Archive for fevereiro \23\+10:00 2009

Installing Windows 2008 with Hyper-v in Core version

Steps that you need to use to install and configure the Hyper-V on a Windows 2008 Core

Note the following:

  • There is no way to upgrade from a previous version of the Windows Server operating system to a Server Core installation. Only a clean installation is supported.
  • There is no way to upgrade from a full installation of Windows Server 2008 to a Server Core installation. Only a clean installation is supported.
  • There is no way to upgrade from a Server Core installation to a full installation of Windows Server 2008. If you need the Windows® user interface or a server role that is not supported in a Server Core installation, you will need to install a full installation of Windows Server 2008.

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·         Enable CPU virtualisation assistance and DEP in the BIOS.

·         Install Windows Server 2008 Enterprise x64 (Core Installation).

·         Determine the NIC ID: netsh interface ipv4 show interfaces.

·         Set the IP address for NIC, let say for NIC #2:
netsh interface ipv4 set address name=”2″ source=static address= mask= gateway=

·         Set the DNS: netsh interface ipv4 add dnsserver name=”2″ address= index=1.

·         Rename server: netdom renamecomputer %computername% /NewName:HyperSvr1.

·         Reboot for that to take effect: shutdown /r /t 0.

·         Join it to domain: netdom join %computername% /domain:CONTOSO /userd:administrator /passwordd:*.

·         Reboot for that to take effect: shutdown /r /t 0.

        ·         Install the Hyper-V update: wusa.exe Windows6.0-KB950050-x64.msu.

·         Reboot.


·         Install the Hyper-V role: start /w ocsetup.exe Microsoft-Hyper-V.

·         Reboot.

·         Disable the firewall netsh firewall set opmode mode=disable



To manage a server running a Server Core installation by using a terminal server client:

1. On the server running a Server Core installation, type the following command at a command prompt:

      cscript C:WindowsSystem32Scregedit.wsf /ar 0

This enables the Remote Desktop for Administration mode to accept connections.

BTW, in order to view your current settings you can type:

      cscript C:WindowsSystem32Scregedit.wsf /ar /v

If you see "1" in the script output, that means that RDP connections are denied. If you see a "0", they will be allowed.

Note: If you are running the Terminal Services client on a previous version of Windows, you must turn off the higher security level that is set by default in Windows Server 2008. To do this, type the following command at the command prompt:

      cscript C:WindowsSystem32Scregedit.wsf /cs 0

To enable remote management from an RDP connection through the firewall

1. To enable remote management from any MMC snap-in, type the following:

      netsh advfirewall firewall set rule group="Remote Desktop" new enable=yes (you may have already done this step)

To open an RDP session with the Server Core machine

1. On the remote management computer, click Start > Run, type mstsc, and then click OK.
2. In Computer, enter the name of the server running a Server Core installation, and click Connect.
3. Log on using an administrator account.

4. When the command prompt appears, you can manage the computer using the Windows command-line tools.

      Note that while you’re logged on to the server, the original server console session is locked out.

5. When you have finished remotely managing the computer, type logoff in the command prompt to end your Terminal Server session.

Also, from the command line of the Server Core box, type: c:windowssystem32cscript scregedit.wsf /cli   for a listing of all the command line references


Windows 7 Springboard Series – Live event. Invitation

fevereiro 22, 2009 1 comentário
I am invite everyone here to enrol this particular event.

Here is the link to the Kickoff STEP event that Joey Snow and Stepen Rose are speaking at next week. They will be including Server 2008 R2 info as well as Windows 7.


Please, post here comments after the webcast. Enjoy it!


The live event is sold out. For those looking to attend remotely via Live Meeting: Here is the registration link:


Event Code: 135966


8:00 AM – 1:30 PM PST ( 3:00am here in Sydney.  I know, it’s difficult, but thrust me you wil enjoy it  )



Better Together: Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

Overview of the Better Together story.


 Is Vista Still Relevant? Windows Vista – The Path to 7

With Windows 7 on the horizon, is Vista still relevant? This presentation will cover why Vista is the best path to Windows 7 readiness as well as discuss the key underpinnings in the Windows 7 OS and product evolutions with Server 2008 R2, IPv6 and beyond. Focus will be around top 10 things IT Pros should know about Windows Vista and its evolution in Windows 7.

