Windows 2008

Windows DNS Queries Failing

I was putting together a PoC late last year and encountered an issue that I've not seen before that was caused by some functionality within Windows 2008 that I [...]

Adding disks to 2008 R2 Server Core VMs

In a lab environment, sometimes anything can go. Solutions aren’t always standards compliant or don’t always follow best / sensible practices. One that I [...]

Installing VMtools on Windows 2008 Server Core

Not having a full GUI to use, it can sometimes be difficult to install software on Windows 2008 Server Core machines. You need to get used to scripted [...]

Windows 2008 – Full Fat or Diet?

Out of curiosity (cats give it a bad name in my opinion) I recently chose to do a little experimentation. No bunsen burners and weird coloured liquids though, [...]

Windows Server Versions (Requirements)

I often forget half of this stuff so I thought it might be cunning to put some of it into a post. Sorry if it goes on a bit, some of the numbers change [...]