Windows Event Logs Centralization

Windows Event Logs Centralization We always have a requirement to centralized the Event Logs collection so that at one place you can review the logs came from any Windows machine. So, here are the configuration steps we can use to centralized Event logs management through Windows Event forwarding Configuring the Event Collector(s) Configuring Event Collection…

Windows Server 2012 new feature : ReFS (Resilient File System)

Windows Server 2012 new feature : ReFS (Resilient File System) ReFS (Resilient File System, originally codenamed “Protogon”) is a new file system in Windows Server 2012 initially intended for file serversthat improves on NTFS. Major new features of ReFS include: Improved reliability for on-disk structures ReFS uses B+ trees for all on-disk structures including metadata and file data. The file size, total volume size,…

Windows 2012 New Feature: IP address management (IPAM)

Windows 2012 New Feature: IP address management (IPAM) Windows Server 2012 has an IP address management role for discovering, monitoring, auditing, and managing the IPaddress space used on a corporate network. IPAM provides for administration and monitoring of servers running Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Domain Name System (DNS). IPAM includes components for: Custom IP address space display, reporting, and management: The…

What’s new in DNS service in Windows Server 2012

What’s new in DNS service in Windows Server 2012 New in DNS Server New functionality in DNS Server for Windows Server 2012 includes the following. DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) support is extended to include online signing and automated key management. For more information about DNSSEC, see Overview of DNSSEC. Specific enhancements to DNSSEC include: Support for…

Windows Server 2012 Editions

Windows Server 2012 Editions Windows Server 2012 has four editions: Foundation, Essentials, Standard and Datacenter.   Specifications Foundation Essentials Standard Datacenter Distribution OEM only Retail, volume licensing, OEM Retail, volume licensing, OEM Volume licensing and OEM Licensing model Per server Per server Per CPU pair + CAL Per CPU pair + CAL Processor chip limit 1 2 64 64 User limit 15 25…