Cluster aggregated view in Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage Provider for an asymmetric storage configuration

Blog written by Sripresanna in the Storage, Network & Print Team.   Cluster aggregated view for Windows Storage Provider (Asymmetric storage configuration)   This is a continuation of previous blog, where I explained cluster aggregated view for Windows Storage Provider for symmetric storage configuration. We strongly encourage to use Symmetric storage configuration and this blog… Read more

Cluster aggregated view in Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage Provider for a symmetric storage configuration

Blog written by Sripresanna in the Storage, Network & Print Team   Cluster aggregated view for Windows Storage Provider   In this blog, I’d like to explain about the new cluster aggregated view feature that is part of the Storage Management on Windows Server 2012 R2. For a quick overview of the Storage Management at… Read more

Announcing the Data Classification Toolkit for Windows Server 2012 R2!

We are excited today to announce the release of the Data Classification Toolkit for Windows Server 2012 R2! The Data Classification Toolkit for Windows 2012 R2 is designed to help you to: Identify, classify, and protect data on file servers in your private cloud. Provide support for deployments of Windows Server 2012 R2, as well as… 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

Managing iSCSI Target Server through Storage Cmdlets

Context Windows Server 2012 R2 ships with a rich set of standards-compliant storage management functionality. This functionality was originally introduced in Windows Server 2012, and you should reference Jeff’s excellent blog that introduced related concepts. iSCSI Target Server on its part shipped its SMI-S provider as part of the OS distribution for the first time… Read more

Storage and File Services Powershell Cmdlets Quick Reference Card For Windows Server 2012 R2 [Preview Edition]

Hi, my name is Roiy Zysman and I’m a senior Program Manager in the Hybrid Storage Services team. Last year, with the introduction of Windows Server 2012, we published a File and Storage Services PowerShell cmdlets quick reference sheet. The motivation for this reference card was to provide a set of common Windows PowerShell cmdlet… Read more

Introducing DFS Namespaces Windows PowerShell Cmdlets

OverviewIn this blog post, let me introduce you to the new DFS Namespaces (DFSN) Windows PowerShell cmdlets that we have added in Windows Server 2012. Windows PowerShell is designed for automation and complex scripting, in part due to its powerful pipelining feature. Its object-based design streamlines user experience into focusing on the tasks you want… Read more

Automatically uploading files from File Server to SharePoint using the File Classification Infrastructure (FCI)

Windows Server 2008 R2 introduced a new File Classification Infrastructure that enables assigning metadata to files and applying file management tasks based on the file metadata (Windows Server 2008 R2 File Classification Infrastructure – Managing data based on business value)   In the past few months, we had a lot of questions from customers on… Read more

How to do Content Classification of Files using Windows PowerShell Scripts

by Anupadmaja Raghavan In the last post, http://blogs.technet.com/filecab/archive/2009/08/14/using-windows-powershell-scripts-for-file-classification.aspx, we saw how simple PowerShell scripts could be used to do custom file classification in Windows. This post will illustrate how PowerShell scripts could be used to do file classification based on the contents of the file. This post assumes that the reader has a good understanding… Read more