Microsoft Test Lab Guides

The ongoing saga of Microsoft Test Lab Guides (TLGs) and the writers who love them...

Browse by Tags

Related Posts
  • Blog Post: New mini-module for creating a second forest and domain published

    Hey TLG fans, I have published the Test Lab Guide Mini-Module: Creating a second forest and domain . This new Test Lab Guide mini-module adds DC2 as a domain controller for the hr.contoso.com AD DS forest and domain on the Corpnet subnet. There is no trust relationships between this new forest and...
  • Blog Post: Spotlight on the Windows Server 2012 TLG stack

    Hey TLG and Windows Server fans, Have you seen the Windows Server 2012 TLG stack lately? It's HUGE and filled with content that lets you build out and demonstrate tons of great new Windows Server 2012 features. Right now, there are 30 modular TLGs (including the Windows Server 2012 base configuration...
  • Blog Post: Contributing to TLGs Part 6: Writing a TLG mini-module

    Another way to contribute to Microsoft Test Lab Guides (TLGs) is to publish a TLG mini-module in the TechNet Wiki. A TLG mini-module is a modular TLG that just includes the essential configuration steps to get an existing and working test lab to a new working configuration, skipping the demonstration...
  • Blog Post: New TLG mini-module for Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 2.0 now available

    TLG fans, Take a look at Test Lab Guide Mini-Module: Install AD FS 2.0 . This TLG mini-module installs AD FS 2.0 on the DC1 computer in the Base Configuration test lab . In the new lab configuration, DC1 is both an AD DS domain controller and an identity provider security token service (IP-STS...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Test Lab Guide Mini-Modules

    The Test Lab Guide (TLG) initiative defines a modular TLG, which is designed to take you through the installation and configuration of a technology or component, demonstrate its functionality, and leave you with a working test lab environment for further experimentation and hands-on learning. However...
  • Blog Post: New TLG mini-module for Cross-Forest Certificate Enrollment published

    Hey TLG and AD CS fans, My long-time colleague Kurt Hudson has just published the Test Lab Guide Mini-Module: Cross-Forest Certificate Enrollment using Certificate Enrollment Web Services . This detailed article describes how to obtain certificates in one AD DS domain (corp.contoso.com) for use...
  • Blog Post: New mini-module for installing Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) on EDGE1 published

    Hey TLG enthusiasts, I recently published Installing Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) 2010 on EDGE1 . This new Test Lab Guide mini-module takes you through downloading and installing Forefront UAG 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) on the EDGE1 computer. After it is installed, you can begin experimenting...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Server 2013 TLG stack refreshed

    The SharePoint Server 2013 Test Lab Guide (TLG) stack has been refreshed for the released version of SharePoint Server 2013. Here is the current stack diagram (click on it for a larger version): The updates include the following: Additional links to software and hardware requirements for...