Windows Server Help | Windows Server Tutorials and Community TCP/IP is the backbone for communication and transportation in Windows Server, prior to communicating between machines, TCP/IP will need to first be configured. TCP/IP is installed by default in Windows Server 2008 R2 and during the operating system installation you can also add or remove TCP/IP . If a TCP/IP connection should fails, you will need to identify the cause and point of failure. Windows Server ships with several useful tools which can troubleshoot connections and also verify connectivity. In this series of articles we will look at Ping, Tracert, Pathping, IPconfig, Arp, Netstat, Route, Nslookup and DCDiag. Windows Server Help | Windows Server Tutorials and Community
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We are pleased to announce the latest version of Core Configurator built and designed for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Core edition! It is completely open source so it can be amended and change to fit your requirements, this version has been a year in the making and has been written in powershell with a reference to Winforms so that a GUI format is displayed. The primary focus of this project is to try and get feedback and contributions back from the community to make this a tool the best/ free tool everyone will want in there toolkit, so if you have some code or features that you might want included then please leave a comment and we will get in touch. Core Configuration tasks include: Core Configurator 2.0 (Windows Server 2008 R2) Core Configurator 2.0 (Windows Server 2008 R2)
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The Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL ( CVE-2014-0160 ) has received a significant amount of attention recently. While the discovered issue is specific to OpenSSL, many customers are wondering whether this affects Microsoft’s offerings, specifically Windows and IIS. Microsoft Account and Microsoft Azure, along with most Microsoft Services, were not impacted by the OpenSSL vulnerability. Windo... Shortly after I published my FTP ETW Tracing and IIS 8 blog post, I was using the batch file from that blog to troubleshoot an issue that I was having with a custom FTP provider.

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Windows Server 2008 - First Look Windows Server 2008 - First Look In this review of Windows Server 2008, we take a look at the features and benefits of Microsoft’s newest and most advanced server Operating System. What is new, why should you try it out, and how can it help you? Today I downloaded the recently released Windows Server 2008 release candidate 0 (RC0) evaluation. This is about a 4GB free evaluation.
Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows An often irreverent look at this week's other news, including the sad tale of PC sales in 2013, unsurprising news about Security Essentials for Windows XP, an example of the futility of CES, Nokia will soon sell its Lumia Icon through Verizon, Apple and Samsung may try to work it out, obviously Microsoft will update the Xbox One, and an absolutely delightful fairy tale about Microsoft being a better consumer brand than Apple....More

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