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Es werden Posts vom April, 2014 angezeigt.

Step-By-Step: Active Directory Migration from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2

With the end of support for Windows XP, Office 2003 and Exchange 2003 now upon us, April 8th 2014 to be exact, attention now turns to Windows Server or specifically Windows Server 2003.  End of support for Windows Server 2003 is currently slated for July 14th 2015 and a great many organizations still utilize said offering as the cornerstone to their infrastructure to this day.  One question to keep in mind though is that with the move on the client end to Windows 8.1, will Windows Server 2003 or 2003 R2 be robust enough to properly enable employees and provide secure access to the plethora of devices in a world now dominated by BYOD?  Alternatively an IT administrator might ponder on the further enablement invoked via the deployment of Windows Server 2012 R2 should it be deployed in said organization.  Lets explore this possibility via the cornerstone of access enablement offered via Windows Server by investigating the evolution of the Active Directory offering now found in Windows Se…

Unable to install Microsoft Windows Server 2012 into a VMware ESXi 5.x or Hyper-V virtual machine with HP provided media

Symptom When users try to install Microsoft Windows Server 2012 using HP provided media into VMware vSphere ESXi 5.1 managed virtual machine or under Microsoft Hyper-V, the Windows Installer will pop-up a window with the following message: Debug Assertion Failed!
Program: x:\tools\BIOSCHECK64.exe
File: c:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\VC\atlmfc\include\atlsmpstr.h
Expression: nRefs !=0
For information how your program can cause an assertion failure, see the Visual C++ documentation on asserts.
(Press Retry to debug the application)" Users can click on the Ignore button to continue with the installation. Affected configurations The system is configured with at least one of the following: Microsoft Windows Server 2012, any service packVMware ESXi 5.0 Update 1, Update 2VMware ESXi 5.1, any Update This tip is not system specific. This tip is not option specific. Note: This does not imply that the network operating system will work under all combinations of hardwar…