Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012 Overview

Released in September 2012, Windows Server 2012 is the most fully featured version of the Windows Server product family ever released. Noteworthy new features include significant upgrades to Hyper-V virtualization technology, PowerShell, storage pools and spaces, a Resilient File System (ReFS), and improved support for private and public cloud services.

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Recent Windows Server 2012 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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Switching Between the GUI and Server Core in Windows Server 2012

By Jeff Hicks - December 13, 2012

It's a Windows Server 2012 switcheroo! Learn to switch between the GUI and server core in this helpful how-to by Jeff Hicks.

Performing Disk Repair with PowerShell Cmdlets in Windows Server 2012

By Jeff Hicks - December 10, 2012

Sometimes things go wrong with disks or volumes: it's practically the Saga of the Sysadmin. Learn to perform disk repair with Powershell cmdlets in Windows 2012

Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows Server 2012

By Jeff James - November 29, 2012

Looking for a faster way to navigate the new interface in Windows Server 2012? Check out this helpful list of Windows Server 2012 keyboard commands and

Top 10 Windows Server 2012 Features

By Jeff James - September 21, 2012

While the jury may still be out on Windows 8 in the enterprise, there are plenty of useful features in Windows Server 2012 for IT admins.

Windows Server 2012: First Five Fixes

By Jeff Hicks - July 12, 2012

What do you do with a brand new Windows Server 2012 install? Let PowerShell MVP, Jeff Hicks, show you his "first five fixes" for a new Windows Server 2012 build

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