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Monday, February 28, 2011

Terminal Services: Easy Print on domain controller might not work / no error feedback

Running Easy Print on a Remote Desktop Session Host (Terminalserver), which is currently a domain controller, use of Easy Print via RDP Session might stuck.
Probably you won´t receive an error code just running document into the spooler disappointing somewhere.

To fix this known Microsoft issue, set the following security permission:

Everyone - full access

on folder


RemoteFX: Consfusing about SLAT

Second-Level Address Translation (SLAT), as Microsoft describes the technology, is required to be supported from the CPU. SLAT is called Nested Page Tables (NPT) on AMD CPU side or Rapid Virtualization Indexing (RVI). Intel does call it Extended Page Tables (EPT).
Server sizing will need to consider about these technology required.

Remote FX GPU compatibilty test

The Nvidia GeForce 8600GT and the GeForce 9500GT have been tested with Hyper V´s RemoteFX technology and failed the tests. After adding the VGA card to the virtual machine it will not boot.
The tests were run with latest forceware graphics driver 266.58

Service pack 1 now available at Windows Update

Finally Windows Server 2008 R2 service pack 1 is available at Windows Update.
Several improvements special to Hyper-V services make this update very important to IT specialists.