Monthly Archives: January 2016

Updated Volume License Media Available Today for Windows Server 2012 R2 Update

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Dedicated Servers

Following our announcement from last week, we’ve now released the media for Windows Server 2012 R2 Update on the Volume License Service Center (VLSC) today. Additionally, we wanted to create awareness of an issue with the Windows Server 2012 R2 Update VSLC/MSDN media that manifests under very specific configuration settings.  Most of you should see no impact whatsoever.  For the small number of who might

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Windows Server 2012 R2 Update: Availability of WSUS fix and revised servicing timing

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Dedicated Servers

Following our announcement from last week, we have now released the fix through Windows Update for the issue with Windows Server 2012 R2 Update communicating with WSUS 3.2 servers in certain non-default configurations. For servers that have already installed the update, Windows Update will re-offer the complete update, but it will only install the fix. Please read KB2959977 and the WSUS team blog

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August updates for Windows Server 2012 R2

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Dedicated Servers

In today’s Windows Experience blog, we communicated our intent to deliver regular improvements to Windows in order to address feedback quickly while continuing to bring you an enterprise-class platform.  We also provided a heads up that the next update for Windows happens on August 12.  On August 12, we will also release an update to Windows Server 2012 R2.  In addition

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Be Prepared for Tomorrow’s Business: Prioritize Your Windows Server 2003 Migration Plan

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Dedicated Servers

Although 75% of IT professionals are aware that support for Windows Server 2003 is ending July 14, 2015, there are still a lot of questions about just how urgent the need to move is. Deprioritizing migration is not uncommon when there are other technology projects that are perceived to more directly benefit business groups. However, although while perhaps not as

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UPDATED: How to Continue Using Windows Server Technical Preview

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Dedicated Servers

UPDATE: If you would like to continue using the current Technical Preview of the next version of Windows Server released in October 2014, please visit the Microsoft Download Center and follow the download instructions. This solution will allow you to continue using the preview without interruption until the next preview is available in May.  Thank you for your continued evaluation.

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Next-generation storage for the software-defined datacenter

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Dedicated Servers

This is a post from Siddhartha Roy, Group PM Manager, High Availability and Storage and Paul Luber, Group PM Manager, Storage and File Systems Storage is a foundational component of the datacenter fabric and is an intrinsic part of Microsoft’s software-defined datacenter solution.  Our storage investments are centered on bringing value to customers in terms of increasing cloud scale, availability,

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Enterprise-grade virtualization and next-gen app platform

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Dedicated Servers

With the releases of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, we made huge improvements across the board in software defined compute, storage, networking and more.  We’re regularly hearing about your successes as well as your next round of feature requests J. In these discussions with you, we’ve also noticed the conversation has matured. While virtualization continues to be

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Microsoft Loves Linux

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Dedicated Servers

In a press and analyst briefing a few months back, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella put up a slide proclaiming “Microsoft ♥ Linux”.  Wow!  What a great slide and what a change for Microsoft!  The trade press picked up on this slide in a major way, with a number of articles echoing this new approach to Linux and open source within

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Migration is Worth It! Support for Windows Server 2003 Ends Today

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Dedicated Servers

It’s hard to believe that, after 12 great years, Windows Server 2003 extended support ends today. Over the last year, many customers have prepared and planned their migrations and have migrated to a modern infrastructure. Two customers that are already experiencing the significant value to their business following their migrations are Pella Corp and The Walsh Group. Pella Corp, a

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What makes Nano Server so great?

