Tag: Server 2008

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Preparing a New Server for Exchange Server 2007

Install a new Windows server on 64-bit hardware for Exchange Server 2007.  Both Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 can be used for Exchange Server 2007 without making much difference to the rest of the transition, so you can choose to install any of the following operating system versions: Windows Server 2003 64-bit Standard/Enterprise […]

August 19, 2009

Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 Announced

Microsoft has announced that Service Pack 2 for Exchange Server 2007 will be released in Q3 of this year.  The MS Exchange Team has listed some of the key new features in their blog post here. A welcome addition is the new volume snapshot backup plugin for Windows Server 2008.  Currently Exchange Server 2007 cannot […]

May 22, 2009

Windows Server 2008 activation gripe

Here is a tip for Microsoft, if you’re going to pop up and remind me to activate my Windows Server 2008 installation, give me the option right here to enter my product key so that when I hit “Activate Windows online now” it doesn’t fail.

September 5, 2008

Installing WSUS 3.0 SP1 on Windows Server 2008

In this post I’ll show you how to install Windows Software Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 with Service Pack 1 on a Windows Server 2008 server. Install WSUS pre-requisites First, install the WSUS operating system pre-requisites.  These pre-requisites are listed on the WSUS 3.0 release notes and can be installed using the ServerManagerCMD.exe command line tool. […]

September 3, 2008

Microsoft Certification – The Mark Russinovich Exam

Microsoft has released information for exam 70-660, TS: Windows Internals.  This might be an odd sounding title to anyone who has never heard of Mark Russinovich or Sysinternals.  From the MS Learning site:   This exam validates deep technical skills in the area of Windows Internals. Including troubleshooting operating systems that are not performing as […]

July 31, 2008