Tumbling arround the net and trying to get an overview over Windows Server 2012, I decided to create a quick summary containing the top links and a short summary about Windows Server 2012. The ultimate goal (at least for myself) is mastering the MCP 70-410…
Windows Server 2012 comes in the following editions:
A very good overview about the possibilities and difference can be found here (in German):
One of the more prominent roles is the Hyper-V role. Wikipedia offers a nice article about the Microsoft way of virtualization under the following link:
Basic arcitecture of Hyper-V
Quite impressive is the scalability of Hyper-V Server 2012 in regards to the maximum ammount of memory and disk size of a virtual machine:
- 1 TB Memory
- 64 TB Disk Size
Virtual Networking Dive In…
Can be found at this URL:
Hyper-V contains two type of network adapters:
- Synthetic Network Adapter
- Legacy Network Adapter
Differences are nicely explained in the link below (German):
Ping me baby
Did you know how to enable the pinging of a server, which by the way is disabled by default?
It’s all about the Windows Firewall with a new Inbound Rule Set, “File and Printer Sharing (Echo Request – ICMPv4-In) ((Or v6-In, if you’r into IPV6)).
Manage Windows Store Apps
Application Control Policies contain a new feature called “Packaged app Rules”. We’re able to deny or allow specific Widnows 8 Store Apps to be installed on a Windows 8 Client:
As usual, we start with the basics of the according Wikipedia entry for Active Directory:
AD is structured in:
Service Locations (SRV) in Active Directory map the name of a service to a name of a server offering this service.