WINDOWS SERVER 2008/2008 R2 MAX MEMORY

=============================================== Windows Server 2008 Maximum Memory Limits =============================================== Windows Server 2008 x86 · Windows Server 2008 STD Edition supports a maximum of 4 GB of memory · Windows Server 2008 EE/DCE support a maximum of 64GB of memory o Hyper-V is an x64 only role and thus isn’t available in this SKU Windows Server 2008…

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Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 is now available!

Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 (which includes the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3) has been released to manufacturing (RTM). Scott M. Johnson (Program Manager in the File Server Team) has just shared via a blog post that the product is on its way to the OEMs and included quite a few details, including: Overview Three…

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Active Directory: SYSVOL Replication Migration Guide: FRS to DFS Replication

  Great blog from Microsoft The Storage Team at Microsoft – File Cabinet Blog  about migrating SYSVOL Replication from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008 R2 from FRS to DFS Replication !   SYSVOL Migration Series: Part 1—Introduction to the SYSVOL migration process SYSVOL Migration Series: Part 2—Dfsrmig.exe: The SYSVOL migration tool SYSVOL Migration Series: Part…

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Windows Server 2008 R2 beta 2 baselines... introducing Setting Packs!

The beta 2 version of the Windows® Server 2008 R2 Security Baseline is now available for you to download… and it now includes a setting pack! What is a setting pack? Since the release of the Security Compliance Manager (SCM) tool, one of the most frequent requests has been to add all of the available…

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WIN7: Windows 7 Service Pack Coming in 2011

external source: http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/entdev/article.php/3894116/Microsoft-Windows-7-Service-Pack-Coming-in-2011.htm A week after Microsoft began officially beta testing the first service pack for Windows 7, it has revealed that it’s planning to ship the final version sometime during the first half of next year. Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) had not said when to expect Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) to be formally…

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Virtualization: UPGRADING HYPER-V TO R2 SP1 BETA

  There are three steps and you should perform them in this order: 1. Ensure Virtual Machines are ready for the update 2. Update the Host 3. Update the Guest Integration Services Step 1: Ensure Virtual Machines are ready for the update. Completely shut down (not save state) your virtual machine and merge snapshots. Saved…

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Windows: RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory in R2 Sp1 (Beta) Demo

  John Savill has put together a great 20 minute demo showing how (and why) to use  Hyper-V Dynamic Memory and Remote FX (both available now in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Beta). Click the image to play the video. At around the 15 minute mark check out Disney World in 3d over RFX: And…

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Windows: Beta-testing-microsoft-remotefx-in-service-pack-1.aspx

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/rds/archive/2010/07/13/beta-testing-microsoft-remotefx-in-service-pack-1.aspx   All the guides on the post: The following list includes all the new documents available with the SP1 Beta: Step-by-step guides: Deploying a Single RemoteFX Server Step-by-Step Guide Configuring USB Device Redirection with RemoteFX Step-by-Step Guide Deploying Remote Desktop Licensing Step-by-Step Guide Using RemoteFX with “Classic” Remote Desktop Services Step-by-Step Guide Deploying RemoteFX…

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Windows: DFS compatibility for non-Microsoft clients

  They need to have a DFS client in order to be able to handle DFS referrals and connect to DFS roots & links.   In the case of Apple, the customer will need to purchase a 3rd party add-on, such as: http://www.thursby.com/products/admitmac.html http://www.aderstedtsoftware.com/diffiss/ http://www.thursby.com/products/dave.html   In the case of Linux, freebies: http://linux-cifs.samba.org/ http://jcifs.samba.org/ probably…

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Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Beta and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Beta

  Evaluate the latest virtualization technologies for your organization. Download the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Beta package today to get the SP1 Beta releases for both Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.   SP1 Beta Overview The Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Betas are concurrent…

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