System state restore recommendations

This post is intended to clarify Microsoft’s support position on system state backups and restores and comes in response to a recent question from a partner. We recommend the following best practices for implementing system state restores: · The restore should be performed offline – that is, when the computer is booted into the Windows… Read more

What is new in DPM 2007 Service Pack 1 – check out this EDGE video

At IT Forum last week, the general public got a chance to see DPM 2007 Service Pack 1. It isn’t quite released yet, but still tracking really well for December.  So, to give everyone else a taste of what is in SP1 — check out this video on EDGE.TECHNET.COM.   And look for a weekly podcast… Read more

Storage tip: Getting more info into your storage reports

Did you ever wonder which files were taking up most of your space? How about which files no one has touched in the last year? Which user is taking up all the disk space on your file server? The File Server Resource Manager (affectionately referred to as FSRM) component in Windows Server 2k3 R2 and… Read more