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Distributed File System (DFS) in R2 – Demo 

One of my favorite features of W2k was the distributed file system (DFS).  WS03 offered a few improvements to DFS, but nothing compared to the changes in R2 to DFS. If you havent visited the R2 Techcenter to review the technical overview of DFS Namespace and Replication – you can download it directly here. AS...

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Windows Server 2003 R2 Technical Resources 

If you have downloaded the public beta of R2 and are looking for assistance or technical resources on the product, you may find the following helpful: Private R2 Newsgroups: (GREAT Resource)       –  Server name: privatenews.microsoft.com       –  Group: microsoft.private.win2k3server.r2       –  Account Name: privatenews\r2user       –  Password: CPP   Windows Server 2003 R2 TechCenter at Technet:       –  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/r2/default.mspx  ...

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Windows Server 2003 R2 

Hi – My name is Julius Sinkevicius and I’m a Senior Product Manager in the Windows Server division at Microsoft.  One of the projects that I’m working on is on the release of Windows Server 2003 R2.  As you may have heard, we’ve recently reached the Beta 2 milestone for R2, which we’re all very...

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Windows Server 2003 SP1 SSL Improvements 

SP1 is really an interesting service pack…..  not only does it do the job of a normal service pack (aggregating updates) it also incorporates added functionality like the Security Configuration Wizard and Post-Setup Security Updates. But this is something you dont hear to much when talking service packs: increased performance….but tis true. There are a...

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