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May, 2010

  • Windows Server 2008 R2: Hyper-V Component Architecture

    Free-as-in-beer Windows Server 2008 R2: Hyper-V Component Architecture poster available now at: http://download.microsoft.com/download/C/A/9/CA9292AD-3A33-4984-A9CF-82B08FCEFE77/WindowsServer2008R2Hyper-VComponentArchitecture.pdf Next up – deepzoom online...
  • TechNet Blogs Grows Up, and Goes Virtual!

    I remember working with Betsy Aoki to launch TN blogs way back in 2005. At that time, we were told “IT Pros don’t read blogs. The few that do, just read the blogs on MSDN. Devs read blogs. IT Pro blogs will never succeed. ” Today teams like The Scripting...
  • Updates to Hyper-V Update List(s)

    The TechNet library pages listing cumulative updates to Hyper-V have been updated: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd430893(WS.10).aspx (2008) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff394763(WS.10).aspx (2008 R2)
  • Teh Map is not teh Territory

    Apologies to Alfred Korzybski , who probably would not appreciate the “leet” translation of his famous saying in the title of this post. Intention = irony. IT Pros often have to produce maps of “as is” and “intended” architectures for reporting and funds...
  • What’s New on the TechNet Wiki?

    Someone asked today how to quickly find the newest articles on the TechNet Wiki Beta? There’s a handy RSS feed for that, it shows all new activity on the wiki. I prefer Outlook as my RSS reader , that way I can write rules to sort/highlight/search for...
  • Windows AV Exclusion List

    Wouldn't it be handy to have one place on the web where you could find an updated list of ALL the AV exclusions you might want to configure ? This TechNet wiki stub topic is meant to be that list. Feel free to add to the list, it is the wiki way! After...
  • “Everything is Going Extremely Well..”

    The TechNet Wiki (Beta) continues to grow. Today, the article count exceeded 800.   If you get the title reference, find more juicy tidbits here . I use the well.wav for my appointment reminders – it definitely gets my attention!
  • How to Tell if you are in a VM Using Script

    Sometimes you need to identify if something is running inside a virtual machine before you take action. This sample VBScript uses the same logic found in the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit to show if a deployment is running in a VM. If IsVM Then    ...
  • Hyper-V How to: Configure Server Core using SCONFIG

    On a Windows Server 2008 R2 server core deployment, you can use SCONFIG to get the server on the network in minutes so you can manage it remotely . After that you can use another system, such as a Windows 7 client, to enable roles, run PowerShell scripts...
  • TechNet Wiki: What They Are Reading?

    Here are the top 10 most-read TechNet Wiki articles from last week, in order: social.technet:/wiki/contents/articles/windows-server-appfabric.aspx social.technet:/wiki/contents/articles/windows-powershell-survival-guide.aspx social.technet:/wiki/contents...
  • Son of What Has They Gots In Their Pocketses?

    More and more I’m concluding that the SEO advice currently peddled on the interwebs is snake oil, sold to you by those with a financial interest in you following their advice. Last month I posted a quick TechNet Wiki status update with the completely...
  • What is the Deal with PowerShell?

    What's the deal with PowerShell? Here is the VBScript code to list services: strComputer = "." Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2"...