“Centro” = Windows Essential Business Server 

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Today we announced Windows Essential Business Server as the official name for Windows Server codename “Centro,” our upcoming IT solution designed for mid-sized organizations.  We unveiled details about the product, available here, as well as an initial set of hardware and software partners supporting the solution. Check out more about applying for the private beta. Microsoft Read more


Transforming ServerManagerCmd query xml to input xml 

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Transforming ServerManagerCmd query xml to input xml   Hello, my name is Travis Nielsen and I’m a developer on the Server Manager team. Among other things, I have worked on the ServerManagerCmd.exe tool for command line installation.   One of the most common requests I have heard from customers is that they want to detect Read more

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MSD evolution and leadership 

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Hi, my name is Brad Anderson and I’m the General Manager, leading product development and engineering for Microsoft’s Management and Solutions Division. Many of you have heard that I recently assumed leadership for MSD after Kirill Tatarinov moved over to lead MS Business Solutions Division. Looking back at my four years with Kirill, I feel Read more


Don’t forget to register and participate in our upcoming webcasts and chats on Server Management within Windows Server 2008. This week and next. 

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Chats: ·        Configure and Manage Windows Server 2008 using Server Manager Add to Your Calendar | Join the Chat Room Friday, June 22, 2007 – 11:00 – 12:00 P.M. Pacific Time ·         Learn more about the new Server Core installation option in Windows Server 2008 Add to Your Calendar | Join the Chat Room Tuesday, June Read more

More content on Server Manager 

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Ah, the beauty of the internet and how it is much easier to make additional content available to customers… 🙂 Computer World also has an article on Longhorn Server Beta 3 and Server Manager is one of the highlighted improvements in the new OS. The article is at http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&taxonomyId=89&articleId=9018562&intsrc=hm_topic Last but not least, we had Read more