Hyper-V How To: Check Free Disk Space

VHD proliferation or other disk-bloat make it necessary for you to move something? Need to check free disk space on the remote server before you move? Here’s a couple of ways to do it. The WMI Command-line (WMIC) tool provides a simple command-line interface to WMI. This allows you to use WMI to manage computers…


Hyper-V How To: Plan and Deploy Virtualization

Tools and instruction that will help you plan deploy Hyper-V: Microsoft IT Insight Workshop on Virtualization. Fee-based offering delivered in collaboration between Microsoft IT and Microsoft Services, offers key insights into Microsoft IT’s virtualization efforts and how Microsoft IT plans and executes deployment, management, and leverage of virtualization in its environment (including datacenters, branch offices,…


Free System Center Content Search Gadget for IT Pros

Chris Scoville has release a Vista gadget that searches System Center TechNet and MSDN conten for you: the System Center Content Search Gadget.  Splogbane: If you are reading this on a blog other than http://blogs.technet.com/tonyso, why not stop patronizing a splog and come over to the original? Using http://search.live.com/macros/ you can create your own custom…

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Scripted Install for IIS 7.0 on Windows Vista

How do you find scripts? For example, I ran across this script today in the Windows Server 2008 Technical Library that installs IIS 7.0 on Windows Vista, but I didn’t find it in the script center. In fact, the Script repository had no scripts for IIS 7.0… Type the following command into a script: start…


New Forum for IT Pro Version of CodeGallery

Add your voice in the new forum for the upcoming IT Pro version of Code Gallery. What would you like to see in the IT Pro version of Code Gallery? What would you NOT like to see? Is it as simple as “PowerShell”? Or is the answer more complicated? Let’s discuss here.  


RFP: Help Build the IT Pro version of Code Gallery

Help build the IT Pro version of Code Gallery. Go to the new ITCG Forum and let us know what features and functionality you would like to see in the IT Pro version of Code Gallery. Code Gallery is a community-enabled Web site where you can share developer information and resources such as sample applications and…