Category Archives: WINDOWS SERVER


Deploy a Docker Container in Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2016 includes native support for Docker-based containers. Here’s the way to install and deploy Windows Server-based containers. A container image is a lightweight, stand-alone, executable package of a piece of software that includes everything needed to run it: code, runtime, system tools, system libraries, settings. Available for both Linux and Windows based apps, containerized software will… Read More »

Migrate Active Directory Server 2012 R2 to Server 2016

I have written this article to help you migrate your existing Active Directory Domain Controller which is running on Windows Server 2012 R2 to Windows Server 2016. So, let’s get started! This is very straight forward process, but make sure you test it 1st in your Test Environment. I’m using 2 Hyper-V Machine, which is my Previous domain Server ( 1- Login… Read More »

Install MultiPoint Services in Windows Server 2016

What is MultiPoint Services (MPS) role? The MultiPoint Services (MPS) role replaces the well-known Windows MultiPoint Server 2012. This role enables multiple users to share simultaneously one single computer. In turn, each user has its own independent Windows experience. The users can use low-cost station hardware such as USB, video card, or local area network (LAN) to connect… Read More »

Rename Domain Name in Windows Server 2016

You can use the domain rename process to change the names of your domains, and you can also use it to change the structure of the domain trees in your forest. This process involves updating the Domain Name System (DNS) and trust infrastructures as well as Group Policy and service principal names (SPNs). The ability to rename domains… Read More »

DHCP Failover in Windows Server 2016

What is DHCP Failover? enables two Microsoft DHCP servers to share service availability information with each other, providing DHCP high availability. DHCP failover works by replicating IP address leases and settings in one or more DHCP scopes from a primary DHCP server to a failover partner server. All scope information is shared between the two DHCP servers, including… Read More »

Reset Administrator Password in Windows Server 2016

Disclaimer : This step has nothing to do with Hacking and Break into your Server, this is just for educational purposes. I’m not responsible for any damages caused by you.! IT Administrator sometimes just forgot our Window Server password, so in this post, I’ll show you a very easy steps how you can reset your Administrator Password just by using Command Prompt.… Read More »

Implementing DNS Security in Windows Server 2016

Since DNS is a critical network service, as a Server Administrator you must protect it as much as possible. A number of options are available for protecting the DNS server, including : • DNS cache locking • DNS socket pool • DNSSEC Before we start the step by step to implement the DNS Security, lets go through a theory behind this technology. DNS… Read More »

Implementing Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2016

Technology description Storage Spaces enables cost-effective, highly available, scalable, and flexible storage solutions for business-critical (virtual or physical) deployments. Storage Spaces delivers sophisticated storage virtualization capabilities, which empower customers to use industry-standard storage for single computer and scalable multi-node deployments. It is appropriate for a wide range of customers, including enterprise and cloud hosting companies, which use Windows… Read More »

How to use offline Domain join (djoin.exe) Active Directory in Windows Server 2016

Offline domain join scenario overview Offline domain join is a new process that computers that run Windows® 10 or Windows Server® 2016 can use to join a domain without contacting a domain controller. This makes it possible to join computers to a domain in locations where there is no connectivity to a corporate network. For example, an organization… Read More »

Installing & Configuring DirectAccess in Windows Server 2016

How DirectAccess Works When a client provisioned for DirectAccess is outside of the corporate network, it will automatically attempt to establish a secure remote connection to the DirectAccess server over the Internet. The DirectAccess connection takes place at the machine level and requires no user interaction. Most commonly, the DirectAccess client will be on the IPv4 Internet, so an… Read More »

Implementing NIC Teaming in Windows Server 2016

What is NIC Teaming? NIC Teaming allows you to combine up to 32 network adapters and then use them as a single network interface. NIC Teaming provides redundancy, allowing network communication to occur over the combined network interface even when one or more of the network adapters fail. The combination of network adapters also increases the bandwidth available… Read More »

Configuring Scripts with GPOs in Windows Server 2016

Group Policy settings for applying scripts You can use Group Policy scripts to perform a number of tasks. There might be actions that you need to perform every time a computer starts up or shuts down, or when users sign in or sign out. For example, you can use scripts to: • Clean up desktops when users sign out… Read More »