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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Break Server Core registry to disallow processing of Run and RunOnce entries

    This article will show you how you can disallow processing of Run and RunOnce registry entries. This article applies to Windows Server 2008 Server Core Edition only!... Read More

  5. 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

  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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