Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Paul Wright, Brad LeRoss – Employing Windows Server 2008 and Internet Information Services 7 As a Next Generation Platform for SaaS Web Applications

Get the latest technology and architectural information about Microsoft’s corporate Web site and many other hosted business services such as Microsoft Update, MSDN, TechNet, and Communities. The system engineers share how they are leveraging the next generation Web platform stack including Windows Server 2008/Internet Information Services 7, SQL Server 2005, SharePoint/Microsoft Office SharePoint Services, and System…


Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Don Jones – Microsoft Windows PowerShell: The Future of Server Administration

Windows PowerShell is Microsoft’s next generation command line scripting solution which combines the interactivity of KSH or BASH, the programmability of Perl or Ruby and the production-orientation of AS400 CL or VMS DCL. Come and learn about the basic capabilities of Windows PowerShell as an interactive shell environment and a rich scripting engine and how…


Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Mazhar Mohammed, Derek Melber- Using Group Policy with Windows and Windows Server 2008

This scenario-based walkthrough uses a series of demonstrations to offer an in-depth understanding of new and enhanced Group Policy functions in Windows Vista, and plans for the Windows Server 2008 timeframe.   This session showcases Windows Vista as a Windows Vista Group Policy administrative workstation. Learn about new Group Policy features in Windows Vista, including the new…


Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Dan Harman – Managing Windows Server 2008 with Server Manager

Windows Server 2008 makes significant improvements in server manageability with a one-stop administrative solution called Server Manager. This streamlined management tool allows IT administrators to complete setup of Windows Server using the Initial Configuration Tasks page, and configure and manage server roles and features with prescriptive wizards and a unified management console. Server Manager is…


Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Andrew Mason – Server Management: Server Core

This scenario focuses on tools, technologies, and installation options that are available for use on Windows Server “Longhorn” to improve the management experience of single and multiple servers across an enterprise. Server Core provides a minimal installation option for certain server roles, offering a smaller server footprint and attack surface to reduce management and servicing…


Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Graziano Galante – Security and Policy Enforcement: Network Access Protection

This scenario focuses on the improved manageability and security compliance enabled by the policy-driven access features for organizations that have deployed Windows Server “Longhorn” with Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2 and Windows Server 2003 R2. We will focus on Network Access Protection and Network Policy and Access Services.


Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Alex Balcanquall – Centralized Application Access

This scenario focuses centralizing application access to business applications with Terminal Services. Terminal Services enable customers to set up a centralized system that allows them to quickly and securely provide access to Windows-based applications from any network-connected location. Customers can provide this functionality using a variety of clients, including Windows PCs, Windows based thin clients,…


Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Kurt Friedrich – High Availability

Providing highly available services to critical applications and services is a cornerstone for any IT department. This scenario focuses on high availability; failover clustering improvements that will be available for applications deployed on Windows Server “Longhorn.” Failover Clustering as part of Windows Server “Longhorn” provides an easy to use feature for mission critical applications and…