[THIN] Re: PS4 with Windows 2003 R2 or not?

  • From: "BRUTON, Malcolm, GBM" <Malcolm.BRUTON@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'" <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2006 08:30:35 +0100

Not to mention that it is "hotfixed" out of the box.  It includes windows
2003 SP1 and I'm sure it will include a number of other hotfixes.
 
Our windows 2000 build has so many hotfixes it would be a blessing to get a
build with only a handful of OS patches.
 
Malcolm

-----Original Message-----
From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Ruben Spruijt
Sent: 05 September 2006 22:17
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] Re: PS4 with Windows 2003 R2 or not?



Hi,

 

R2 will not add extra Terminal Services functionality...

But when you're building / deploying new servers why won't you use the
latest software build?.

Terminal Servers with Windows Server 2003 R2 works fine for our customers ,
and R2 has some licensing advantages when using in a Virtualization
environment.

You can buy one Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise License en use 4 Virtual
Machines with this one license!.

 

With regards,

Ruben Spruijt 

 


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From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Matthew Shrewsbury
Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2006 7:44 PM
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] PS4 with Windows 2003 R2 or not?

 

I'm about to deploy new servers into our Citrix PS4 farm. Should I use R2 or
just standard Windows 2003? If so then why?

 

Thanks,

Matthew Shrewsbury, MCSE+Internet MCSE 2000 CCA Server+

Network Manager

 


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