Windows Server 2012

Last Updated on 27 Aug. 2015, Total: 138 Articles and Tutorials

  1. Improvements in the SMB 3.0 and 3.02 Protocol Updates

    In this article we'll review the changes to the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol in Windows 8 and Server 2012 (SMB 3.0) and in Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2 (SMB 3.02)... Read More

  2. Installing a Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller

    In this article, I will provide you with the first in a series of “getting reacquainted with Windows” articles intended to bridge the gap and help identify and cover the changes that have taken place between Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012... Read More

  3. Introduction to the all new Windows Server 2012 Task Manager

    This article provides you with an overview of the new Task Manager in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012... Read More

  4. Is WINS Still Needed?

    This article examines whether enterprises that have Active Directory environments running Windows Server 2012 and later can safely decommission their WINS servers without negative consequences... Read More

  5. Managing DNS servers using PowerShell

    An excerpt from my upcoming book Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 Training Guide about how to manage Windows Server 2012 DNS servers using PowerShell... Read More

  6. Managing network adapters using PowerShell

    This article demonstrates several ways you can use Windows PowerShell to configure and manage network adapters... Read More

  7. NIC Teaming in Windows Server 2012

    Windows Server 2012’s NIC teaming feature allows you to combine multiple physical NICs so that they function as one. This article demonstrates the process for building a NIC team... Read More

  8. Network troubleshooting using PowerShell

    This article demonstrates some Windows PowerShell cmdlets you can use to troubleshoot networking problems... Read More

  9. Overview of the File Server Role in Windows Server 8 Failover Clustering

    In this article, we'll take a quick look at some of the new file server role capabilities included in Windows Server 2012... Read More

  10. Planning deployment for Windows Server 2012 (Part 1) - Installation Options

    This is the first in a short series of articles covering key guidance for organizations considering deploying Windows Server 2012. This first article demonstrates how to convert between installation options... Read More

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