Tag Archives: Window Server 2012

Configure IP Address with PowerShell Windows Server

The IP address configuration is easy when you configure it using GUI. But do you know how to configure IP address using PowerShell or even command prompt (cmd)? Good if you know, but if you don’t know just follow this step by step article about configure IP address using PowerShell. I have wrote an article about configure IP… Read More »

Manage File Server using FSRM File Screening in Windows Server 2012 R2

In this post, lets go through a step by step on how to manage our Office File Server using FSRM File Screening in Server 2012 R2. Before we start, let’s understand first what Is FSRM & File Screening Management? FSRM (File Server Resource Manager) is a set of tools that allow administrator to understand, control, and manage the… Read More »

Create a GPO for advanced auditing in Windows Server 2012 R2

Today lets go through a very simple guide on how to create a Group Policy Object (GPO) for advanced auditing in Server 2012 R2… Before we start, take a note that auditing logs report a variety of activities in your enterprise to the Windows Security Log. You can then monitor these auditing logs to identify issues that warrant further investigation.… Read More »

Deploying Server 2012 R2 Core using Windows Deployment Services (WDS)

Today lets go through a bit long process on how to deploy Windows Server using Windows Deployment Services (WDS). 1st, what’s WDS?  Windows Deployment Services is a server role provided with Windows Server 2012 R2. It provides the following functions: • Enables you to perform network-based installations. • Simplifies the deployment process. • Supports deployment to computers that have no current operating… Read More »

Installing and Configuring a RODC in Windows Server 2012 R2

Today lets go through a step by step on how you as Server Admin can install & configure RODC using Windows Server 2012 R2 in your environment. But 1st, let see what is RODC all about, a little bit of explanation… RODC @ Read-Only Domain Controllers – provide an alternative to a fully writable domain controller. In many scenarios, such… Read More »

Enable DHCP Name Protection in Windows Server 2012 R2

What Is DHCP Name Protection? As a Server Administrator, you should protect the names that DHCP registers in DNS on behalf of other systems from being overwritten by other systems that use the same names. You should also protect the names from being overwritten by systems that use static IP that conflict with DHCP-assigned addresses when they use unsecure DNS, and when DHCP is not… Read More »

Install & Configure Work Folder in Windows Server 2012 R2

More and more our staff want to use their own gadget such as smart phones and tablets to access corporate data files while out of the office. Work Folders in Server 2012 R2 / windows 8.1, allows our users to store and access work files from anywhere while complying with corporate policies. Work Folders use a new synchronization protocol to synchronize corporate data to… Read More »

Configuring Central Store GPO in Windows Server 2012 R2

Many big company might have many GPOs with multiple IT administrators that manage them. When an IT administrator edits a GPO, the template files are pulled from the local workstation. The central store provides a single folder in SYSVOL that contains all of the templates required to create and edit GPOs. So what’s the Central Store all about?? If your company has… Read More »

Install & Configure Printer Pool in Windows Server 2012 R2

What Is Printer Pooling? Printer pooling combines multiple physical printers into a single logical unit. To client computers, the printer pool appears to be a single printer. When jobs are submitted to the printer pool, any available printer in the printer pool can process them. Printer pooling increases the scalability and availability of network printing. If one printer in the pool is unavailable (for example,… Read More »

Configuring Shadow Copies in Windows Server 2012 R2

What Are Shadow Copies? A shadow copy is a snapshot of a set of data, such as a file or folder. Shadow copies provide the capability to recover files and folders based on snapshots of storage drives. After a snapshot is taken, you can view and potentially restore previous versions of files and folders from that snapshot. A shadow copy does not make a… Read More »

Implementing File Sharing Permissions in Windows Server 2012 R2

What Are File Permissions? You assign file permissions to files or folders on a storage volume that you format with NTFS or ReFS. The permissions that you assign to files and folders govern user access to them. There are several key points to remember, with respect to file permissions, including that you can: • Configure file permissions for an individual file or folder,… Read More »

Install & Configure ADFS in Windows Server 2012 R2

Active Directory Federation Services (AD S) in the Windows Server 2012 R2 OS provides flexibility for organizations that want to enable their users to log on to applications that are located on a local network, at a partner company, or in an online service. With ADFS, your company can manage its own user accounts, and users only have to remember one set of… Read More »