Admin Tips

Last Updated on 19 July 2011, Total: 361 Knowledge Base Tips

37 Active Directory
76 Admin
9 Applications
4 Exchange
11 Migration
66 Miscellaneous
62 Network
77 Security
12 Terminal Servers and Thin Clients
7 Virtual Platforms
  1. Increasing Free Disk Space on the System Partition

    When the system partition on your server gets full, and hardware upgrades aren’t an option, what are you going to do? Here are a few tips... Read More

  2. Creating Dummy (Test) Users

    How to create a bunch of dummy or test users quickly in Active Directory... Read More

  3. Monitoring Microsoft SQL Server Performance

    There are lots of ways to monitor the performance of a SQL server, but here are a couple tried and true methods that have worked for me... Read More

  4. Resizing a VHD

    How to expand a virtual hard drive... Read More

  5. Moving the Default Spooling Directory

    In some scenarios, you may need to move the default spooling location for printers on a system. Here is a quick tutorial on how to do that... Read More

  6. Using the Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer

    There are several ways you can enhance the performance of your Exchange Server. Using the Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer is one of them... Read More

  7. Putting the Crunch on Flaky Terminal Connections

    Flaky terminal server connections can cause a major headache. This article puts the crunch on that with a quick registry edit... Read More

  8. Performing an Offline Defragmentation of Exchange

    One of the best ways to increase the performance of an Exchange Server is to perform an offline defragmentation. Here is how to do it... Read More

  9. Keeping Terminal Server Connections Alive

    Connections to a Windows Terminal Server have a habit of being flaky when left idle for too long. Here is a quick remedy for that... Read More

  10. Enable Viewing of All Processes for Non-Administrative Users on a Terminal Server

    Terminal Servers typically only displays the processes for all users logged on to it to administrators. You can change that with a simple registry hack... Read More

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