Admin Tips

Last Updated on 14 Oct. 2015, Total: 291 Knowledge Base Tips

50 Active Directory
119 Admin
1 Applications
3 Exchange
12 Migration
20 Miscellaneous
45 Network
22 Security
10 Terminal Servers and Thin Clients
8 Virtual Platforms
  1. How To Forcefully Close A File On Remote Computer Using Command Line?

    This article explains the steps you can use to close a file forcefully on a remote computer... Read More

  2. Preparing an Existing Domain for a Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller

    Implementing a Windows Server 2008 domain controller in your already existing Windows Server 2003 domain requires a bit of prep work. Here is what needs to be done... Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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