Admin Tips

Last Updated on 10 Sept. 2015, Total: 290 Knowledge Base Tips

50 Active Directory
119 Admin
1 Applications
3 Exchange
12 Migration
19 Miscellaneous
45 Network
22 Security
10 Terminal Servers and Thin Clients
8 Virtual Platforms
  1. Migrating ADM Files to the New ADMX Format

    The new Group Policy ADMX format is XML-based and provides a myriad of enhancements. Here we look at how to migrate old ADM files to this new format... Read More

  2. Terminal Services Advertising in Windows Server 2008

    This article explains a registry entry for Terminal Services to disable/enable advertising... Read More

  3. How Do You Change The RDP Port No?

    This articles explains a registry entry you can modify to change the default RDP Port No. for Terminal Services... Read More

  4. A Quick Tip To Fix DC SRVs in Active Directory Domain

    This article explains how you can use few simple commands to fix the SRV records of a Domain Controller in an Active Directory Domain... Read More

  5. How To Check If A PSO Has Been Applied To A User Or Group

    Checking users' password policies in Windows Server 2008 domain... Read More

  6. Using Group Policy vs. Registry Tweaks

    Why is it better to use Group Policy to modify the registry than to use Registry Editor itself?... Read More

  7. Issues when moving a drive between servers

    Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 both use NTFS version 5.1. Does this mean that a disk that's used in one platform could be moved to the other and "just work"?... Read More

  8. Issues after disabling administrative shares

    Here are several reasons why you should never disable the default administrative shares on Windows computers, especially in an enterprise (managed) environment... Read More

  9. How To Check If Servers In DMZ Are Up and Running Or Pinging?

    This article explains the steps you have use to make sure the Servers in the DMZ are pinging from a Desktop computer which is running out of the DMZ... Read More

  10. Which DC Is Selected When Promoting A Member Server To DC?

    This article discusses the a mechanism used by the DCPromo.exe to select a DC when promoting a member server to Domain Controller... Read More

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