Category / Server 2012/2012R2

  • 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 […]

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  • 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, […]

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  • 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. […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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. […]

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  • So you have a primary domain controller that is no longer active, that was deleted but never removed from your active directory schema, or worse your PDC has crashed :( Since Microsoft windows 2000 when FMSO (Flexible Singer Master Operation) roles were first introduced they are controlled by one server with replicas that exist in other servers […]

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  • Server 2012 Data Deduplication: Microsoft has interduced a very cool and much needed feature in Server 2012, this great feature is Data Deduplication (Click on the link to learn more about Server Data Deduplication), the only issue is that this great feature is not available on all version of Microsoft Server 2012. While most clients purchase and install Microsoft […]

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