Windows Server 2012

Last Updated on 30 Oct. 2014, Total: 104 Articles and Tutorials

  1. Using PowerShell to Manage AD and AD Users

    Windows PowerShell is an important tool to automate system and network administration tasks that otherwise would be too time consuming and tedious to execute. This article reviews using PowerShell 4.0 to install Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), managing the AD PSDrive, and using the AD module for Windows PowerShell to administer AD users in a Windows Server 2012 R2... Read More

  2. Storage planning for Hyper-V Hosts (Part 4)

    The fourth article in this series examines Storage QoS and some considerations regarding its use for virtual machines running on Hyper-V hosts... Read More

  3. PowerShell Essentials (Part 1)

    This article series is designed to serve as a PowerShell tutorial for administrators who might not have taken the time to learn PowerShell... Read More

  4. Storage planning for Hyper-V Hosts (Part 3)

    The third article in this series looks at Storage Spaces with storage tiering and its usefulness for Hyper-V hosts... Read More

  5. Windows Server 2012 R2 and BYOD (Part 9)

    This article concludes the discussion of BYOD by examining some troubleshooting techniques for failed workplace joins... Read More

  6. Storage planning for Hyper-V Hosts (Part 2)

    The second article in this series discusses considerations involving boot from SAN for Hyper-V hosts... Read More

  7. Cluster Aware Updating for Windows Server 2012 R2 (Part 2)

    This article continues the discussion of Cluster Aware Updating by walking you through the process of setting up and configuring Cluster Aware Updating... Read More

  8. Storage planning for Hyper-V Hosts (Part 1)

    The first article in this short series discusses various considerations when using solid state drives (SSDs) for storage on Hyper-V hosts... Read More

  9. Windows Server 2012 R2 and BYOD (Part 8)

    This article continues the discussion of the Active Directory Federation Service and the workplace join feature by explaining how to configure a client computer to join the workplace. Although I had originally planned to make this the last article in the series, there will also be a future article on troubleshooting... Read More

  10. Assessing the impact of schema changes

    This article helps administrators of Active Directory environments assess the possible impact of upgrading the schema when they migrate their forest to a newer version of Windows Server... Read More

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