Configuring Server Core

This post describes the best/easiest method to configure and manage Server Core. There are numerous posts and articles explaining how to enable a particular feature on Server Core and there are even more on how to configure Server Core so that it can be managed remotely.  Well, this is the best method I have come…

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iSCSI

Anytime I do a demo that requires a SAN, I use the Microsoft iSCSI Target software.  I’m lucky, I get to install it onto my demo machines.  If you want it, you need to ask your OEM (the one that sold you your Windows Storage Server) – it’s just an add-on. I’m frequently asked how…

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Anyone got a spare hour and a half?

I did this afternoon (well, I was doing admin tasks) – whilst doing that I watched Bob Muglia’s keynote presentation from TechEd in Orlando. It is/was very good, so if you do have an hour and a half to spare, I’d recommend it. If you haven’t got that long, how about nine and a half…

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Windows Server 2008 and IIS 7.0

Looks like Microsoft have been listening to our customers (IIS wasn’t planned to be a role on a Core installation): Microsoft Takes Web Hosting to a New Level with Internet Information Services 7.0 Q&A: What Microsoft’s decision to add Internet Information Services 7.0 to the Server Core Installation Option of Windows Server 2008 means for…

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