Microsoft's Hyper-V Server 2008 product comes with a wizard, that allows easy configuration of the Server Core-based subsystem.
Category: Server Core
Setting the Record Straight One Post at a Time
Setting the Record Straight One Post at a Time … That's the tagline of the Virtual Reality VMWare blog, but I don't think Eric Horschman did a good job in his blogpost where he compared VMWare's ESXi 3.5 and a Hyper-V enabled installation of Windows Server 2008 Server Core.
The importance of Server Core
Server Core is an important piece of technology advancement for Microsoft. Although people tend to look at MinWin, Singularity and Midori for future versions of Windows, it's actually Server Core that will play an important role in Microsoft's infrastructure products for the coming couple of years.
(Manually) Updating Server Core
Last year I wrote on automatically updating your Server Core. While a lot of people valued the information in that post, the information was rather unsatisfactory on the subject of manually updating Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008. Now is the time to correct this apparent omission. Read on!
Remotely managing your Server Core using SSH
In the last few months I used my blog to post information on remotely managing your Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008 with numerous tools, including the Computer Management MMC Snap-Ins (compmgmt.msc), the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT), Remote Desktop Connection (using RDP) and Windows Remote Shell. Now it's time to go a little … Continue reading "Remotely managing your Server Core using SSH"
4 methods to add Server Core RODCs to your environment
The Read-only Domain Controller is one of the new and most existing features of Windows Server 2008. So is Server Core. Combining these two features opens up a whole new world of possibilities for your Active Directory environment.
IT Herolympics resources
As some of you may recall I presented a one-hour session at Microsoft's Dutch Windows Server 2008 Launch Event, dubbed the IT Herolympics. This happened roughly three months ago. Microsoft put together some resources on my presentation, that are available to everyone with a Microsoft Live Passport.
My beef with CoreConfigurator
Guy Teverovsky is an Israeli Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), who blogs on the Israeli Microsoft Blogs website as WindowMaker. He is the author of CoreConfigurator.
Building the Flaming Dog Lanfestival environment
One of the fun things I get to do is co-organizing the Flaming Dog Lanfestival, where my main responsibility is to design, build and manage the networking infrastructure. About the Flaming Dog Lanfestival Last year Michiel de Jongh and I organized the Flaming Dog Lanfestival for the first time. This event is sponsored by OGD, … Continue reading "Building the Flaming Dog Lanfestival environment"
Monitoring Server Core from the command line
A server running a Server Core installation of Windows Server 2008 could behave flaky from time to time. Monitoring it gives clues towards this behavior and/or provides insight in why it behaves flaky. I've taken a closer look at monitoring Server Core boxes from the command line and want to share my experiences with you … Continue reading "Monitoring Server Core from the command line"