Thursday, April 26, 2007

BETA: Microsoft Longhorn Server Beta 3 released!

Today Microsoft released a new BETA of the Windows Longhorn Server (AKA Windows Server 2007).

Versions available for download at Connect, MSDN or MS Public Beta:
  • Microsoft Windows Longhorn Server Standard Edition (x86 and x64)
  • Microsoft Windows Longhorn Server Enterprise Edition (x86 and x64)
  • Microsoft Windows Longhorn Server Datacenter Edition (x86 and x64)
  • Microsoft Windows Longhorn Server Web Edition (x86 and x64)
  • Microsoft Windows Longhorn Server for Itanium-based Systems (IA64)

All of these versions are available in English, German and Japanese.

This is a list of new features included in the Beta 3:
  • PowerShell - *new* for beta 3 - powerful scripting.
  • Dynamic Partitioning - *new* for beta 3 - allocate resources on the fly.
  • Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 - next gen web and app platform
  • Server Core - more roles, low footprint, no GUI!
  • Terminal Services Gateway - access your apps without RASing in.
  • Failover Clustering - improved cluster management, security, and stability
  • Network Access Protection - keep your network safe from un-healthy clients.
  • Next Generation TCP/IP Protocol - built for speed.
  • Server Manager - setup, config, and manage server roles and features in one place.
  • Native UEFI 2.0 support - *new* for beta 3 - EFI support for OEMs.
  • Read-Only Domain Controller - branch office DCs
  • Distributed File System Replication Service (DFS-R) - fast replication
  • Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Monday, April 23, 2007

CERTIFICATION: Citrix Test 1Y0-256 passed!

Today I passed the Citrix Test 1Y0-256: Citrix Presentation Server 4.0: Administration and I got the Citrix Certified Administrator for Citrix Presentation Server 4.0 (CCA) certification.
This is a very, very easy exam, the official course material is enough (plus some experience, I have +5 years using Citrix :).

Exam Statistics:

12 Citrix Exams
05 Citrix Certifications
24 Microsoft Exams
15 Microsoft Certifications
05 VMware Certifications
11 VMware Exams

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Friday, April 13, 2007

CTX: How to install Hotfix Rollup Pack in Unattended Mode

How to install Citrix Hotfix Rollup Pack in Unattended Mode in Citrix Presentation Server

msiexec /passive /norestart /update PSE400W2K3R03.msp

Thursday, April 12, 2007

MS: How delete a NTFS File or Folder with invalid name

Open a CMD Windows a type:

For files: del "\\?\filename"

Example: del "\\?\c:\files\exchange.txt "

For directories: rd "\\?\folder"

Example: rd "\\?\c:\software\demo "

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