Hi to everyone, on this site you can find articles, KBs, links and other stuff that can help resolve many day-to-day issues or administrative tasks relative to Microsoft products especially focused on Server, AD, Virtualization and Excange.

All articles, scripts and links listed in this blog are 100% working and tested on the field

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Exchange Server: The Road Ahead – http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2013/11/13/exchange-server-the-road-ahead.aspx
CLUSTER 2012 –> CNO Blog Series: Increasing Awareness around the Cluster Name Object (CNO): http://blogs.technet.com/b/askcore/archive/2012/09/25/cno-blog-series-increasing-awareness-around-the-cluster-name-object-cno.aspx?wa=wsignin1.0

GPO –> What’s New for Group Policy in Server 2012: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/customer_reviews_of_stb_products/archive/2012/11/07/what-s-new-for-group-policy-in-server-2012.aspx?loc=zbtf_zYFC&prod=zWS&tech=zOTtech&prog=zOTtech&prog=OTprog&type=zBL&media=zOTmediax

Recommended hotfixes and updates for Windows Server 2012-based Failover Clusters: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2784261 How to configure a firewall for domains and trusts: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/179442/en-us Upgrade Domain Controllers to Windows Server 2012: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh994618 Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V compared to VMware vSphere 5.1: http://up2v.nl/2012/09/04/microsoft-windows-server-2012-hyper-v-compared-to-vmware-vsphere-5-1/

ADMT 3.2 and PES 3.1 installation errors on Windows Server 2012: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2753560/en-us

Windows Server 2012 Print Services  Print and Document Services Overview: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh831468.aspx

The Case for Migrating SYSVOL to DFSR: http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2010/04/22/the-case-for-migrating-sysvol-to-dfsr.aspx

How to configure DFS to use fully qualified domain names in referrals: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/244380/en-us

Windows 2003 TEST Server Performance: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=09115420-8c9d-46b9-a9a5-9bffcd237da2&displaylang=en


Alan La Pietra throughout his career has achieved the following certifications:

– MCTS 2012
– MCITP Enterprise Messaging Administrator
– MCITP 2008 Enterprise Administrator
– MCTS Windows Server 2008 R2 Virtualization (Hyper-V) 
– MCTS Office Communication Server 2007
– MCTS Forefront Client/Server
– MCSE 2003
– Watchguard Professional