Monitoring Windows Server 2012 R2 Work Folders Deployments.

Overview Work Folders is a new functionality introduced in Windows Server 2012 R2. It enables Information workers to sync their work files between their devices. This functionality is powered by the Work Folders service that can be enabled as a Windows Server 2012 R2 File Services Role service. Work Folders relies on a set of… Read more

Windows Server 2012 R2 – Resolving Port Conflict with IIS Websites and Work Folders

Hi All, my name is Bill and I work in the Windows Server – File Services group.  One of my main responsibilities is to enhance the Server Manager user interface.  We have just delivered Work Folders as part of the Windows Server 2012 R2 release.  I have been following the forum and there have been… Read more

A new user attribute for Work Folders server Url

Overview To continue the blog post series on Work Folders, I’d like to talk about how to manage a new attribute storing the Sync Server Url as part of the user object in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). If you have seen the demo of the client setup in this video [00:08:20], it shows… Read more

iSCSI Target Server in Windows Server 2012 R2 for VMM Rapid Provisioning

Context iSCSI Target Server shipped its SMI-S provider as part of the OS distribution for the first time in Windows Server 2012 R2. For more details on its design and features, see my previous blog post iSCSI Target Server in Windows Server 2012 R2. System Center 2012 SP1 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) and later versions… Read more