Archive for October, 2008
Microsoft has just released and updated version of this great tool. FSMT offers a step-by-step process, simplifying the task of migrating file services. It provides the necessary tools to help minimize the impact to users, resulting in a more manageable environment.
The main reason for this updated release is support for Windows Server 2008. I’ve already used the beta version on several projects, where customers where migrating to Windows Server 2008.
Read more about this great utility here: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=128527
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The waiting is finally over…System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 (SCVMM) Has now gone RTM. SCVMM provides a management solution for the virtualized data center that helps enable centralized management of IT infrastructure, increased server utilization, and dynamic resource optimization across multiple virtualization platforms.
Highlights of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008:
- Support for VMs Running on Windows Server 2008
- Multi-Vendor Virtualization Platform Support
- Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO)
- Host Cluster Support for “High Availability” Virtual Machines More >
With the RTM of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 (SCVMM), lots of pepole will start playing with all the cool new features. To help you getting started with Hyper-V and System Center Virtual Machine Manager, Microsoft has launched a couple of free online training courses for their virtualisation platform:
Clinic 5935 – Introducing Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008
This 2-hour online clinic provides IT Professionals experienced in Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 with the knowledge and skills to implement and manage Hyper-V in an IT environment.
Topics covered in the clinic More >
The Microsoft Application Virtualization ADM template configures client settings for the App-V Windows Desktop Client and for the Terminal Services client. The ADM template centrally manages common client configurations by using an existing Group Policy infrastructure and includes settings for communication, client interface, and permissions.
Feature Bullet Summary: The ADM Template for App-V 4.5 provides central client settings administration for App-V 4.5 deployment, including the following:
- Client permissions
- Client interface behavior
- Client communication settings
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This guide helps you become familiar with Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 by providing instructions for creating a virtual machine and configuring virtual networks. For more information about Hyper-V Server 2008, see the Microsoft Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=129170).