Can your hardware run Hyper-V 3.0 in Windows 8 and Server 2012?

Note: Learned after this post that SLAT is only *required* for Client Hyper-V on Windows 8... not Server 2012. Awesome! You may be running Hyper-V great »

My Take on Windows Server 2012 Licensing FAQ

Here's the licensing summary and the long official licensing FAQ, but I've tried to summarize the important stuff. I find the new licensing much easier to »

TechEd North America 2012: What You Missed

Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, System Center 2012, Visual Studio 2012, Windows Azure updates, and more. TechEd is about “what’s next” for Microsoft System Admins »

MMS 2012: What You Missed

My post at, a great Windows Admin resource. »

Why Is IIS Host Name Greyed On Site Binding Using Wildcard SSL?

Likely because your SSL Certificate Friendly Name is the field used for IIS to determine if it's a Wildcard. If your Common Name is * »

RDP Exploit is Coming - Patch All Windows Now

I'm posting this info to do "my part" to ensure the word gets out on this Windows OS Internet-exploitable vulnerability.  I can count on one hand »