Remotely managing your Server Core using RSAT

A little while ago I showed you how to perform some of the common management tasks on your Server Core installation using the Microsoft Management Console Snap-Ins, available through Computer Management (compmgmt.msc). Last week I showed you how to install Server Roles and Features on top of your Server Core installation. This time I want … Continue reading "Remotely managing your Server Core using RSAT"

SC'enario: Streaming Media (reverse) Proxy

 Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008 can be equipped with Windows Media Services 2008. This opens up some interesting deployment scenario's for Server Core in combination with this role. This blogpost in my Easter 2008 series on SC'enarios explains how to install and use Windows Media Services for Windows Server 2008 on Server Core … Continue reading "SC'enario: Streaming Media (reverse) Proxy"

SC'enario: Windows Web 2.0 Server 2008

Windows Web Server 2008 is the successor to Windows Web Server 2003. It has some interesting tricks up its sleeve, that I just wanted to share with you in this SC'enario, since I believe Windows Web Server 2008 might eventually be the Operating System showing one of the ultimate potential of Web Services in Server … Continue reading "SC'enario: Windows Web 2.0 Server 2008"

Remotely managing your Server Core using WinRM and WinRS

I've already shown you how to remotely manage your Server Core installations of Windows Server Core using the Remote Desktop Protocol, but using Windows Remote Management (WinRM, Microsoft implementation of WS-Management) in combination with WinRS might prove to be even more useful for day to day administration.

(RC1 with) Hyper-V Beta available for testing

Ben Armstrong, the Virtual Guy, just posted about the availability of a special version of Windows Server 2008 Release Candidate 1 that contains an updated version of Hyper-V, which is now a Beta.  The best news is this version is available for public download! There's a small catch for testers though. It looks like the … Continue reading "(RC1 with) Hyper-V Beta available for testing"