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Introducing Windows Server® 2008 by The Microsoft Windows Server Team, Mitch Tulloch

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Ensuring Secure and Reliable Storage

I used to think file servers were boring until I learned about the new storage features and enhancements in Windows Server 2008. Not any more. The Share And Storage Management snap-in provided by the File Server role makes managing volumes and shares easier than ever before with its two new wizards. The Provision Storage Wizard provides an integrated storage provisioning experience for performing tasks like creating a new LUN, specifying the LUN type, unmasking a LUN, and creating and formatting a volume. The wizard also supports multiple protocols—including Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and SAS—and it requires only a VDS 1.1 hardware provider. The Provision A Shared Folder Wizard provides an integrated file-share ...

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