Windows Servers


Windows Server 2012 R2 Hits RTM Status

Microsoft on Tuesday said Windows Server 2012 R2 has been released to manufacturers (RTM).

Reconfiguring Windows Server Startup

Save on resources by evaluating and modifying what's running during startup.

Microsoft Enables PowerShell for Lync Online

Microsoft this week released a module that enables Lync Online management via PowerShell.

Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager Preview Available

Microsoft has rolled out a limited public preview of a Windows Azure-based disaster recovery solution for private clouds.

Configuring Hyper-V Resource Metering

Here's how to check the resource allocation for one or a collection of virtual machines.

Microsoft Adding 'Restricted Admin Mode' for Windows Remote Desktop

Microsoft is developing a new "restricted administration mode" security measure for use with its Remote Desktop Protocol.

IE and Exchange Server Flaws Highlight Microsoft's August Security Update

Most importantly this month is a cumulative fix for 11 flaws in all versions of Microsoft's Web browser.

Microsoft To Roll Out New Server and Cloud Enrollment Licensing

Microsoft is planning to implement a new Enterprise Agreement license option for organizations heavily focused on its cloud, server and management technologies.

UPDATE: Windows Server 2012 R2 Costs Going Up 28 Percent

Windows Server 2012 R2 will arrive with price hikes on some licensing, according to newly published Microsoft documentation.

My Top Tips for Tracking Down CPU-Intensive Processes

Is your server running sluggish? Find out where all the juice is being sucked up with these suggestions.

Active Directory How To: Implementing the New Windows Server 2012 DAC

The process for implementing the new Dynamic Access Control feature will be a timely endeavor for enterprises. Here's how you get started.

Microsoft Releases Application Request Router 3.0

Microsoft announced the release of Application Request Router 3.0 late last week.

Microsoft's Faster Software Release Cycle: A Blessing or a Curse for IT?

Don Jones breaks down how the quicker timetable between software releases means that user feedback will be more important than ever when crafting the next versions of Microsoft software.

PowerShell 4: Take the 'Dumb' out of Configuration Management

Greg Shields shares how Powershell's Desired State Configuration continues its evolution in transforming documentation into functioning code.

Should Windows Server 2012 R2 Be a Service Pack Instead?

Don Jones discusses that Microsoft might bring more to its latest version if it went with a service pack instead of a full update.

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