Windows Server 2012 Understand and Troubleshoot Guides

This page includes links to content that was originally published as Windows Server “8” Beta Understand and Troubleshoot Guides (UTGs). The content from these UTGs has been incorporated into the Windows Server 2012 TechNet Library. The original links have been updated with links to the corresponding content in the Windows Server 2012 TechNet Library.

The content from these guides helps IT administrators and architects understand key technical concepts, functionality, and troubleshooting techniques. This understanding enables a successful early adoption experience during the product evaluation phase.

Volume Activation Overview
AD DS Simplified Administration BitLocker Overview
Cluster-Aware Updating (CAU) Overview
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Overview
Overview of DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC)
Dynamic Access Control: Scenario Overview
High Availability Printing Overview
Hyper-V Replica Overview
IP Address Management (IPAM) Overview
Windows Azure Online Backup Overview
Print and Document Services Architecture
Remote Access (DirectAccess, Routing and Remote Access) Overview
Remote Desktop Services Overview
Scale-Out File Server for Application Data Overview 
Storage Spaces Overview
Virtualized Domain Controller Technical Reference (Level 300)