Windows Server 2008

Web Farm Framework for IIS 7

July 22, 2010 // 2 Comments

This has been released for W2008 and W2008 R2 x64.  I didn’t find a 32-bit version (for W2008).  You can learn more about this solution in a series of articles discussing the beta. Technorati Tags: Windows Server 2008,Windows Server 2008 R2,Internet Please follow and like [...]

KB976323 Wipes the SMTP Configuration

May 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Windows update MS10-24 for SMTP will wipe the SMTP configuration on Windows Server 2008.  I discovered this today when we found SMTP was no longer relaying email (or accepting local connections) on a couple of servers.  One server and I was scratching my head.  The second one and [...]

KB977894: VERY Important Hyper-V Security Update

February 9, 2010 // 1 Comment

One of the patches released by Microsoft is a critical security fix for Hyper-V.  It affects all installation types on both Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. “This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and Windows Server 2008 [...]

Use NVSPBind To Manage TCP Bindings on Core

January 26, 2010 // 1 Comment

Are you using the Server Core installation alternative for Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2 or Hyper-V server?  Want to managing the TCP protocol bindings?  It’s the sort of thing Hyper-V administrators will do with NIC’s dedicated for virtual networking. John Howard has discussed how to [...]

My First Book Hitting The Shelves Soon

January 21, 2010 // 6 Comments

It’s taken quite some time and amount of work but my first book is hitting the shelves soon.  When I say “my” I should clarify that I’m just one of the many contributors, with me having 4 chapters to my name. I got an email from the publishers (Sybex) to say that “Mastering Windows [...]

Hyper-V Backup Strategies

December 21, 2009 // 4 Comments

Because you are dealing with virtual machines you have more options available to you than you did when backing up traditional tin servers.  What approach you take depends on whether you need to recover files, databases or just an entire server, what your budget is and how you configure the [...]
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