Admin Tips

Last Updated on 28 Aug. 2014, Total: 282 Knowledge Base Tips

49 Active Directory 26 Sept. 2012
114 Admin 28 Aug. 2014
1 Applications 10 June 2008
3 Exchange 31 May 2009
12 Migration 29 Aug. 2012
19 Miscellaneous 19 June 2012
44 Network 2 Oct. 2012
22 Security 12 July 2012
10 Terminal Servers and Thin Clients 13 March 2013
7 Virtual Platforms 18 May 2013
  1. What is the difference between a Role and a Feature when customizing your Windows 2008 Server?

    Have you ever gone to install something in Windows 2008 Server and you are given the choice between installing a role or a feature? Which do you choose? Let's find out... Read More

  2. When Should You Restart FRS?

    This article discusses the Regsitry entries of File Replication Service and when should you restart the FRS service for the changes to take effect... Read More

  3. When not to use NTFS compression

    NTFS compression usually works fine on client systems, but be careful using it on servers... Read More

  4. When to use GPT disks

    When you should choose GPT disks over MBR... Read More

  5. 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

  6. Which Service Is Responsible To Register A and PTR Records In DNS?

    This article explains the service which is responsible to register DNS Records on behalf of client computers. This tip applies to Windows 7 also... Read More

  7. Why DNS Works On Both TCP and UDP

    This article explains why DNS works on both the protocols; TCP and UDP... Read More

  8. Why is there no CLI Telnet in Windows Server 2008?

    Like me, I am sure you are used to running telnet in Windows. it isn't there anymore in Windows Server 2008. Find out what to do in this article... Read More

  9. Windows Deployment Services and Firewalls

    How to run a WDS server from behind a firewall... Read More

  10. Windows Firewall doesn't filter routed IP traffic

    Here's a tip to save you some frustration if you ever decide to configure a dual-NIC Windows Server computer as an IP router... Read More

  11. Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services Easy Print

    One of the most common reasons people shy away from Terminal Services is it’s horrible printer management scheme. Easy Print is a likely solution to these issues... Read More

  12. Windows Server Backup and New Features In Windows Server 2008

    This article list of new features added to the Windows Server Backup tool in Windows Server 2008... Read More

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