UPDATE 04/06/2012 – The KDC bug I mention at the bottom of this post has been fixed in Server 2012 Release Candidate. Tested a live migration from a remote WIndows 8 Release Preview client, and all went well.
Hyper-V in Windows 8 Server has had a major uplift. As much as I like working with [...]
One of the really nice features in Windows 8 Server is the re-vamped Server Manager. I have to admit, I like it a LOT, mainly because as you add more servers in your environment to the interface, Server Manager brings in information from each system and starts fleshing out the interface with dynamic groups based [...]
There are loads of documented changes and improvements to the RemoteFX technology stack in Windows 8 Server, so of course I’m keen to try it out.
I’ve now got my hands on three Dell Optiplex 990 systems, each with 12GB RAM and a Radeon HD5450 GPU. Not cutting-edge perhaps, but fine for testing basic functionality.
With the recent release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, the first thing that any self-respecting IT Pro tries to do is to break it And what better way than to set up a Windows 8 Server instance as a Configuration Manager 2012 standalone primary site, complete with SQL instance?
Actually it’s not just to [...]
I recently fired up a couple of Windows 8 Server Hyper-V VMs to do some testing, and used a dynamically-expanding parent VHD with a couple of differencing disks to do so.
The process was pretty much exactly that of any other Windows operating system:
Install the operating system Patch/install stuff according to taste and requirements [...]