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License compliance checking in Windows Essentials and Foundation

Good morning.  I figured it was time for another post on Essentials.  Some parts of this article also apply to Foundation edition.

Let’s start off with a little background on Essentials edition.  993 more words

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Recommended hotfixes for Windows 2012 R2 failover clusters

there is no more the need to keep your own lists of clustering patches as this is now summarized in KB2920151. this includes the recommended Failover Cluster and as well the Hyper-V patches… 35 more words


How to properly deploy Remote Desktop Services on a single domain joined server

I have seen so many deployments of RDS (Remote Desktop Services) done incorrectly in Windows Server 2012/2012R2 that I wanted to get the correct process out there.  408 more words

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Virtual machine activation issues on an OEM host

Here is a situation I run into on a frequent basis.

  • We have a new server from a OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) like Dell, HP or Lenovo.
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Supercharging performance of your Hyper-V ‏

If you are an expert in Hyper-V or just started playing with it, I recommend you download the Hyper-V ebook provided by Altaro.

The ebook is divided in 2 sections:  (1) Diagnosing and Remediating Performance Issues and (2) Planning is Better than Remediation. 118 more words


Step-By-Step Create Microsoft private cloud

Private cloud is a computing model that uses resources which are dedicated to your organization/department. A private cloud shares many of the characteristics of public cloud computing including resource pooling, self-service, elasticity. 19 more words