Welcome to Windows 7

This session will be an overview of the GUI and Feature improvements in Windows 7. This will include
  • Task Bar/System Tray Improvements
  • Aero Features
  • System Improvements
  • Control Panels and Features
  • Desktop Improvements
  • IE 8
  • Under The Hood


MCT Summit Brasil 2009. Inscrições abertas!!

fevereiro 20, 2009 1 comentário

MCT Summit 2009 – Brasil

Se você é MCT, não deixe de fazer sua inscrição AGORA!

O encontro anual dos MCTs (Microsoft Certified Trainers) no Brasil será realizado em uma parceria do Grupo de Usuários MCT Brasil e o time de Microsoft Learning de LatAm e Brasil!

Você que já é MCT, junte-se a nós! É certificado, mas ainda não sabe como evoluir na carreira Microsoft? Assista a última palestra do primeiro dia, aberta a todos os profissionais certificados!

Já se inscreveu no evento? Após a validação de sua credencial MCT, você terá acesso ao site de apoio ao Summit. Neste site você vê informações como o link para pagamento do registro, hotéis recomendados e lista de inscritos!

Informações  :

Datas: 04 e 05 de abril (sábado e domingo)
Local: Auditório Microsoft – Av Nações Unidas 12901 -Torre Norte 31º andar – São Paulo
Hospedagem: Por conta do participante. Incentivamos que os participantes que não morem em São Paulo combinem de dividir quartos nos hotéis da região.
Registro/Pagamento: O registro e pagamento para o evento podem ser feito neste site.
Palestra para MCPs: A última palestra do dia 04, Evoluindo na Carreira Microsoft, está aberta a todos os profissionais certificados e é gratuita.

Período para Inscrições: até 20 de março


Australia IT Pro User Group

fevereiro 19, 2009 1 comentário
How about be a member of IT Pro Australia Group ? Join us ?

Hyper-V Monitor Gadget for Windows Sidebar / Windows 7 and Vista Gadget for Hyper-V

Windows 7 and Vista Gadget for Hyper-V ( updated.: Version 4 )

  • Hyper-V Monitor title
    Double click on the title to launch the Hyper-V Manager*.
  • Host title
    Double click on the host title to launch a new Remote Desktop connection to the host.
  • Host title RAM amount
    Displays the RAM amount the host has left.
  • VM title
    Double click to launch VMConnect* to the VM.
  • VM Status
    Displaying the status of the VM in both color and text.
  • VM Control
    Hover over the status to get a set of buttons for the current VM. (Start, Turn Off, Shut Down and Save)
  • Large Size (Undocked)
    You can make the gadget bigger by using the Large Size (Windows 7) or Undock it from the sidebar (Vista).

* Hyper-V Manager and VMConnect are included in Hyper-V Tools that comes with RSAT.


Hyper-V Monitor.gadget (32.90 kb)

Hyper-V Monitor Portuguese.gadget (32.90 kb)



Microsoft Technet Australia


TechNet Blog Bling.  If you want to stay informed and want to learn about Microsoft Technology. These are the places you need to bookmark and visit



Backup/Protecting with Data Protection Manager 2007 ( DPM )- Part I

DPM it’s amazing. I started working with DPM last year and I could tell you that it did the backup task easier.
You could backup all Virtual Machines ( yeah!! online?!!! yeah!!! ), SQL Servers, Sharepoint Server, Exchange, Domain Controller, IIS Servers, File Servers and much more.

Now I ‘ll demonstrate how :
I will start talking about the DPM Administrator Console….

How to Use DPM Administrator Console to Administer DPM 2007
To use DPM Administrator Console, you must be logged on to the DPM server under a domain account that has administrator privileges.
DPM Administrator Console runs locally on the DPM server, but you can access the console remotely by using a Remote Desktop connection.
There are 5 Tabs in the Main Menu

