Windows 8 has new policy to prevent users from being connected to your corporate network and an external wireless network–and vise versa!

יום חמישי, אוגוסט 23, 2012

Many customers in the past have asked for this feature…and I know that there are even some products that have tried to fill this gap…now it is just a part of group policy on our Windows 8 machines… Essentially, you can control your organization’s machines and network stack to ensure that your machines do not connect to your internal corporate network and the internet for example…basically not allowing that bridge to occur. This is another great Windows 8 security feature…amongst many may more… Some I really like are the new Secure boot, Bit locker and...
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Windows Server 2012 final release timing!!! –repost

יום שני, יולי 9, 2012

http://blogs.technet.com/b/windowsserver/archive/2012/07/09/windows-server-2012-final-release-timing.aspx Today Microsoft is kicking off an exciting week at our Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto.  Windows Server 2012 will be a focus of attention at the event, of course, and it is nearing final release.  In fact, at the conference we are announcing that Windows Server 2012 will be released to manufacturing in the first week of August.  The code will be complete and we will begin delivering it to our hardware partners.  Then, the product will be generally available to customers worldwide through multiple channels in September. You, our customers and partners, have downloaded...
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Windows 8 SLAT–Coreinfo.exe update

יום שלישי, מרץ 20, 2012

Hi there, Some of you might have seen my post in regards to Coreinfo.exe from sysinternals in regards to checking if your servers (CPUs) have SLAT (Second Level Address Translation) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/cc835722 Just a quick update to something we found in the field for those of you that have the Hyper-V Role enabled…it turns out that the tool needs to be run without Hyper-V enabled in order to verify correctly if you have SLAT… In essence…you have two three options (good to know before hand) 1) Check before you enable hyper-V 2) Check...
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Win 8 Server bits…AD up and Running…

  If you were looking for those server bits ( Datacenter Edition) you can find them here.. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/hh670538.aspx?ocid=&wt.mc_id=TEC_108_1_33 So, finished the installation, syspreped my first machine and I am ready to go… (you’ll find it in c:\windows\system32\sysprep\sysprep.exe) The First thing that you’ll see is the new Server Manager…Very Cool!! The new Server Manager, not only lets you see your servers in one place, but also lets you install Roles and Features from one Central location! for Example, when I installed my AD...
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Windows 8…you gotta just love that Buzzzzz….(link to the bits here…)

ISO almost downloaded…from the feel of it…it looks like a LOOOOOT of people were waiting to download the bits…(Read = ALLLOOOOT)….   It almost here, and may the installation begin…!   It’s time to take a deep look at allll the new features:   Dynamic Access Control Secure Boot Measured Boot New PKI Features New AD features New Group Policy Features New VDI features New Remote Desktop Features ...
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And we are at the final stretch!!! Windows 8 is almost here…

יום רביעי, פברואר 29, 2012

  As some of you might know…the Windows 8 consumer preview is coming out on Thursday!!! This is going to be a game changing release and I super excited about it. Many of you have seen the metro UI from the developer preview that was released at the build conference…Amazing as that is…it is truly just the tip of the iceberg… Windows 8 has raised the bar in sooo many areas, that IT Pros and Developers are really going to love this state of the art OS… ...
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