10 décembre 2012

StarWind Tape Redirector : access Tape from a VM!

Just a post to link to a free software from StarWind, that allows to access from a virtual machine to a physical TapeReader:   Tape Redirector Tape Redirector is free software that provides the interface for accessing a tape library via iSCSI protocol. This solution seamlessly integrates with any tape hardware and works with all backup solutions. Key advantages ZERO investments Intuitive interface Possibility to back up VM data directly to the tape hardware Download StarWind Tape Redirector StarWind Tape... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2012

Convertir un disque VHD en VMDK

Un outil Starwind V2V Image Converter gratuit permet de convertir des disques VHD (format Microsoft) en disque VMDK (format VMware) et vice-versa. L’utilisation est la suivante :   1/ Lancer l’outil : 2/ cliquer sur ‘Next’ : --> La suite est à lire sur le blog : http://fabricemaison.wordpress.com/2012/12/09/convertir-un-disque-vhd-en-vmdk/
07 décembre 2012

Hyper-V 2012 Books

The Hyper-V MVPs have been very busy lately – specifically a number of them have been heads down working on getting some great books written about Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012. Leandro Carvalho has just published the Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Cookbook. "Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Cookbook" is a practical cookbook packed with recipes showing and explaining all the features and components of Hyper-V. You’ll learn from best practices, tips and tricks and examples of how to automate daily and common tasks. --> Please see the... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2012

Exchange Server 2013 Reaches General Availability

Back in October, we announced that the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) build of Exchange Server 2013 was signed off. Since that time, we’ve been focusing our efforts on releasing the next version of Exchange through multiple distribution channels to our business customers. Today, we’ve reached another important milestone – The Exchange team is excited to announce the general availability of Exchange Server 2013. You can download the bits from TechNet today and evaluate the product for 180 days. You can also sign up for the Office 365... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2012

Configure certificate-based authentication for Exchange ActiveSync

In previous posts, we have discussed certificate based authentication (CBA) for Outlook Web App, and Greg Taylor has covered publishing Outlook Web App and Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) with certificate based authentication using ForeFront TMG in this whitepaper. Certificate based authentication can also be accomplished using ForeFront Unified Access Gateway. In this post, we will discuss how to configure CBA for EAS for Exchange 2010 in deployments without TMG or UAG. To recap some of the common questions administrators and IT... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2012

Turn Off Internet Access To Exchange 2013 EAC

With Exchange 2013 administration moving to browser based, you can manage your Exchange 2013 environment from anywhere in the world, provided that they are published. How can we switch off access from outside the corporate network?   You can manage your 2013 environment with EAC internally by navigating to https://casserver/ecp or https://loadbalancedurl/ecp if you have an NLB or load balancer in place. Your external webmail url (https://mail.domain.com) can be used to access the EAC (with /ecp) from outside the corporate... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2012

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Update 1: Overview and Installation

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 is a solution accelerator used by IT professionals to assist with the deployment of Microsoft products. MDT can be used to simplify the deployment of Microsoft operating systems and applications. Windows 7 and 8, as well as Windows Server 2008R2 and 2012, can be installed using MDT. How Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Update 1 Helps Deploy Office and Windows Microsoft Deployment Toolkit installs an application called deployment workbench to the computer. When using the Deployment Toolkit,... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2012

Windows 8 Deployment Using MDT 2012: OS Install

In part one of this series on Windows 8 deployment using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012, I went over the configuration and setup of MDT 2012. In this second and final installment, I’ll start with booting the machine with the bootable USB stick I created in the previous article. I'll also give you additional background and feedback of the client deployment process itself. The demo machine I used for creating this procedure is running Windows XP Pro SP3. It had a user profile active on it with some background desktop settings, some... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2012

VMware Mirage Installation – the lab setup

VMware Mirage Installation and Configuration in Lab environment. Vmware Mirage has been demoed during the latest VMworld 2012 in Barcelona. I have attended and also I did an interview with a demo there with Tom Nikl. If you have missed that, you can read the original article here – VMware Mirage – VMworld Barcelona Demo. VMware Mirage Architecture is composed from several components which each of those is installed on particular place – in the datacenter, on the client computers etc. Let’s see which components are used in the VMware... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2012

Release: Virsto for vSphere 2.0

Virsto, the Californian company founded 2007, provider of storage hypervisor software for virtual machines announced yesterday December 4 the release the new version of Virsto for vSphere 2.0 The virtual storage solution now integrates support for both Citrix XenDesktop and VMware View, improved high availability (HA) capabilities and workflow optimisations. New features in Virsto for vSphere 2.0: Data center ready: Virsto for vSphere 2.0 offers a series of enhancements providing improved support for tier 1 applications with... [Lire la suite]
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