Windows Server

Windows Server – The new Windows Server version is now available

As you may be aware, a new version of Windows Server – Windows Server 2022 – was underway (preview announced in June this year – https://t.co/28b6hPZYGH). Well, good news, it is now generally available. You can now plan your deployment and upgrade of your on-premises infrastructure. If you have an MSDN subscription, you can download …

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Windows – Windows Server 2022 is now available in preview

The next version of Windows Server – Windows Server 2022 – is now available in preview for download for MSDN subscribers (https://my.visualstudio.com/) and the evaluation center (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-server).   If you have a Software Assurance, you will be entitled to upgrade your server to Windows Server 2022 when available. If you want to know more, you …

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Azure – Azure Backup Server now support SQL 2017 and Windows Server 2019

Microsoft Azure Backup Server (MABS) v3 now support SQL 2017 workloads and can be installed on Windows Server 2019. In addition MABS v3 introduces support for TLS 1.2 and support for VMware VM backup (vCenter and ESXi 6.5 and auto-protection when new VMWare VM’s are added to a protected folder) You can get here https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/backup/backup-azure-microsoft-azure-backup#software-package …

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Windows Server 2019 – You can now easily redirect HTTP requests to HTTPS

With Windows Server 2019 (and Windows 10 1809), IIS 10 comes with a new capability called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS). This capability is simplifying the implementation of HTTP to HTTPS redirect. With previous version of IIS, you had to implement either HTTP Redirect Module (with the down side of 2 separate IIS website) or …

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Windows – Windows 10 1809 and Windows Server 2019 have been pulled out

UPDATE Nov 14th, 2018 – Windows 10 1809 and Windows Server 2019 are available again – https://t.co/NvLFSII9fM Just few days after the release of Windows 10 1809 and Windows Server 2019, Microsoft has pulled out these releases from MSDN (and possibly Volume license) as well as paused the delivery through Windows Update. This follows reports …

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Windows – Windows 10 1809 and Windows Server 2019 are now available

UPDATE Oct, 6th – Windows 10 1809 and Windows Server 2019 have been pulled out for further investigation after issues reported (see https://t.co/WLZS6uC7Px) Windows 10 1809 update is being rolled out through WindowsUpdate and is already available using the Installation Media tool or MSDN. Windows Server 2019 is also available on MSDN or in evaluation, …

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Windows – Quick reminder: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 are reaching end of support in Jan 2020

It has been already reminded few times but as this is quite important as these versions are still use quite a lot you really need to start thinking to move on from Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. They are reaching their end of support/end of life on January 14th 2020.You have few …

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Azure – Windows Server 2019 Preview is available as VM image

Windows Server 2019 Preview (the next major release of Windows Server) is now available for Azure Virtual Machine. Just search for Windows Server 2019 when you create a new virtual machine Search the marketplace (https://azuremarketplace.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/apps/) for Windows Server 2019 Or access the marketplace directly from this URL https://azuremarketplace.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/apps/microsoft-hyperv.rs5_preview Enjoy