Category: Windows Server

Announcing Windows 10

Earlier today Microsoft announced Windows 10, next version of the client Operating System. Following the announcement today, Technical Preview to be available on 1st October (US Date & Time), which will be available for us later tonight or early tomorrow. Microsoft is also introducing Windows Insider Program, which allows a user to download Windows 10

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Updated Windows Server / Windows Client Media Now Available

Microsoft has released updated Media files containing Windows Server 2012 R2 / Windows 8.1 Client Update on Volume License Service Center. This new media kit is recommended to be used for any future deployments since it contains all security fixes since RTM. Updated ISO files can be obtained from following sources MSDN (For Evaluation) TECHNET

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Windows Server 2012 R2 Update

Microsoft recently released a consolidated update package for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 Client. this is the new service baseline for Windows Server 2012 R2 systems and it can be either downloaded using Microsoft Download Center or using Windows Update. Microsoft earlier released this update to Microsoft MSDN/TechNet Subscribers and today it will

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Step by Step–Two Node File Server Cluster (Part 01)

In this blog post, we will look at creating a Two Node File Server Cluster Step 01 – Prepare your storage and Networks. In this demonstration I’m using Two Windows Server 2012 R2 Virtual Machines. I have two networks on each VM. One network for client communication and the other for cluster communication. I’m using

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Windows 8.1 / Server 2012 R2 RTM Now Available on MSDN & TECHNET

Microsoft announced yesterday that they will be making Windows 8.1 RTM / Windows Server 2012 RTM & Visual Studio 2013 RC made available for developer community based on feedback received. This was a slight deviation from previous communication when both products hit internal RTM milestone. however I’m extremely pleased for being able to obtain RTM

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Remove Windows.old after using in-place upgrade method on Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview

After obtaining Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview, I thought of upgrading my lab environment. Upon completing Server 2012 R2 Preview upgrade, I noticed that there’s a Windows.old folder in my System drive which takes around 20GB of space. now that I have already upgraded in to Server 2012 R2 Preview and confirmed that all my

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Windows Server & System Center 2012 R2 Preview now available for download

Microsoft has just released preview version of Windows Server 2012 R2 & System Center 2012 R2. Preview versions can be downloaded from link below http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/evalcenter/dn205292?WT.mc_id=Blog_SC_TEE_WS12R2 along with above mentioned products, there’s also preview versions available for following products -Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview on Windows Azure -Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Preview -SQL Server 2014

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What’s new in Windows Server 2012 Failover Clustering–Part 1

In this blog post we will have a look at new capabilities & features introduced in Failover Clustering with Windows Server 2012. We will also discuss on features which were improved from Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Clustering. Lets first look at scalability improvements in Failover Clustering. With Windows Server 2012 Failover Clustering, we can

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Windows 8 Release Preview & Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate Now Available

Microsoft released Windows 8 Release Preview & Server 2012 Release Candidate on 31st May 2012,  which is the pre-RTM version of Windows Client & Server Operating systems, going to be available later this year. You can download both Client & Server operating systems using links below Download Windows 8 Release Preview http://aka.ms/win8rp Download Windows Server

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