Understanding IPv6, 3rd Edition has been published!

I recently heard from Joe Davies that the 3rd edition of his Understanding IPv6 book is available!     This edition builds on the treasure trove of information found in Understanding IPv6, 2nd Edition, which included updates for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. Understanding IPv6, 3rd Edition also adds details for Windows 8, Windows… Read more

Announcing the availability of Understand and Troubleshoot Guides and Test Lab Guides for Windows Server "8" Beta

What are Understand and Troubleshoot Guides (UTG)? The Windows Server “8” Beta Understand and Troubleshoot Guides (UTG) help IT administrators and architects develop awareness of key technical concepts, functionality, and troubleshooting techniques. This understanding enables a successful early adoption experience during the product evaluation phase. To access all of the available UTGs, visit the Windows… Read more

New Networking-related articles for the week of December 12 – January 1

Happy New Year! At long last, I’m back at work and armed with the latest content. Here are the latest networking-related articles for the past few weeks: 2440591 MS10-099: Vulnerability in Routing and Remote Access could allow elevation of privilege 2470540 The host record of a computer that has a static IP address and that… Read more

New Networking-related articles for the week of September 5 – September 11

Hi everyone – below are the most recently published networking-related articles: 2253198 Remote Desktop Gateway Installation And Public Configuration 2253032 DirectAccess Installation and Configuration 2253119 NLB migration questions and answers 2161341 Active Route removed on Windows Server Failover Cluster – Mike Platts… Read more

Keep an eye on the Windows Server Information Experience Networking Team’s blog!

If you’re curious about what is going on with new or updated TechNet content, make sure to check out the WSiX Network Connection. This blog is maintained by the talented team of writers that work on Windows Server Networking documentation. They have been posting information about the latest content they are working on and it… Read more

Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant – Now Available!

 Are you using DirectAccess or planning a deployment soon? Reduce your support costs and significantly improve your mobile users’ connectivity experience with the newly released Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant (DCA). DCA informs mobile users of their connectivity status at all times; provides tools to help them reconnect on their own if problems arise; and creates… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles for the week of February 7 – February 13

We have had a couple of lean weeks recently with very few new KB articles to report, but that is certainly not the case this time around! Here are the latest networking-related KB articles: 979554 The creator of an SNMP trap notification cannot be identified in Windows Server 2003 978972 Stop error message when you… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles for the week of July 26 – August 1

This week, I have 4 new KB articles to share: 974080 DirectAccess Workaround for reaching IPv4 address checking sites 971383 Data loss occurs when the Winsock “recv” function returns 0 bytes if both the client-side and the server-side applications run on the same computer that is running Windows Server 2003 973839 32-bit applications do not… Read more