Admin Tips

Last Updated on 9 July 2015, Total: 289 Knowledge Base Tips

50 Active Directory
118 Admin
1 Applications
3 Exchange
12 Migration
19 Miscellaneous
45 Network
22 Security
10 Terminal Servers and Thin Clients
8 Virtual Platforms
  1. A Quick Tip to designate a domain controller for client authentications.

    This article explains the use of SRV priority. This applies to Windows 2000, Windows 2003 and Windows Server 2008... Read More

  2. How does Windows Server 2008 resolve Domain Controller Load Balancing problems

    This article discusses a new Group Policy setting which solves the Load Balancing issues with the domain controllers... Read More

  3. Disabling Windows Vista UAC with Group Policy

    User Account Control is one of the premier security features for Windows Vista client systems. There may be some cases where you need it disabled. You can do this with group policy as outlined here... Read More

  4. Changing the Local Administrator Password on Domain Workstations with Group Policy

    Windows Server 2008 Group Policy introduces a lot of flexibility in performing security tasks that often involved a bit more headache. One of these is more control of the administrator account on domain workstations... Read More

  5. Administering the Windows Firewall with Windows Server 2008 Group Policy

    The windows firewall is now more manageable than ever with the group policy options available for it in Windows Server 2008. Here we discuss how to access these... Read More

  6. Promoting Server Core to a Domain Controller

    This quick tip will show you how to promote a Windows Server 2008 Server Core device to domain controller status... Read More

  7. Managing Office 2007 with Group Policy

    Office 2007 provides some great new ways to be managed via group policy. Here is what you have to do to utilize those... Read More

  8. A Quick Tip to make sure Adprep /ForestPrep for Windows Server 2008 has run successfully

    Adprep /ForestPrep must be executed to introduce a Windows Server 2008 in an existing Windows 2000 or Windows 2003 domain environment. This will show you how to make sure that it has run successfully... Read More

  9. Introducing the Read-Only Domain Controller

    A new Windows Server 2008 feature that is drawing great praise is the introduction of the Read-Only Domain Controller. Let’s look at what this means to you... Read More

  10. Creating a Central Store for Group Policy Templates

    Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista utilize the ADMX format for a more efficient group policy implementation in regards to administrative templates. You can better manage administrative templates for group policy by using a central store... Read More

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