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Dedicated Servers, Windows VPS Hosting

Windows Server is going through an important transformation that’s been 10 years in the making. Nano Server is a deep rethink of the server architecture. The result is a new, lean cloud fabric host and application development platform that’s a mere 5% of the size of Server Core. Its small size reduces security attack risks. And its redesign means fewer,

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Microsoft Mechanics to bring you the latest on new server options

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Dedicated Servers

As technologists, it can be hard to keep up whether it’s to do with understanding new server options or the growing ubiquity of technology approaches for resource management and automation. Beyond the news and our blog announcements, it makes sense that you may want to see the technology for yourself, get broader context and understand the potential application without having

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A Closer Look at Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers with Mark Russinovich

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Dedicated Servers

On the season premiere of Microsoft Mechanics, we demo the new container technology within Windows Server 2016, including a hands-on look at Hyper-V Containers with Azure CTO, Mark Russinovich. Containers are one of the hottest topics in cloud and server and with Windows Server 2016, Microsoft is introducing a medley of new technologies including Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers. This

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Moving forward in the cloud world with software-defined storage

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Cloud Server Hosting

Over the coming weeks, we’ll be publishing more on Windows Server 2016 and the key capabilities coming in the next wave of Microsoft datacenter solutions. To start off, we’re looking at storage and its evolution. Stay tuned for more on software-defined datacenter and the modern application platform. Storage is a foundational component of the datacenter fabric and is an intrinsic

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4 datacenter challenges and how Windows Server 2016 software defined networking can help

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Dedicated Servers

This post was written by Ravi Rao, Principal PM Manager, Windows Server team. Over the coming weeks, we’ll be publishing more on Windows Server 2016 and the key capabilities coming in the next wave of Microsoft datacenter solutions. In this installment we’ll be looking at software defined networking. We’ll begin with 4 challenge areas, move to how we’ve addressed them

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Moving to Nano Server, the new deployment option in Windows Server 2016

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Dedicated Servers

Over the coming weeks, we’ll be publishing more on Windows Server 2016 and the key capabilities coming in the next wave of Microsoft datacenter solutions. In this installment we’ll be looking at Nano Server, the new headless deployment option for Windows Server. Nano Server offers a dramatically reduced footprint, resulting in lower servicing requirements and improved security. Along with Windows

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Developers: Check out the Nano Server installation option in Windows Server 2016

Server Hosting Company/ January 25, 2016/ Dedicated Servers

As organizations move toward modern DevOps practices, the role of the operating system needs to evolve to support both the “Dev” and the “Ops” part of the equation.  In November we released Technical Preview 4 of Windows Server 2016, including updates for Nano Server, the new headless deployment option.  Nano Server loads only the base OS roles, resulting in a

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How to install applications via Softaculous ?

Server Hosting Company/ January 1, 2016/ Web Hosting

Softaculous is an auto installer script which furnishes you with the capacity to introduce effortlessly more than 300 applications by means of your facilitating account cPanel. All FastComet Hosting Services incorporate free completely included Softaculous which can be gotten to from the Software/Services segment. Softaculous gives itemized data to each script accessible including Features data, screenshots, a demo, appraisals and

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How to Change your PHP version via cPanel ?

Server Hosting Company/ January 1, 2016/ Web Hosting

Onlive Server underpins different PHP adaptation on each mutual facilitating bundle. You can change your PHP form and empower or handicap distinctive PHP modules through the electronic interface in your cPanel. When of this instructional exercise the default PHP variant on our servers is PHP 5.3 however you can apply an alternate rendition for your record if your application or

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How to enable mod_deflate for your website via Cpanel ?

Server Hosting Company/ January 1, 2016/ Web Hosting

Apache 2.0 and more up to date permit you to pack content before sending it to the guest’s program. The sorts of substance to be compacted are indicated by MIME sort. This component requires Apache’s mod_deflate to work accurately. mod_deflate FastComet has mod_deflate empowered on all facilitating servers so you can upgrade your site execution by empowering this component by

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How to Remote MySQL access via Cpanel ?

Server Hosting Company/ January 1, 2016/ Web Hosting

In the event that you might want to have admittance to your database from a remote area or join an application that is situated on an alternate server to your facilitating account databases you should utilize the Remote MySQL Access highlight in your record cPanel.The MySQL Remote Access instrument is situated under the Database segment of your cPanel.The Remote MySQL

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