March 2009 – TechNet Unleashed Event Resources

E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde –

Feedback e-mail to my boss: Harry Caldwell –

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{ Windows Server 2008 }

HEROES happen {here} –

Windows Server Web Site –

The Server Unleashed! –

Windows Server 2008 Reviewer’s Guide –

Top 10 Reason’s to Upgrade –

Active Directory Improvements –

Core Infrastructure Improvements –

High Availability –

High Performance Computing –

Virtualization and Consolidation (Hyper-V) –

Web and Application Platform Improvements –

Scripting with PowerShell

PowerShell Team Blog –

Microsoft TechNet Script Center –

Windows Server Division Blog –

Server Core Blog –

Windows Server 2008 Retail Pricing Announcement –

Windows Server 2008 Step-by-Step Guides –

Windows Server 2008 – Compare Server Roles (Roles available by Server Version) –

{ Virtualization and Your Infrastructure }

Microsoft Virtualization Home –

Infrastructure Optimization –

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Solution Accelerator –

Hyper-V Virtualization and Consolidation –

Hyper-V TechNet TechCenter

Hyper-V FAQ –

Installing Microsoft Hyper-V –

Hyper-V Step-by-Step Guide –

Video – Managing Hyper-V on Server Core –

Virtualization WMI Providers (great for PowerShell Scripting!) –

Virtualization Team Blog –

System Center – Your Platform {managed} –

System Center Virtual Machine Manager –

Presentation Virtualization with Terminal Services –

Terminal Services Gateway –

Terminal Services RemoteApp

Terminal Services Web Access –

Terminal Services Team Blog –

Microsoft Application Virtualization (formerly SoftGrid) –

{ Securing Your IT Infrastructure with Windows Server 2008 }

Security and Data Protection Improvements –

TechNet Magazine: Service Hardening in Windows Vista (applies to Server as well) –

New Networking Features in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista –

Windows Firewall with Advanced Security –

Step-by-Step Guide for Read-Only Domain Controllers –

Wireless Networking in Windows Vista (applies to Server as well) –

BitLocker Drive Encryption Step-by-Step Guide for Windows Server 2008 –

ADFS Documentation Team Blog –

Network Access Protection TechCenter

Active Directory Rights Management Services Role –

Windows Server 2008 Auditing AD DS Changes Step-by-Step Guide –

Event Subscription Overview –

Step-by-Step Guide to Controlling Device Installation and Usage with Group Policy

Windows Server 2008 – Active Directory Auditing Enhancements –

{ Exploring Windows Server 2008 Web and Application technologies }

IIS 7 Home –

IIS Community Portal (best source of IIS information) –

IIS.NET Blogs –

Getting Started with IIS 7.0 -


Application Host Config –

What happened to the metabase? –

IIS 7.0: Converting Metabase Properties to Configuration Settings –

IIS 7 on Server Core –

IIS 7 on Vista?  You bet! 
Here’s a great breakdown of what Editions of Vista support which IIS 7 functionality –

Getting Started with the IIS Manager –

IIS 7 Feature Delegation –

Extending IIS: Developing a Module using .NET –

Managing Sites with IIS 7.0’s WMI Provider –

Getting Started with AppCmd.exe –

IIS 7 Shared Configuration –

How to use HTTP Detailed Errors in IIS 7.0 –

Bill Staples’ Take on IIS 7.0 vs. Apache –

Troubleshooting Failed Requests Using Tracing in IIS 7.0 –

Introduction to IIS 7.0 Architecture –

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