Fast TCP Loopback Performance and Low Latency with Windows Server 2012 TCP Loopback Fast Path

 TCP Loopback Fast Path is a new feature introduced in Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. If you use the TCP loopback interface for inter-process communications (IPC), you may be interested in the improved performance, improved predictability, and reduced latency the TCP Loopback Fast Path can provide.  This feature preserves TCP socket semantics and platform…

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ARP Spoofing Prevention in Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V

Hi there! This is Thomas Roettinger with a new blog post on how to implement ARP Spoofing protection in Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V.  I published a blog in August 2011 about how to implement ARP spoofing in Windows Server 2008 R2:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (http://blogs.technet.com/b/virtualpfe/archive/2011/08/02/arp-spoofing-prevention-in-hyper-v-2008-r2-sp1.aspx)                                                                                                                                                                                                   First you should know that the script that we made available in the…

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Planning for Windows Server 2012 Dynamic Access Control Deployments – DAC

HI this is Kevin Beares, Senior Community Lead for the Windows Server and System Center Group.  The following post comes from Robert Paige who has written earlier on the topic of Dynamic Access Control on the Server and Cloud Partner and Customer Solutions Team Blog. Enjoy! Kevin Hi, I am Robert Paige, from the WSSC Partner…


Building a Windows Server 2012 Cloud Infrastructure with PowerShell

“Hi there!  I’d like to reintroduce Josh Adams, a Senior Program Manager in the Enterprise Engineering Center (EEC), a facility dedicated to validating Microsoft’s next wave of enterprise solutions.  Josh’s current area of focus is on building IaaS clouds with Window Server 2012.  This blog delves into the end-to-end specifics of deploying Windows-based IaaS clouds…


Device Management PowerShell Cmdlets Sample – An introduction

  “Hi there!  I’d like to introduce Ricardo Mendes, a Senior Program Manager in the Enterprise Engineering Center (EEC), a facility dedicated to validating Microsoft’s next wave of customer and partner solutions. In this blog post, Ricardo explores how PowerShell 3.0 can be used to enumerate, control and manage hardware components as well as device…


Windows Server 2012 Failover Cluster – Enhanced Integration with Active Directory (AD)

Hi there! In this blog post we highlight some of the work on Windows Server 2012 Failover Clusters and Active Directory integration learning’s from engaging with customers during our Windows Server 2012 engineering validation program.  Long before we reach RTM dedicated customers deploy in production, test and identify issues during the development phase to help…


Validating Hybrid Cloud scenarios in the Server 2012 Technology Adoption Program (TAP)

Hi there! In this blog post we highlight some of the early work on hybrid cloud scenarios with Hyper-V Replica and a special project we call Project On-Ramp focused on working with customers during our Windows Server 2012 engineering validation program.  Long before we reach RTM dedicated customers deploy in production, test and identify issues…


Using PowerShell for NIC Configuration Tasks

Hi there! In this blog post we highlight some of the early work on NIC configuration using PowerShell from engaging with customers during our Windows Server 2012 engineering validation program.  Long before we reach RTM dedicated customers deploy in production, test and identify issues during the development phase to help us achieve a high quality…


Document Quarantine with Windows Server 2012 Dynamic Access Control

Hi there! In this blog post we highlight some of the early work on Dynamic Access Control during our Windows Server 2012 engineering validation program.  Long before we reach RTM dedicated customers deploy in production, test and identify issues during the development phase to help us achieve a high quality release.  Robert Deluca a Senior…


Diving deeper into Windows Server 2012 Dynamic Access Control

In this blog post, we would like to highlight the work we have done with Independent Software Vendor partners who are adopting key new features we’re delivering in Windows Server 2012. Robert Paige is a program manager in the Windows Server Partner and Customer Ecosystem Team who worked extensively with Independent Software Vendor Partners during…