In case somebody missed it – Microsoft has published lately technical specification for its products. Result of some trials before European Union Committee (I still don't like this institution). Among other documents you can find there Active Directory Technical Specification. And now everything is clear about AD … isn't it :). Time to find some … Continue reading "Active Directory technical specification"
Confidential attributes – Windows 2008 follow-up
My post about confidential attributes is one of most popular on this blog. So far it had 2950 views. By the way, most popular posts are about drink attribute in AD (4118 views, taking under consideration subject of this post it is not surprising ) and my notes about extending schema in AD (5523 views). … Continue reading "Confidential attributes – Windows 2008 follow-up"
Core flavors of Windows Server 2008
Server Core is an installation option for Microsofts upcoming Windows Server 2008 release, but it's not available for all versions. Furthermore not all versions of Server Core will offer the same features. The featureset depends on the edition and the architecture (x86 or x64).
Like it was in "Atari times"
Today through one of Polish blogs related to gaming (yes, I own Xbox 360 and I use it from time to time to play … and yes … I think that Halo 3 s..ks … just adding it here as I know that it rises some controversy when I said sitting in the bar at … Continue reading "Like it was in "Atari times""
Looking back at my Server Core session
I would like to thank you if you were one of the persons that attended my Windows Server 2008 Server Core session during the Dutch Launch event on March 6th, 2008. I had a blast being one of the speakers and I thought it would be a good idea to give you all a little … Continue reading "Looking back at my Server Core session"
Quick ILM documents info – searching MV and correcting joins
I was attending DEC 2008 this week. Few words about conference will show up later on this blog, right now I just want to share two links with You which was presented during Markus Vilcinskas session on DEC. First one, Implementing a Lightweight Metaverse Search, is about searching metaverse data through some additional configuration and … Continue reading "Quick ILM documents info – searching MV and correcting joins"
Transitioning your Active Directory to Windows Server 2008
You might be running Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 R2 Domain Controllers at the moment and you're looking to replace these servers with Windows Server 2008 Domain Controllers to utilize the new features of Windows Server 2008. You might also be looking to replace your aging Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 … Continue reading "Transitioning your Active Directory to Windows 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.
Speaking at the Dutch Launch Event
A little while ago I was contacted by Daniel van Soest, who is one of the two Dutch IT Pro Evangelists. He phoned to ask me to do a one-hour session at Microsoft's Dutch Windows Server 2008 Launch Event, which will take place on March 6th, 2008.
Windows 7 preliminary feature: Homegroup
Windows 7 Milestone 1 (build 6519) has leaked to the Internet almost a month now and one of the features that seems to be in it, caught my attention. It's the "Homegroup" feature, that was codenamed "Castle". Beta testers that have been around long enough remember this feature as left out of Windows Vista.