  • Monitoring. Here you will see the alerts and the information about all jobs ( running, failed, completed )
  • Protection. Here you will select which data you want to backup by creating ‘Protections Groups’
  • Recovery. Use this tab to recover the data that you have backup configured. You could restore for the original server, to another server running the same service, to a folder…
  • Reporting. Use this option to get reports of your backup. As this feature uses Report Services, you could customize the reports
  • Managment. Use this as the first step after install the DPM 2007. You need to use this option to instal the DPM agents, configure the DISKs to store the data, configure the Tape Library ( you dont have one, you could use a software called Firestreamer to simulate a tape library )
To run DPM Administrator Console on the DPM server
  • On the Start menu, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007, and then click Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007.
Double-click the Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 icon on the desktop.
To access DPM Administrator Console remotely
  1. On the Start menu, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to Communications, and then click Remote Desktop Connection.
  2. In the Remote Desktop Connection dialog box, enter the name of the DPM server in the Computer box and then click Connect.
  3. On the Log On to Windows dialog box, enter the login information for a domain user account that has administrator privileges.
  4. On the Start menu, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007, and then click Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007.
Double-click the Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 icon on the desktop.


Knowledge Base article 959962 ( on the Hyper-V host and the guest virtual machines is required for backing up Hyper-V Virtual Machines with DPM 2007 SP1. For more information about prerequisites, issues and workarounds for Hyper-V protection, see Prerequisites and Known Issues with Hyper-V Protection (




Gerenciando o Windows 2008 Core Server usando uma aplicação GUI


Pois é, o  Guilermo Musumeci criou uma aplicação GUI que permite você gerenciar o Windows 2008 Core, usando uma interface GUI

Updating Windows 2008 Server Core using GUI



Com essa aplicação, é possivel fazer o windows update, editar o registro do windows, o explorer, notepad, eventviewer e outros usando uma interface grafica.


O único detalhe é que você tem de fazer isso diretamente na máquina, ou através de do Remote Desktop. Ou seja, o programa deve estar instalado e rodando na maquina onde o Windows Server Core roda.


Para fazer o download vá até



Gerenciando o Hyper-V usando o Windows 7

   Se você, assim como eu já está usando o Windows 7 e precisa gerenciar o Hyper-V, então você vai precisar instalar o RSAT para windows 7


    1. Faca o Download do RSAT para Windows


  2. Click YES, para proceder com a instalação


Uma das novas features to novo Windows Server 2008R2 é o Remote Server Manager. Esa nova feature vai permitir que REMOTAMENTE você habilite Roles/Features re no servidor. Assim, se você tem o Windows 7 você pode não só gerenciar as roles/features do Windoqs 2008 R2, mas também pode adicionar ou removê-las.




Windows 7 SKU.

A Microsoft anunciou o SKU para o Windows 7. Confiram as features de cada versão
O Windows 7 Ultimate vai incluir todas as features do Windows 7 Enterprise e do Home Premium incluindo-se ai o DirectAccess ( que permite acesso à rede interna, externamente, sem a necessidade de VPN em uma rede Windows 2008 R2 )

Windows 7 Starter

Windows 7 Home Basic

(emerging market only)

Windows 7 Home Premium

Windows 7 Professional

Windows 7 Enterprise and Ultimate

Key Feature list


·   Broad app and device compatibility with up to 3 concurrent applications


·   Safe, reliable, and supported


·   Ability to join a Home Group


·   Improved taskbar and JumpLists

·    Starter features


            Unlimited applications


·    Live Thumbnail Previews & enhanced visual experience

·   Advanced networking support (ad-hoc wireless networks and internet connection sharing)


·   Mobility Center

·   Home Basic features


             Unlimited applications


·    Aero Glass & advanced windows navigation


·   Easy networking & sharing across all your PCs & devices


·   Improved media format support, enhancements to Windows Media Center and media streaming, including Play To


·    Multi-touch and improved handwriting recognition


·   Professional features


            Unlimited applications


·    Ability to join a managed network with Domain Join

·   Protect  data with advanced network backup and Encrypting File System

Print to the right printer at home or work with Location Aware Printing


·  Professional and Consumer

  Unlimited applications


·   BitLocker data protection on internal and external drives


·   DirectAccess provides seamless connectivity to your corporate network.  (requires Windows Server 2008 R2)


·   Decrease time branch office workers wait to open file across the network with BranchCache. (requires Windows Server 2008 R2)


·    Prevent unauthorized software from running with AppLocker

Note: Ultimate includes all Enterprise and all Home Premium features, including multi-language packs.

– Windows 7 Enterprise is available only through Microsoft Volume Licensing