  Short video to show exactly where you might find these settings.   *X64 Server with Hardware Assisted Virtualization (Likely found under Configuration then “Virtualization” or “Processor” Intel: Intel VT AMD: AMD-V   *Hardware enables Data Execution Prevention (Likely found under Configuration then “Security”) Intel: XD bit (Execute Disable) AMD: NX…

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Career Progression-Getting Ready for the Cloud Free Online Training Jan 18

Free TechNet Webcast – Career Progression: Getting Ready for the Cloud on 1/18/2012 1:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 AM PST. You will NOT want to miss this… Please Register https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032501883&Culture=en-US About this TechNet webcast: To be successful with the business and IT challenges of today and tomorrow, you need to move beyond virtualization to private…

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Configuring a Server Core installation of Windows Server 2008 R2 with Sconfig.cmd

In Windows Server 2008 R2, in addition to the Dism.exe command, you can use the Server Configuration tool (Sconfig.cmd) to configure and manage several common aspects of Server Core installations. You must be a member of the Administrators group to use the tool. To start the Server Configuration Tool Change to the system drive. Type…

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70-659 Cert Series – 1.1.1 Hyper-V Role-Identifying Hardware Requirements

70-659 Certification Series – 1.1 Installing and Configuring Host and Parent Settings: Hyper-V Role In this part of the 70-659 Certification Series we will go through the initial Installation/Setup and Configuration of Hyper-V… 1.1.1-Identifying Hardware Requirements   Silverlight is not installed or a later version is required.   Video: 5 minutes 29 seconds Download Audio…

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70-659 Certification Series-Overview

70-659 Certification Series Blog Series Home: https://aka.ms/70-659   Download 70-659 Certification Series Overview Audio File Download 70-659 Certification Series Overview Video File Embedded Video 5 min 53 seconds   Silverlight is not installed or a later version is required. Brought To You By Your East Region IT Pro Evangelists: John Baker – http://blogs.technet.com/johnbaker Twitter: @johnbake…

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IT Time: Private Cloud Chat! (Episode 2)

TechNet Video: Live! IT Time: Private Cloud Chat (Episode 2) Download WMV Download | WMA | MP3 Have questions about Microsoft’s Private Cloud solutions? If you attended one of the Live Private Cloud TechNet events below, hopefully we’ve inspired you to build out your own test environment with our downloadable evaluation products. If you did,…

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Have questions about Microsoft’s Private Cloud solutions-Private Cloud Chat

Even Better… We are planning on providing this service to you ongoing.  Watch my blog for details and schedule of upcoming chats If you attended one of our Live Private Cloud TechNet events, hopefully we inspired you to build out your own test environment with our downloadable evaluation products. If you did, you may need…

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Check Version of Assembly or DLL on Your System

To look at what is on the machine click Start- and type in the path to the assembly folder which is C:\windows\assembly and press ENTER.  This will bring up a folder that shows a list of installed components.  Simply Right-Click on the one you want to check and select properties.

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IT Camp–Atlanta and More

Looks like IT Camps are going to continue.  There is now one scheduled in Atlanta, some details follow.  If you are interested in more local camps, post a comment with your ideas. What is an IT Camp? This will be a fast-paced, fun half-day on Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V. We will go through the…

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Almost Everything You Need To Know About Microsoft Private Cloud (Including, Hyper-V, Networking, HA, SCVMM, SCOM, SCO, The Rest of System Center and MORE)

Some of my friends and peers in the Central Region of the US have collaborated to put together a great blog series Cloud on Your Terms: 30 Days about the Cloud.  This has some really incredible information so I wanted to make you have the opportunity to learn from the wealth of knowledge they have…

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TechNet Webcast-Live! IT Time-Private Cloud Chats

Register for one or more of the Private Cloud Chats: Episode 1 – Live! IT Time: Private Cloud Chat, 11/9/2011 10:00:00 AM Pacific Time Episode 2 – Live! IT Time: Private Cloud Chat, 12/21/2011 10:00:00 AM Pacific Time Episode 3 – Live! IT Time: Private Cloud Chat, 1/11/2012 10:00:00 AM Pacific Time Have questions about…

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Microsoft Virtual Labs Available NOW! System Center, Windows, Virtualization, SharePoint, Exchange, SQL, And Lots More!

TechNet Virtual Labs enable you to quickly evaluate and test Microsoft’s newest products and technologies through a series of guided, hands-on labs that you can complete in 90 minutes or less. There is no complex setup or installation required, and you can use TechNet Virtual Labs online immediately, free. Check here for system requirements. OR…

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Jump Start Microsoft Virtualization Training and Certification on 70-659

Microsoft Virtualization Training and Certification Get the right skills to move ahead Virtualization helps organizations save costs, increase resource availability, and improve agility. Virtualization is a rapidly growing trend in the IT marketplace and a vital step in moving your IT infrastructure to the cloud. But to get the most value, you need the right…

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Exam 70-659: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization Jump Start (Online Today)

I told a bunch of people about this program in the last couple days.  I went in this morning to make sure all was well and realized that the site no longer has the registration for today’s events.  It already rolled over to next months registration .  So, here is the link to the October…

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IT Camp–Systems Management Coming to Waltham MA Oct 28th 2011–Must Attend Event

IT Camp – Systems Management – Free Training Friday, October 28, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (ET) Microsoft Office’s – 201 Jones – Road Sixth Floor – Waltham, MA 02451 Register for Free Training@: http://itcamp-waltham.eventbrite.com/ You are not going to want to miss this event. Notice the hands on lab, you can build…

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Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals Jump Start Video Series

Virtualization Jump Start (01): Virtualization Overview She “Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals” Jump Start is specially tailored for VMware and Microsoft virtualization technology pros. This cutting-edge course features expert instruction and real-world demonstrations of Hyper-V, many components of the System Center Suite, including VMM 2012, and a myriad of VDI solutions. This course is designed…

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