Windows Server 2012

Last Updated on 11 April 2017, Total: 159 Articles and Tutorials

  1. Group Policy Administrative Mysteries: Solved!

    In this article the author explains the complexity of Group Policy and highlights some of the major changes that happened in this area... Read More

  2. Group Policy Processing Benchmarks

    In this article, the author discusses the ‘costs’ associated with Group Policy deployments and gives examples of how GPO settings react with numerous GPO settings, GPOs, and multiple ILT configurations... Read More

  3. Hyper-V Windows Failover Cluster and IsAlive Operation (Part 1)

    In Part 1 of this article series, we'll explain a Hyper-V cluster issue that was caused because of a DNS registration failure during the cluster operation... Read More

  4. Hyper-V Windows Failover Cluster and IsAlive Operation (Part 2)

    In the Part I of this article series, we provided an overview of the Hyper-V cluster issue and explained the DNS registration process invoked by the “IsAlive” call executed by the failover cluster. In this part 2, we will explain the Windows Failover cluster interaction with resources and how the whole failover clustering is implemented to monitor the resources in... Read More

  5. Hyper-V Windows Failover Cluster and IsAlive Operation (Part 3)

    This article looks at what to consider before implementing single vs. multiple RHS configuration... Read More

  6. Implementing DHCP Server Failover

    An excerpt from my upcoming book Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 Training Guide about how to implement DHCP Server Failover in Windows Server 2012... Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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