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Dynamic Memory and Remote FX Coming To Hyper-V for 2008 R2 SP1

Some great new features in the upcoming Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2.

Remote FX: With Microsoft RemoteFX, users will be able to work remotely in a Windows Aero desktop environment, watch full-motion video, enjoy Silverlight animations, and run 3D applications within a Hyper-V VM – all with the fidelity of a local-like performance. [...]

Symantec Premium Anti-spam fails to detect spam or performs poorly on Windows Server 2008 Small Business Edition.

I came across this issue this weekend. According to Symantec, this seems to only affect SBS 2008 servers, but also could affect regular Exchange 2007 servers as well. Here is how to fix this issue:

 

To disable Exchange anti-spam agents:

Open the Exchange Management console.
Navigate to Organization Configuration -> Hub Transport in the console tree at [...]

Junction Points in Windows Vista/7

Have you ever noticed when you browse your profile that folders like history, Application Data and Temporary Internet Files have shortcuts instead of actual folders?

 

These are called Junction Points. This technology was introduced in NTFS 3.0 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTFS_junction_point but were not used for mainstream use until Windows Vista, as well noted at http://www.svrops.com/svrops/articles/jpoints.htm .

So what [...]

End of Life for EBS

Microsoft announced the end of EBS today http://blogs.technet.com/essentialbusinessserver/archive/2010/03/05/new-it-trends-bring-change-to-mid-market-product-line.aspx

I remember when it came out in October 2008 with SBS 08 launched. That was only 1 1/2 years ago. It was a great concept, very similar to BackOffice was in 2000.

Microsoft did re enforce it’s backing of SBS thought, which is great! http://blogs.technet.com/sbs/archive/2010/03/05/new-it-trends-bring-change-to-mid-market-product-line.aspx