Posts Tagged ‘ Server 2008 ’

Windows Server 2008 R2 Recycle Bin (Part 1)

March 2, 2010
By Liviu Siteanu

Had a very interesting conversation about the new Server 2008 R2 version. Most IT admins know it’s been updated with new features, and the one question that usually comes up is- “Doesn’t this mean I won’t need third party apps?” Well, no, you still do. Really. For example, let’s look at one of these new features,...

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Server 2008 and Terminal Services

November 11, 2008
By admin

Quick note on some new improvements in Server 2008 vs 2003/2000 that some people may still not be aware of. Some or all of these may provide a compelling reason to migrate.   Server 2008 includes enhancements to many current Windows Server features. Terminal Services is one of them. In Windows Server 2008 it...

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Server 2008 and the RODC (Read-Only Domain Controller)

October 15, 2008
By admin

Speaking to several people about the Server 2008 migrations, there were a lot of questions and reactions to the new Read-Only Domain Controller (RODC) option. Some confusion too, as some thought this is similar to Windows NT 4.0’s Backup Domain Controller (BDC) type technology.   The difference between a RODC and a BDC is...

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Group Policy best practice analyzer tool

October 7, 2008
By admin

This tool has been available for about 1 year or so. Many people are aware of it, but we talk to many other IT folks that either chose to ignore it or are simply unaware of it. According to Microsoft- You can use the Microsoft Group Policy Diagnostic Best Practice Analyzer (GPDBPA) tool to...

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Quick note about Group Policies – Server 2003 vs. Server 2008

October 7, 2008
By admin

A major issue in Server 2003 implementations of Group Policies is the huge amount of space they take up. For each Policy, there’s a corresponding .ADM file. The .ADM file supports only the English language, and it’s also 3.5MB in size. Not much right? When you consider that for each policy you have, there’s...

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