Category / Servers

  • Adding desktop experience feature on Windows Server 2012: In Server 2012 Microsoft has moved the desktop Experience feature, Confusing many system administrators, this post will detail how to install desktop experience on Server 2012. Microsoft has relocated the Desktop Experience feature to be under User interface and infrastructure. Simply open the Server Management -> Local Server -> Scroll down […]

    Read More
  • Quickly Turn ON/OFF Windows Firewall Using Command Line: Windows Firewall is enabled by default on computers running Windows or Windows Server from version 2008 and up, You may need turn it off for various reasons. In this post I will explain how to disable windows firewall via command line. To disable windows firewall via command line run the following commands, […]

    Read More
  • How to configure Static IP address for users connecting remotely via RRAS: Sometime we are required to configure static IP address for security and other reasons for users who connect remotely into our organization, I will describe the easiest method I have found to configure RRAS VPN static IP per user in an Active Directory environment. […]

    Read More
  • Read Only Domain Controller: What, Why and Where: If you have never heard of RODC (Read Only Domain Controller), I’ll explain here what are the read only domain controller advantages In the enterprise world it is very common that have main offices (Head Quarters) and branch offices. From these branch offices there is usually a […]

    Read More
  • Error message when you try to log on to Windows Server based RODC: “There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request” So you are located at a remote branch site and are trying to login to your local server and suddenly you get “There are currently no logon servers available to […]

    Read More
  • January 8, 2015 -

    VHD vs VHDX

    VHD vs VHDX, Microsoft’s virtual disk format differences One of the new features of Server 2012 is a the new virtual disk format .vhdx which brings to the table better performance, larger capacity options and many other great new features VHD vs VHDX, is VHDX the new king of virtual disk formats? Let’s take a look at some […]

    Read More
  • You are logged in to your RDP session but cannot copy and paste between your physical machine and your remote session or within the session itself. This can manifest itself with file copy or simply text values such as URL’s, excel spreadsheet data or any any other form of text data you are just simply […]

    Read More
  • When a user logs in from a windows 7 machine and starts working suddenly the server CPU, RAM or both spikes up. the rdpclip.exe is used to manage the in-memory copy functions during RDP sessions. the rdpclip.exe high cpu or memory on terminal server issue is caused rare occasions because of memory leak or a function loop. […]

    Read More
  • So you just want to add a new user to your active directory or you are just trying to login and all of sudden you get of the following error message: Windows cannot verify that the user name is unique because the following error occured while contacting the global catalog This issue occurs when you […]

    Read More