24 janvier 2011

What physical computer am I on?

Once you start to get more and more virtual machines, and more and more Hyper-V servers, in your environment it can get quite hard to keep track of where a specific virtual machine is actually running. System Center Virtual Machine Manager can help you out here – but what if you are not sitting at the  System Center Virtual Machine Manager Console?  What if you have used Remote Desktop to connect to the virtual machine?  What do you do then? A long, long time ago – I posted information on how to figure out the... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2011

Another reason to virtualize (and an appeal for aid)

The last couple of days have been very strange and stressful for me.  The reason for this is that my home town – Brisbane, Queensland, Australia – is currently being flooded.  Thankfully all of my family is safe at this point in time – but it has been a very tense process as we have been following the news remotely and periodically trying to get in contact with different family members to find out what is happening. While everyone is safe – my fathers business is not.  My father (Wayne Armstrong – though we all call... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2011

Using Hyper-V for a high-end desktop computer

I often get asked what my recommendation is for a high-end desktop computer for the virtualization enthusiast. The root problem that causes this question is the well noted issues with Hyper-V and high-end video cards.  Thankfully – this can now be a problem of the past. With Windows Server 2008 R2 we added support for processors that have second level address translation (Intel EPT or AMD RVI).  On these systems everything “just works”. Something that I can now attest to.  As an avid virtualization junkie and... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2011

Enabling processor compatibility with a script [Hyper-V]

When we released Windows Server 2008 R2 we added the ability to make a virtual machines processor more compatible for migration between different hardware platforms (details here).  Here is a PowerShell script to do this for you: --> See on Ben's blog ... Cheers, Ben Attachment: ProcessorCompatibility.zip http://blogs.msdn.com/b/virtual_pc_guy/archive/2011/01/20/enabling-processor-compatibility-with-a-script-hyper-v.aspx
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24 janvier 2011

Sécurité IT : un malware qui cible les entreprises affole le FBI

Des pirates propagent un programme malveillant via des pièces jointes d'e-mails de recrutements en entreprise. Le FBI a recensé un détournement de fonds de 150 000 dollars par ce biais. --> La suite sur le site : http://www.itespresso.fr/securite-it-un-malware-qui-cible-les-entreprises-affole-le-fbi-40607.html
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24 janvier 2011

Exchange Server 2010 : la fonctionnalité de répulsion (Tarpitting Functionality)

Lorsque vous envoyez des messages électroniques, le serveur de réception vérifie la validité de l’adresse mail du destinataire et peut renvoyer des réponses au serveur envoyant le message de type : 250 2.1.5 Recipient OK Ce qui veut dire en langage humain que l’utilisateur de destination existe 550 5.1.1 User unknown Ce qui veut dire en langage humain que l’utilisateur de destination n’existe pas Cette fonctionnalité peut être utilisée pour obtenir des adresses valides de votre organisation (Attaque appelée : directory... [Lire la suite]
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