Add-On Software Now Available for Windows Server 2012 Essentials

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Duncan Chalmers, release manager for Windows Server Essentials] Hello everyone. I’d like to update you on three additional add-on software that are now available for Windows Server 2012 Essentials. We have added the Health Report add-in, made available the System Center Management Packs, and updated the My Server… Read more

Storage Spaces and Windows Server 2012 Essentials

Hi this is Yang Cao again, program manager on the Windows Server 2012 Essentials team. Today’s topic is about one of my favorite features in Windows Server 2012, Storage Spaces. If you Bing “Storage Spaces + Windows Server 2012” you’ll get over 400 million results (you’ll get even more results if you Bing “Storage Spaces… Read more

Windows Server 2012 Essentials Health Report Add-in and Management Pack are released!

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Ning Kuang from Sustained Engineering] We are excited to announce the RTM release of Health Report Add-in and Management Pack for Windows Server 2012 Essentials! Health Report Add-In for Windows Server 2012 Essentials: Download Link Here Health Report covers the health of several key functionalities for Windows Server… Read more

Unable to connect to Windows 7 SP1 client on a SBS 2011 Standard or SBS 2011 Essentials domain after it has been updated with RDP 8 update

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Rituraj Choudhary and Manish Kapoor from Commercial Technical Support] After you have applied updates from KB 2574819 and 2592687 to enable Remote Desktop Protocol 8.0 on a client running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 on a Small Business Server 2011 Standard or Small Business Server 2011 Essentials domain,… Read more

Multiple Authentication prompts after applying KB 2574819 and 2592687

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Rituraj Choudhary and Manish Kapoor from Commercial Technical Support] After you have updated a Windows 7 Service Pack 1 client with KB 2574819 and 2592687 to enable Remote Desktop Protocol 8.0, and attempt to connect to a client on a Small Business Server 2011 Standard or Small Business… Read more