Will Windows 8 be a mess or a success? Vista or Windows 95 successor?

The blogosphere thirsts after every little bit of Windows 8 news. Every new wallpaper or secret app list is a sensation. And of course, with today’s release of the Consumer Preview, the blogosphere will go crazy. This reminds me of the hype during the Vista alpha and beta phases. And you probably remember what happened afterwards. However, Windows 8 has more in common with Microsoft’s biggest success, Windows 95.

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Wed, February 29, 2012 - 15 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

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Windows 8 white papers for IT pros

Together with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and the Windows Server 8 beta Microsoft released quite a few interesting white papers for IT pros. This post contains all links. It appears there is lots of new stuff to learn.

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Wed, February 29, 2012 - 0 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

Exchange 2010 Administrative Audit Logging

This guide about Administrative Audit Logging in Exchange 2010 explains how to enable this new feature, search the audit log, and write to the audit log.

Aaron Denton By Aaron Denton - Tue, February 28, 2012 - 0 comments

Aaron Denton has been working in IT for 10 years. He is a CCNP, MCITP, Enterprise Admin and Enterprise Messaging Administrator on Exchange 2007. Follow his blog itprostuff.

Microsoft Exam 70-640 – Active Directory replication – Sample Question

In the last post we summarized the content underlying domain 2, subobjective 4 (“Configure Active Directory Replication”) in the Microsoft 70-640 Active Directory Configuration certification exam blueprint. Today we will provide a sample practice question along with a detailed explanation and analysis.

Timothy Warner By Timothy Warner - Mon, February 27, 2012 - 0 comments

Timothy Warner is a Windows systems administrator, software developer, author, and technical trainer based in Nashville, TN.

Microsoft Exam 70-640 – Active Directory replication

In this article we will review the subject area “Configure Active Directory Replication” from the Microsoft 70-640 certification exam objective.

Timothy Warner By Timothy Warner - Fri, February 24, 2012 - 1 comments

Timothy Warner is a Windows systems administrator, software developer, author, and technical trainer based in Nashville, TN.

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