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					Microsoft Windows Server
2008 Features
 Presented by John Hohn

 www.ApexTSG.com
Windows Server 2008
• Release February 2008
• Expanded Hardware and Software
  Support for current server hardware
• Windows Server Full vs Core
 Windows Server 2008 Requirements




http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/system-requirements.aspx
Server 2008 New Features
•   Server Manager Console
•   Hyper-V
•   Terminal Services
•   Group Policy Enhancements
Windows Server 2008 Server Manager
•   Install Roles and Features
•   Monitor Health and Performance
•   Manage Roles and Services
•   Launches upon Logon to Server
Terminal Services
• Allow access to individual applications
• Terminal Services Web Access
 ▫ Windows XP SP3 and VISTA SP1
Hyper-V
• Virtualization Technology
• Leverages Hardware vitalization sessions
Windows Server 2008 Group Policy
• New features
• Start GPO Policies
• Policy vs Preferences
Group Policy Improvements
• Policies
  ▫ Additional Settings to support Windows 2008 and
    Windows VISTA
• Preferences
  ▫ Settings to set preferences rather than hard
    settings on Windows
• Central GPO Storage
  ▫ One instance of policy settings rather than
    replication to numerous domain controllers
Group Policy Management Station

 Windows Vista            Can manage all Group Policy
SP1 and Windows               operating systems
  Server 2008




                                     Can manage
                                  Windows
                  Windows XP                      Windows 2000
 Windows XP,                     Server 2003
Windows Server
  2003 and
Windows 2000                    Can not manage

                     Windows Vista         Windows Server 2008
Group Policy Preferences: New
Extensions for Group Policies
Where can I manage GP Preferences?
• New GPMC available in Windows Server 2008
• RSAT for Windows Vista SP1
What can I manage with GP Preferences?
• Windows Server 2008
• Client Side Extensions available to download
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1
  • Windows XP SP2
Policy vs. Preference
   Policies                Preferences
   • Restrict users from
                           • User may change
     changing
                           • No need to be
   • Highest precedence
                             policy-aware
   • Specific registry
                           • No tattooing!
     locations
  RSAT
   • Remote Server Administration Tools
      ▫ Downloadable for Windows VISTA SP1
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=9FF6E897-23CE-4A36-B7FC-
D52065DE9960&displaylang=en
Questions?
• Visit us online – www.ApexTSG.com
• Visit our booth

				
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