Category: Windows

Windows 2008 R2 backup issue

Windows 2008 R2 backup issue   For windows 2008 R2 backup issue, you can try below steps: 1. Stop the Microsoft Shadow Copy Provider & Volume Shadow Copy Service (run net stop “Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider”) 2. Export the contents of the HKLM\Software\Microsoft\EventSystem key to a .reg file (as a backup). 3. Delete the HKLM\Software\Microsoft\EventSystem\{26c409cc-ae86-11d1-b616-00805fc79216}\Subscriptions key. (Just delete the Subscriptions subkey;...

Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V)

Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Microsoft Application Virtualization (also known as App-V; formerly Softricity SoftGrid) is an application virtualization and application streaming solution from Microsoft. It was acquired by Microsoft during the acquisition of Boston, Massachusetts-based Softricity (SoftwareWow!) on July 17, 2006. Softgrid represents Microsoft’s entry to the application virtualization market, alongside their other virtualisation technoligies such as Hyper-V, Microsoft Virtual Server, Microsoft Virtual PC, and System Center Virtual Machine Manager. Microsoft Application Virtualization (MS App-V) platform allows applications...

System Center 2012 SP1 released

System Center 2012 SP1 released. Transform Your Datacenter with System Center 2012 SP1 System Center 2012 SP1 is now available for download here. System Center 2012 SP1 provides customers with one consistent platform for infrastructure, apps, and data. Try out the SP1 released recently.   For more information:-http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2013/01/15/transform-your-datacenter-with-system-center-2012-sp1.aspx

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, number of files in a...

Multiples of bytes

Multiples of bytes Multiples of bytes available till date… Multiples of bytes SI decimal prefixes Binary usage IEC binary prefixes Name (Symbol) Value Name (Symbol) Value kilobyte (kB) 103 210 kibibyte (KiB) 210 megabyte (MB) 106 220 mebibyte (MiB) 220 gigabyte (GB) 109 230 gibibyte (GiB) 230 terabyte (TB) 1012 240 tebibyte (TiB) 240 petabyte (PB) 1015 250 pebibyte (PiB) 250 exabyte (EB) 1018 260 exbibyte (EiB) 260 zettabyte (ZB) 1021 270 zebibyte (ZiB) 270...

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 display of IP addresses is...

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 Active Directory-integrated DNS scenarios including...

How DNS dynamic updates work together with the DNS “aging and scavenging” process in Windows 2000 and in Windows Server 2003

How DNS dynamic updates work together with the DNS “aging and scavenging” process in Windows 2000 and in Windows Server 2003   This article describes how Domain Name System (DNS) dynamic updates work together with the DNS “aging and scavenging” process in Microsoft Windows 2000 and in Microsoft Windows Server 2003.   DNS “aging and scavenging” intervals Windows Server 2003...

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 Unlimited Unlimited File Services limits...