Popular Windows Server-related topics on TechRepublic in 2009 include Windows 7, IE8, and Hyper-V R2. Check out the top five Windows Server posts of the year.What Windows 7 means to Windows server administrators
Scott Lowe shares 10 items that Windows server administrators need to know in order to adequately support Windows 7 clients.Prevent IE 8 from automatically downloading on Windows servers
While keeping systems up to date is important, there are plenty of valid reasons not to upgrade IE 8 on Windows server systems. Rick Vanover shows how to protect against IE 8 from automatically showing up on your servers.Determine a Windows Server build date with these one-liners
With Windows Server systems, it can be difficult to determine when a system was built. Here's how you can determine a system's build date with two quick commands.Microsoft's Hyper-V R2 vs. VMware's vSphere: A feature comparison
VMware and Microsoft are ramping up their virtualization games with relatively new releases. Scott Lowe compares and contrasts some of the major features in vSphere and Hyper-V R2.Changing the RDP listening port on Windows Server
IT pro Rick Vanover shows how to change the default port that remote desktop listens on and make subsequent connections in order to make RDP more secure.
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