Remote Debugging Using Namepipe


Introduction:

How to use debugging tools to perform remote kernel debug?. This document explains the debuggers used and the steps needed to attach and perform live debugging. Windows Operating system consists of 2 modes User mode and Kernel mode. User mode applications such as Wordpad , Notepad , managed applications , unmanaged applications executes at User mode and Operating system core components such as File system drivers, Network stack , Interrupt controllers , Memory management, Graphics , GDI are managed at kernel level.

There are many instances where an Engineer has to perform live debugging on a non-responsive operating system or debug an application remotely to understand the interaction between user application and kernel mode subsystem or driver. This article will help Engineers to perform live debugging from Host to the Target using Namepipe

 

Below article explains the steps involve to successfuly perform remote debugging on a VM.

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Installing Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 Using IMAGEX


Introduction:

Below are the steps to prepare winPE image along with Imagex utility for windows 7 deployment.Windows 7 imaging and deployment can be done using either WAIK / MDT 2010. WAIK include many additional tools such as IMAGEX, SYSPREP etc. I am demonstrating the procedure to capture windows 7 operating system using IMAGEX utility which is equivalent ot Acronis or other ghost utilities.

Microsoft has published my TechNet article explain the steps involved in installation of windows server 2008 and windows 7 OS..

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/simplifying-windows-server-2008-and-windows-7-imaging-using-imagex.aspx

SCVMM Administrator Console Authentication


Introduction:

You install and configure System Central Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 on Windows Server 2008 R2, which is part of active directory domain. Administrator will not be able to logon to SCVMM administrator console if the server moves to different sub network which cannot authenticate to Active directory domain.

 The below article explains the authentication model and the issues encountered in different scenarios. Please find the TechNet Link below

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/7266.scvmm-administrator-console-authentication.aspx