Server 2008 R2

How to disable Shutdown Event Tracker in Windows Server 2008/2012/2016

I’m currently busy building some test environment which¬†comprise multiple Server 2008 R2 boxes. I decided that I need to disable Shutdown Event Tracker as I don’t need this in test environment (it is that pesky feature which keep asking you to specify your reason for reboot or shutdown). It is controlled by “Display Shutdown Event How to disable Shutdown Event Tracker in Windows Server 2008/2012/2016

Windows Server Backup 2008 vs 2008 R2

Just a quick note on differences / improvements in Windows Server Backup in Windows Server 2008 R2. Following are new in R2: – Ability to back up/exclude individual files and to include/exclude file types and paths from a volume (instead of just full volumes before). – Improved performance and use of incremental backups – You Windows Server Backup 2008 vs 2008 R2