One of the biggest architectural changes in Windows Server 2008 is the inclusion of IPv6. IPv6 has been a part of Windows since Windows 2000, but Windows Server 2008 is the first version of Windows to enable IPv6 by default. Furthermore, The transport stack has been completely redesigned so that IPv6 and IPv4 are able [...]
One of the most frequent questions on virtualization forums that deal with server deployments is the question of how should one deploy their Active Directory domain controllers. Should they be deployed on stand-alone separate servers, should they be kept on separate physical servers, or should they be run inside virtual machines that are hosted on [...]
Remotely accessing your servers and workstations through terminal services or RDP is an easy method of doing your job from a remote location, or gaining access to specific published applications that have been published on your servers. However, without properly investing in securing these types of RDP connections, you could be compromising the security and [...]
As described in the previous articles in this series, Active Directory snapshots in Windows Server 2008 allow an administrator to create snapshots of the Active Directory database. By using them, you can view the data inside such a snapshot and use it to restore or inspect data without the need to start the server in [...]
Introduced in Windows Server 2008, Server Core is a low-footprint way to install your server OS. This article explains why Server Core is such a big deal for system administrators.
Read other user's opinions, share your studying experience, ask exam related questions - Enter Petri.co.il's Certification Forums I'm also looking for help in building a whole certification section with more tips and studying links, but this is something that will have to wait for a while. What's in this section? Microsoft Certifications Microsoft Action Pack [...]
Installation Tips and Tricks This page contains a collection of installation tips & tricks, articles and how-to guides, all related to Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Exchange 2000, Exchange Server 2003 and Office XP/2003. Please feel free to contact me if you'd like to contribute to this section . Available topics (Sorted in [...]