Yes I know I’m a bit late with this and you probably already know about this but I’m posting this anyway. The May edition of TechNet Magazine is online now and as always includes some great content. Below are some highlights.
- Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controllers: Planning your RODCs – Read Only Domain Controllers is a new feature that was introduced with Windows Server 2008 that helps to better secure branch office domain controllers. If you are planning on implementing these then check this article out for some essential guidance.
- Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core: Securing the Branch Office Connection – Server Core is a minimal install option introduced in Windows Server 2008 and is essential in securing branch offices servers. Check this article out for best practices around their deployment.
- Desktop Virtualization: Care and Feeding of Virtual Environments – Everyone is talking about virtualization but no matter how you use there are issues to consider just like the physical server word.
Of course there is the usual Toolbox of goodies for IT Pro’s and the Utility spotlight which this month features the Office Environment Assessment Tool. This tool is essential if you are looking to migrate to Office 2010.
That’s it for now. Enjoy this month’s issues