Category Archives: WINDOWS SERVER 2016

WINDOWS SERVER 2016

Configuring Group Policy Preferences Printers and Power Options in Windows Server 2016

What are Group Policy preferences? Group Policy preferences include more than 20 Group Policy extensions that expand the range of configurable settings within a GPO. You now can use Group Policy preferences to apply a number of settings that previously applied to scripts, such as drive mappings and shared printers. Windows operating systems later than Windows Server 2008… Read More »

How to Configuring Authentication-Related Audit Policies in Windows Server 2016

What is Audit Authentication? Auditing is an important security component. Windows Server 2016 domain controllers and other servers log security-related events to the Security log, where you can monitor and identify issues that might warrant further investigation. Auditing can log successful activities to provide documentation of changes. It also can log failed and potentially malicious attempts to access… Read More »

How to Install and Configure Work Folder in Windows Server 2016

simple way to manage files that exist on a bunch of different workstations and personal devices. The work folder will act as a host and synchronize the users’ files to this location so they can access their file from inside or outside the network. This differs from File Server or DFS Namespaces in that these are client-hosted file.… Read More »

How to Manage File Server using FSRM File Screening in Windows Server 2016

What is  File Server Resource Manager? File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) is an important addition that’s configurable with the File and Storage Services role. It includes several additional capabilities that make it easier to manage a file server: creating and managing quota policies Creating and managing fle screen policies Viewing reports SMTP Server Must Be Configured For FSRM to… Read More »

Create a Snapshot of AD DS by using NTDSUTIL in Windows Server 2016

what’s snapshot and what’s NTDSUTIL? Manages snapshots of the volumes that contain the Active Directory database and log files, which you can view on a domain controller without starting in Directory Services Restore Mode (DSRM). You can also run the snapshot subcommand on an Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) server. In the command-line tool Ntdsutil.exe, you can use the snapshot subcommand to manage the… Read More »

How to Share Files and Folders in Windows Server 2016?

Sharing folders makes them accessible to network users and probably you need to do. After you’ve configured disks on the server, you must share files/disks to enable network users to access files and disks. When sharing files and folders also you can enable administrators and clients to access the files, folders offline even when the server is off. Sharing… Read More »

Install Windows Server 2016 on Hyper-v Complete Guide

Virtualization has been a successful testing and lab tool recently. Currently virtualization is used in enterprise networks for running virtual servers especially DNS and DHCP servers. It has many advantages for the company. I list some of them below. Less hardware requirements: You install a server on a powerrful physical server and enable the Hyper-v and install more servers. Easy… Read More »

Install & Configure Print Services in Windows Server 2016

Printing and file sharing are the essential sectors for users, groups, organizations in a network. Like in a network, there are a large number of printers with different varieties and there are an enormous number of groups, users who need to use. As an administrator, you should know how to install and configure print services in Windows Server to… Read More »

How to Backup Active Directory Fully in Windows Server 2016?

Managing network is a critical task in the networking world but not much tough with active directory. The Active Directory was first time introduced in Windows Server 2000 for centralized domain management. Before the active directory, Microsoft had added tools to manage users, computers but they were not as efficient as active directory. The Active Directory Services (AD DS) or directly… Read More »

Create DHCP Server Scope on Windows Server 2016 step-by-step

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Server is one of the critical parts of today’s enterprise networks. When somebody request for IP (Internet Protocol), instead of a network administrator, a server distributes IP for the device. It is more effective and less expensive. Also, DHCP server provides more information to the clients such as default gateway, subnet mask. DHCP allows… Read More »

Initial Configuration of Group Policy Procedure

The Group Policy (GP) is the center of change and configuration features in Windows operating system. Also, You can specify settings for both users and computers inside your network. Settings include registry-based policies, security, script, and software installation. Group Policy affects groups of users or computers. Hence it is called Group Policy. You simply make a policy and… Read More »

Add Additional Domain Controller to Existing Domain step by step

As you know, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) is installed on a server that is called Domain Controller (DC). You can add dozens of domain controllers to an active directory for load balancing, fault tolerance, etc purposes. All the domain controllers should contain the same contents like user accounts, computer accounts, etc for working as a group. They… Read More »