The Windows Server “8” Beta Understand and Troubleshoot Guides (UTG) help IT administrators and architects develop awareness of key technical concepts, functionality, and troubleshooting techniques. This understanding enables a successful early adoption experience during the product evaluation phase.

  • Technical overview
  • Server role or feature installation, configuration, management tasks  
  • Component architecture and interaction
  • Methodology for troubleshooting

Note:
The UTGs do not provide deployment planning content.

The following UTGs are available:

Understand and Troubleshoot Activation Technologies in Windows Server “8” Beta
Understand and Troubleshoot AD DS Simplified Administration in Windows Server “8” Beta
Understand and Troubleshoot BitLocker in Windows Server “8” Beta

Understand and Troubleshoot Cluster-Aware Updating (CAU) in Windows Server “8” Beta
Understand and Troubleshoot DHCP Failover in Windows Server “8” Beta
Understand and Troubleshoot DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) in Windows Server “8” Beta
Understand and Troubleshoot Dynamic Access Control
Understand and Troubleshoot High Availability Printing in Windows “8” Beta
Understand and Troubleshoot Hyper-V Replica in Windows Server “8” Beta
Understand and Troubleshoot IP Address Management (IPAM) in Windows Server “8” Beta
Understand and Troubleshoot Microsoft Online Backup Service in Windows Server “8” Beta
Understand and Troubleshoot Printing in Windows Server “8” Beta
Understand and Troubleshoot Remote Access in Windows Server "8" Beta
Understand and Troubleshoot Remote Desktop Services Desktop Virtualization in Windows Server “8” Beta
Understand and Troubleshoot Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server “8” Beta
Understand and Troubleshoot Scale-Out File Servers in Windows Server "8" Beta
Understand and Troubleshoot Servicing in Windows Server “8” Beta
Understand and Troubleshoot Storage Spaces and Pools in Windows Server "8" Beta 
Understand and Troubleshoot Virtualized Domain Controller (VDC) in Windows Server “8” Beta