Category Archives: Windows Server

Network issue when using VMWare Server 2.0 and Windows 2008

Hi, recently I had a problem with a Windows Server 2008 virtual machine when using VMWare Server 2.0. I installed this virtual machine and configured network settings to use DHCP. For some reason, it was not able to receive DHCP … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 is RTM! Should I install it?

Today Microsoft will release Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. It brings new enhancements such as Dynamic Memory for Hyper-V and RemoteFX for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). Besides, of course, all the released fixes until … Continue reading

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Heads up for ISA Admins

Today, Philipp Sand, from Forefront ISA/TMG team published a blog post about a specific case where the ISA firewall process (wspsrv.exe) leaks memory if installed a Windows optional update and you use ISA connection verifier to check connectivity against web … Continue reading

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Supportability for ISA/TMG co-location with a DC

Introduction Hi, this post was inspired by two sources. The first one is a question asked at the message boards from http://www.isaserver.org by a member named jamal007. The second one is by a post from a friend of mine: Uilson Souza … Continue reading

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Windows 2008 R2 free e-book

Hi,   if you are like me, anxious for the Threat Management Gateway Release (TMG), then you have to know the new Windows Server 2008 R2 features. As is well-know, TMG can only be installed on Windows Server 2008.   … Continue reading

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NTFS permissions (Deny X Allow)

Hi,   many administrators know that Deny permissions has precedence over Allow permissions. Is it really right? Well, not in the case where both permission are inherit.   Let´s understand how NTFS permission really works! But, before, a little background.   … Continue reading

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