Jan 212009
 

Starting Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7, to prevent address scans of IPv6 addresses based on the known company IDs of network adapter manufacturers, Windows by default generate random interface IDs for non-temporary autoconfigured IPv6 addresses, including public and link-local addresses. A public IPv6 address is a global address that is registered in DNS and is typically used by server applications for incoming connections, such as a Web server.

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Jan 212009
 

When you try to add a Windows Server 2008 machine or a Windows 7 PC to a Windows Domain with the domain you may have the error

The attempt to join this computer to the .com domain failed. The parameter is incorrect.

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Jan 062009
 

When you install Windows Server 2008 as a Guest OS on a Windows Server 2008 running Hyper-V role, you may find this guest OS without any network when booted up. This could happen if the Integration Services is not installed on the Guest OS. The Integration Services installs the Guest OS components as in any other virtualization system like VMWare or VirtualBox.

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Jan 032009
 

Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V virtualisation doesn't offer an out of the box option to clone an existing Virtual Machine (VM) into a new one. However, this doesn't  mean it is not possible or is very difficult. In fact, its quite easy and simple to clone a Virtual Machine in Hyper-V

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Jan 032009
 

IPv6 is enebled by default in Windows Server 2008. If you are not using IPv6 then this can be disabled from the Windows Registry as follows:

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