July 27, 2012
“The Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Feature Pack is a collection of stand-alone packages which provide additional value for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2.” The SQL Server® 2008 R2 SP2 Feature Pack can be download from the following link.
Microsoft released a new service pack for SQL Server® 2008 R2. The new Service Pack can be download from the following link.
July 25, 2012
Microsoft Office 2013 Preview AppV packages has been released by Microsoft. “These packages contain volume licensed editions of Office Professional Plus, Visio Professional, and Project Professional.A KMS server is required for activation.These packages are compatible with AppV 5.0 Beta.The packages are not compatible with older versions of AppV.” The Office 2013 Preview AppV packages can be download from the following link.
July 24, 2012
Microsoft introduce a new feature in Outlook 2013, that allow you to limit the mailbox history that can be saved in the offline cache. From what I know, the new feature could also be controlled by using Office 2013 GPO (Group Policy Object). The new feature provide the following advantages: a. Reducing the disk space that require to save the offline cache. b. In case that the computer was stolen from its owner, the mailbox data that may be expose to unapproved persons is limited to X months. c. In some cases, the Outlook performance may improve, due...
July 19, 2012
Mr. Michael Van Horenbeeck wrote an interesting article on “Installing Exchange Server 2013 Preview Prerequisites”. The article can be review from the following link.
Microsoft released the current System Requirements of Exchange 2013. During first review, I found the following limitations: So, for now direct migration from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 isn't supported and using Outlook earlier then 2007 isn't supported too. I hope that Microsoft would consider to provide a direct migration from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 and by this allow customers to reduce the time and efforts that may require to migrate from legacy infrastructure.
Microsoft released a preview version of Exchange Server 2013. The version can be download from the following link.
“Group Policy Search” is an online search engine that allow you to translate Group Policy Settings to Registry value/s and vise versa. The search engine is accessible from the following link.
July 18, 2012
July 17, 2012
Microsoft released a Public preview of Office 2013. The Public preview can be download from the following link.