Tag Archive for 'Server 2008'

A fatal error occurred while trying to sysprep the machine.

Today, while getting ready to deploy an updated Citrix farm for a set of Line of Business applications, I got an error during the sysprep process.  The machine in question is a 2008 64 bit machine.  It has Citrix and all the applications installed.  It is also a Hyper-V VM.  I created an answer file […]

DPM v 3

I just watched a webcast on DPM v3 and thought I would share some of what I got from that. In the last 18 months, DPM 2007 (v2) delivered application protection for Exchange ,SQL Server, SharePoint and virtualization environments running Virtual Server and Hyper-V.  Disaster recovery with Iron Mountain, Local Datasource Protection and Client backups […]

The right way and the wrong way to disable the the firewall…

I use Server 2008 for a lot of things these days and I tend to not use the Windows firewall for most applications.  Here is an interesting note for the right and wrong way to disable the firewall and why doing things “the way we have always done them” isn’t always the right way: Although […]