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Windows Server 2008 Overview

Windows Server 2008 was released in February 2008, and was followed by Windows Server 2008 R2 in October 2009. Arguably the most signification new feature introduced in this version was Hyper-V, Microsoft’s server virtualization technology. Other noteworthy features included self-healing NTFS, the introduction of Server Core, and new failover clustering options.

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Recent Windows Server 2008 Articles

Check Certificate Authority Health in Windows Server 2012 R2 Using PKIVIEW

By Russell Smith - April 17, 2014

In this easy Ask an Admin, find out how to check the status of your enterprise certification authorities using the Enterprise PKI (PKIVIEW) tool.

Installing VMware View Group Policy ADM templates

By Brian Suhr - April 17, 2014

Find out how to load the VMware View administrative template (ADM) files into AD in this walkthrough.

How to Create a New Workflow with Visio and SharePoint Designer

By Flash Denning - April 17, 2014

Discover what's needed to create a workflow using SharePoint Designer 2013 and Visio Pro 2013 that can be used on a content type or a list.

Microsoft Azure: Virtual Machines, Virtual Networking, and RDS

By Aidan Finn - April 16, 2014

Still leery of Microsoft Azure? In part 2 of this series, find out whether Azure can help you in your work and whether it'll take away - or help - your job.

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Top 10 Server 2008 Tasks done with PowerShell - Part 1

By Jeff Hicks - November 29, 2011

In this video post, Jeff hicks goes through the first 5 of the top 10 tasks to perform with PowerShell in Windows Server 2008. In part 1 Jeff covers changing

Tools for Customizing Windows Server 2008 as a Workstation

By Daniel Petri - September 16, 2009

There are times that you may want to use Windows Server 2008 as your personal workstation OS, and Daniel Petri shows you how.

Installing Active Directory on Windows Server 2008

By Daniel Petri - January 8, 2009

Daniel Petri guides you through the steps required to create a Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller for a new Active Directory domain.

Remotely Managing Windows 2008 Server Core Firewall

By Daniel Petri - January 8, 2009

Daniel shows you how to remotely manage the firewall for Windows Server 2008 Server Core.

Understanding Windows Server 2008 Server Core

By Petri IT Knowledgebase Team - September 30, 2008

Introduced in Windows Server 2008, Server Core is a low-footprint way to install your server OS. This article explains why Server Core is such a big deal for

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