Month: June 2013

Azure Pack configuration for Windows Server 2012 R2

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So Microsoft has released the new wave of products into preview, including the next version of Katal (Azure Services) for Microsoft, called Azure Pack. This pack transforms your datacenter into Azure allowing users to sign up using plans and be able to use…

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XenDesktop 7 setup and AppController setup

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So the big day is here, XenDesktop 7 is released from Citrix and with it ends the old XenApp architecture. Support for Server based session hosts is still there but the architecture is merged into XenDesktop. Other features include:App-V integrationLicense console integrated into…

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Monitoring Azure in System Center Operations Manager

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With the release of the latest preview management pack from Microsoft it is now possible to monitor your fabric in Azure.http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=38414 Even thou many setup a IPsec VPN connection and deploy SCOM agents like before to get more deep monitoring capability, it is…

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Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 R2 walkthrough

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So I have been lucky enough to have the time to try out all the new builds from Microsoft. Since R2 Beta builds of System Center and Server was released earlier today, and yes im a geek so this is how I spend…

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2012 R2 Preview released!

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During the night, Microsoft quietly announced its preview builds of Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2. The releases can be found here –> http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/evalcenter/dn205292.aspx Im already downloaded most of the stuff, but as always Things tend to Queue up since…

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Trouble opening certsrv on ADCS Web enrollment service 2012

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So I was setting up my demo environment again this week, and I figured that I needed an internal PKI for most of my services and therefore I needed the web enrollment service as well.After I have installed ADCS and the web enrollment…

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What’s new in Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 + Intune

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Wow thats a long title! But as it suggests there is a lot happening with the new releases from Microsoft, and I always find that other blogs contain just some piece of info regarding either SCVMM or Windows Server or another component. Therefore,…

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What’s new at Teched 2013

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A lot of new stuff was announced at TechEd by Microsoft yesterday leaving every Microsoft IT-pro happy. Like many anticipated we would see a new release of Windows Server and System Center. So far they’ve announced a couple of things* New release of…

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SureBackup and Exchange U-AIR with Veeam

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Veeam has a functon called SureBackup, which is used to verify that your backups are valid (or that they are functional JSureBackup allows you to spin up a virtual lab directly in Vmware (which sits on an isolated network, separated from your production…

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