Windows Server 2012 is the next generation of Windows Server series. This OS is built around the concept of hybrid IT infrastructure, bringing together on-premise, private and public cloud infrastructure. Windows Server 2012 features multitenant infrastructure that allows system administrators to build private clouds cost effectively while giving you the ability to integrate with public clouds. Windows Server 2012 use a common identity management framework to integrate with public cloud. Efficiency of management is increased by allow full lights-out automation aiming for headless server design.
Windows Server 2012 will drive forward, especially in terms of helping IT organizations advance beyond virtualization to build private cloud services. Enough marketing material, let’s get into Installing Windows Server 2012 dev preview. As you can see from the screenshot of these tutorials, they are not based on the Windows Server 2012 RTM version. Microsoft still hasn’t announced the release date. Below you will find tutorial on Active Directory Certificate Services, Active Directory Domain Services – AD DS, Active Directory Federation Services, Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services – AD LDS, Active Directory Rights Management Services – AD RMS, Application Server, DNS, DHCP, Hyper-V and more.
Minimum system requirements for Windows Server 2012
Architecture : x64 (64-bit)
Processor : 1.4 GHz
Memory (RAM) : 512 MB
HDD free space : 32 GB (more if there is 16 GB of RAM or more)