Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guides released

The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guides are the next version of Windows Server System Reference Architecture. The guides in this series help clarify and streamline design processes for Microsoft infrastructure technologies, with each guide addressing a unique infrastructure technology or scenario.

Here’s the new one’s available:

  • New! System Center Operations Manager 2007
  • New! System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008
  • New! Internet Information Services 7.0
  • New! Selecting the Right NAP Architecture
  • Here’s the one’s already available:

  • Infrastructure Planning and Design Series Introduction
  • Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization
  • Selecting the Right Virtualization Technology
  • Windows Deployment Services
  • Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services
  • Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services
  • Windows Server Virtualization (for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1)
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    Here’s the URL to find all of them:

    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=AD3921FB-8224-4681-9064-075FDF042B0C&displaylang=en

    New myITforum.com specific functionality added to the System Center Windows Vista search gadget

    Microsoft has added some new functionality for myITforum’ers into their System Center Windows Vista Search Gadget today.

    1. Now pages from the articles section of myITforum.com  (http://www.myitforum.com/articles/*) will be returned in search results for the overall System Center search and for specific product searches.  For example, when you set the gadget to search all System Center products, and then you click on the Blogs tab, these search results will now contain pages that have a URL that starts with http://www.myitforum.com/articles/.  Also, if you set the gadget to search for Operations Manager, Essentials, VMM, or Config Manager, then pages from the articles section of myITforum.com will also be returned in the results.
    2. Now when a user uses the “All System Center products” search, the results for the Forums tab will contain pages that have a URL that start with http://www.myITforum.com/forums/.
    3. The blogs search definitions have also been updated for System Center (all products), Operations Manager, Essentials, and Configuration Manager to include results from myITforum.com blogs.

     

    Better myITforum.com Forum results

    To get better results for the myITforum.com forums, though, you need precede your search statement with “myitforum”.

    Click on the image tab.

     

    Type something like:  image

     

    Click the Search icon image

    And, you’ll see the myITforum.com forums solutions first…

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    Grab the System Center Search Windows Vista Gadget!

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