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Upgrading Windows server 2016 Domain controller to Windows Server 2019

Upgrading Windows server 2016 Domain controller to Windows Server 2019 #windows2019 #ws2019

If you want to upgrade your domain controller and make this ready for server 2019. In this case I have only one Domain controller running server 2016. When you do a Upgrade of your current Domain Controller you may get ... continue reading

Security baseline (DRAFT) for Windows 10 v1809 and Windows Server 2019

Microsoft is pleased to announce the draft release of the security configuration baseline settings for Windows 10 version 1809 (a.k.a., “Redstone 5” or “RS5”), and for Windows Server 2019. Please evaluate these proposed baselines and send us your feedback via ... continue reading
Availability Zones

Step-by-Step: Configuring a File Server Cluster in Azure that Spans Availability Zones

In this post we will detail the specific steps required to deploy a 2-node File Server Failover Cluster that spans the new Availability Zones a single region of Azure. I will assume you are familiar with basic Azure concepts as ... continue reading
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Upgrading and what is new in Windows Server 2019 Clustering #winserv #RunWS2019 #WindowsServer2019

This blog post is the first of a series on Windows Server 2019. #MSIgnite is coming and there will be a lot of new features coming. So in preparation I’ll show you what is changed and how to build things ... continue reading
Make Windows Admin Center High available running on a Windows Server 2019 Cluster #winserv #RunWS2019 #WindowsAdminCenter #WindowsServer2019

Make Windows Admin Center High available running on a Windows Server 2019 Cluster #winserv #RunWS2019 #WindowsAdminCenter #WindowsServer2019

The new new tool Windows Admin Center is THE tool to use when managing your Environment you can install this on almost any server (no Domain Controller) but even this device needs a reboot from time to time. Therefor we ... continue reading

Windows Server 2019 Essentials update

This blog post was co-authored by Irina Pivovarova, Senior Program Managerand Vinicius Apolinario, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Windows Server. For more than a decade the Windows Server team has been releasing Windows Server editions tailored to meet the needs of ... continue reading
Is Group Policy Slowing Me Down?

Is Group Policy Slowing Me Down?

Hello all, Nathan Penn back again to cover one of the more frequently brought up topics: System bootup and user logon performance – Specifically “Is group policy slowing me down in my environment?” Luckily, if we know where to look ... continue reading
Hello World MSMQ! …from Windows Containers

Hello World MSMQ! …from Windows Containers

Hello from Microsoft Hackathon!!! What are we hacking? Containerizing MSMQ! Let me tell you more… MSMQ (Microsoft Message Queuing) is one of the top asks from Enterprise customers who are lifting and shifting traditional apps with Windows Containers. We are ... continue reading
Cluster Quorum File Share Witness on a USB stick?

Cluster Quorum File Share Witness on a USB stick?

I’m very excited to hear that coming in Windows Server 2019 there will be a few new features in regards to the File Share Witness for the Failover Cluster Quorum. The feature that many of my customers have been asking ... continue reading
Windows Server 2016 Reverse DNS Registration Behavior

Windows Server 2016 Reverse DNS Registration Behavior

Greetings everyone! Tim Beasley (Platforms PFE) coming back at ya from the infamous Nixa, Missouri! It’s infamous since it’s the home of Jason Bourne (Bourne Identity movies). Anyways, I wanted to reach out to you all and quickly discuss the ... continue reading