Microsoft Exchange 2013 Installation

Well we have to start somewhere, so let start by the installation. You will find the preview version here. The Exchange is only for x64bits architecture and you need at least Windows Server 2008 R2 sp1 Standard. I will do the install on a Virtual machine with 80go of Disk and 8g of memory (need at least 4go). Assign at least 60g for a test (40 is not enough). Windows Server 2012 RC will use Continue reading Microsoft Exchange 2013 Installation

What’s new in Microsoft Exchange 2013 Preview

The preview version has been release the 16th of July. There is many changes in this version. I think Microsoft continue to push his customer on the cloud. Small company should finish in the cloud and big ones in an hybrid configuration. In this Article I will present some big improvement of this new version and in next blog posts I will describe some of them. Let’s go! Exchange Administration Center (EAC) The new EAC Continue reading What’s new in Microsoft Exchange 2013 Preview

How to manage Windows 2008 R2 with Windows Server 2012 RC

We just installed our new Windows Server 2012 RC and the first application opened by the OS is…Server Manager. Great ! It’s time to see how does it works. Very quickly you’ve understand this new server manager will be the console to manage easily all your servers, and for the moment you have one 2012 server for many 2008 servers…so let’s go to add them ! On the Dashboard you have a button to add Continue reading How to manage Windows 2008 R2 with Windows Server 2012 RC

Windows Server 2012 virtualization

yes it is easy to use Hyper-V to virtualize Windows Server 2012. However it is not the same story with other products. VirtualBox 4.1.6 we did the test with the version 4.1.6. It is not the last one. You can find the last version here VirtualBox webSite VirtuaBox is able to read VHD so you have two options : Download the VHD Download the ISO to install Windows Server 2012 (recommended) VHD or ISO can Continue reading Windows Server 2012 virtualization

Windows Server 2012 Jump Start

Hi, Mohamed Baher from Microsoft post videos regarding Server 2012 from an event organize by Microsoft Learning partnered with the Microsoft Server and Tools team and Developer and Platform Evangelism (DPE). It was presented by Rick Claus and Corey Hynes. Windows Server 2012 Jump Start (01): Core Hyper-V | TechNet Video Windows Server 2012 Jump Start (02a): Virtualization Infrastructure, Part 1 | TechNet Video Windows Server 2012 Jump Start (02b): Virtualization Infrastructure, Part 2 | TechNet Video Continue reading Windows Server 2012 Jump Start