Best Practices Analyzer: Run it on your server roles, not your loved ones

We in Windows Server are sorry to report a disturbing trend among IT professionals. Ever since Windows Server 2008 R2 was first released as a public beta, and Best Practices Analyzer for Windows Server roles was first available, we've been getting some alarming dispatches from the IT management front. An IT consultant from the Austin,… Read more

Mi-Greatness: Full release version of Windows Server Migration Tools update lets you migrate Hyper-V and RRAS

Remember back in December, when we released the Beta version of the Windows Server Migration Tools update…the one that allows you to migrate Hyper-V and Routing and Remote Access Services to servers running Windows Server 2008 R2…no? OK, you don't. That was three months and a lot of holiday partying ago. We understand. The full… Read more

Wingin' Migration — Now migrate even MORE server roles to Windows Server 2008 R2!

The Windows Server Migration team's been cooking…no, not cranberry sauce and stuffing, but a new Windows Server Migration Utilities download package that lets you use the Windows Server Migration Tools to migrate Hyper-V and Routing and Remote Access Services (RRAS). Brand-spankin'-new beta migration guides are available for both Hyper-V and RRAS, with detailed, step-by-step guidance… Read more

Independent research firm recognizes Microsoft NAP as a leader in Network Access Control

Microsoft’s Network Access Protection (NAP) solution was cited as a leader (the top category) in a recent independent report, “The Forrester Wave: Network Access Control, Q3 2008.”  Microsoft was one of the many network access control (NAC) vendors invited to participate in the report. Forrester placed a lot of emphasis on different access control scenarios… Read more

Live from WinHEC….It's WINDOWS SERVER 2008!

Greetings from Los Angeles and the 2007 edition of Microsoft's Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (known on the streets as WinHEC 2007).  This yearly confab brings together the industry's key PC hardware eco-system players to help define and drive what the future of Windows computing will look like.  The conference has featured great announcements over the years… Read more

Forum for DHCP/ RRAS/ NPS/ DNS Discussion.

Good news! We have now created a forum for discussions on Microsoft Networking Servers. This forum will help you get in touch with technology experts who are super excited to respond to all your queries at the earliest. Multiple new features e.g. DHCP Ipv6 Stateful Server and SSTP are coming your way pretty soon. Use this forum to… Read more