! Four mistakes that can kill virtual machine performance

Hi, From SeachVirtualization site, see below: 1: Virtual machine screensavers Screensavers are an absolute requirement for desktops in the hallways of our brick-and-mortar offices. They ensure that a user who walks away from his computer returns to one that has been secured against prying eyes. Screensavers can also provide protection in data centers. If screensavers on servers activate and lock the console after a few minutes of inactivity, they can protect that environment from an intruder who gains physical access. But screensavers are a quiet consumer of processor resources. No matter how insignificant that screensaver seems, the processor power required … Continue reading ! Four mistakes that can kill virtual machine performance

! Windows Server 2008 R2 – RTM – July 22

Hi all, Together w/ Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 is RTM (Release to Manufacturing) ! Product team announced yesterday in your blog. “With evaluation software available for download in the first half of August and the full product available to customers with Software Assurance in the second half of August, RTM is more than just an engineering milestone. Occurring in lock-step with the release of the Windows 7 RTM, these two platforms are now ready for our partners to start testing and installing on their hardware. And that lock-step isn’t a coincidence, it’s a design goal.” Some highghts: For … Continue reading ! Windows Server 2008 R2 – RTM – July 22

! How to keep offline VMs updated ? Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 2.0.1

Hi, This Solution Accelerator provides automated tools and guidance that IT professionals can use to update offline virtual machines efficiently and without exposing them to security risks. Amazing ! Bye, —- The Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 2.0.1 helps organizations maintain virtual machines that are stored offline in a Microsoft® System Center Virtual Machine Manager library. While stored, virtual machines do not receive operating system updates. The tool provides a way to keep offline virtual machines up-to-date so that bringing a virtual machine online does not introduce vulnerabilities into the organization’s IT infrastructure. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=8408ECF5-7AFE-47EC-A697-EB433027DF73&displaylang=en Eduardo Petizme Microsoft MVP – Most … Continue reading ! How to keep offline VMs updated ? Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 2.0.1

! Official TechNet Webcasts for Microsoft Brazil by Petizme

Hi all, This semester I was selected by Microsoft TechNet Brazil to presenter two webcasts in portuguese. Microsoft Forefront Messaging Security: The Next Generation of Virus and Spam Protection The next release of Forefront Security for Exchange Server, along with Exchange Hosted Services and the Forefront Management Console, will offer the most comprehensive protection ever for Exchange messaging environments. This session provides an in-depth look at Microsoft’s next generation of malware protection including multiple scan engine virus detection, improved spam detection technologies, added spyware and anti-phishing technologies, layered on-premise software and in-the-cloud services, as well as centralized management that provides … Continue reading ! Official TechNet Webcasts for Microsoft Brazil by Petizme

! Enhancing TS Gateway Security with ISA Server 2006 @ TechNet Mag

Hi All, Yuri Diogenes, Brazilian 😉 and T. Shinder (Isaserver.org) did an article to TechNet Mag about how to Enhancing TS Gateway Security with ISA Server 2006. See links below. Yuri’s Blog: http://blogs.technet.com/yuridiogenes/default.aspx Article at TechNet Magazine: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc742827.aspx Bye, Eduardo Petizme MVP Forefront SecuritySite: http://petizme.com Blogs: http://blog.petizme.com ( USA | BRA )

! FCS Kit w/ NAP- Beta Available at Connect

Hi, If you have Windows Server 2008 you can use NAP (Network Access Protection) to protect your network and now you can integrate with FCS (Forefront Client Security). You can use FCS to protect your PC and NAP can this functionality. “The Microsoft Forefront Integration Kit for Network Access Protection helps customers defend against malware threats by integrating two key Microsoft security technologies: Forefront Client Security and the new Network Access Protection feature in Windows Server® 2008.  The Kit helps protect customers by allowing them to configure health policies to monitor the state of Forefront Client Security in real time … Continue reading ! FCS Kit w/ NAP- Beta Available at Connect

! Updated: RTM of Win2008, Vista SP1 and WSus 3.0 SP1

Hi All, This week Microsoft Connect make avaliable Windows Server 2008 RTM, Vista SP1 and WSus 3.0 SP1. Windows Server 2008 can be made at technet by subscribers of TechNet Plus. Windows Vista SP1 can be made only by Beta Testers on Microsoft Connect. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/default.aspx Technorati Tags: Windows Server 2008,Windows Vista,WSUS []’s Eduardo Petizme MVP Forefront SecuritySite: http://petizme.com Blogs: http://blog.petizme.com ( USA | BRA )

! Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) Beta is available

Hi, “This is something that of you have been waiting for a while now! Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) is essentially the WS08 version of the “Admin Pack”. RSAT allows you to install many of the WS08 management tools on a Vista SP1 computer so you can remotely manage WS08 servers (full servers and server core). Some of the tools included in RSAT can also be used to manage WS03 servers as well. ” Microsoft® Remote Server Administration Tools enables IT administrators to remotely manage roles and features in Windows Server® 2008 from a computer running Windows Vista with Service … Continue reading ! Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) Beta is available

! Free Windows Server 2008 eBooks by MVP from Microsoft eLearning

Hi, Good study material for 70-648 and 70-649. Register with a Live ID and access the eBook here.   Introducing Windows Server 2008 Chapter 1: Introduction – 1,403 KB Chapter 2: Usage Scenarios – 1,411 KB Chapter 3: Windows Server Virtualization – 1,619 KB Chapter 4: Managing Windows Server 2008 – 1,776 KB Chapter 5: Managing Server Roles – 1,667 KB Chapter 6: Windows Server Core – 1,698 KB Chapter 7: Active Directory Enhancements – 2,814 KB Chapter 8: Terminal Services Enhancements – 2,543 KB Chapter 9: Clustering Ehancements – 2,024 KB Chapter 10: Network Access Protection – 1,917 KB … Continue reading ! Free Windows Server 2008 eBooks by MVP from Microsoft eLearning