How to hide specific OU in Active Directory

The first thing you see while opening Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) snap-in is AD containers (Organization Unit, OU), in which user accounts, computers and groups are placed. Depending on the size and organizational structure, number of OU in Active Directory can be

Deploy MS Office 2016 Using MDT 2013

Today we will show you how to deploy Microsoft Office 2016 on clients computers using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013. We assume that you are already read our previous article, which describes how to install MDT 2013 and the Windows Deployment Services role on Windows

Configure Virtual Machine Automatic Startup on VMware ESXi

By default, virtual machines located on VMWare ESXi or VMware Hypervisor is not starting automatically at the host boot. This means that after the ESXi host reboot (planned restart or crash, for example, caused by a power failure), Administrator have to manually start all

Configure NTP Time Sync using Group Policy

The Windows Time service (despite its apparent simplicity) is the basis for the normal functioning of Active Directory domain. In properly configured AD environment Time service operates as follows: users computers receive the exact time from nearest domain controller which they are registered, all

Installing Active Directory Snap-in on Windows 10

One of the main Active Directory domain management tools is the MMC snap-in Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC). To work with ADUC snap-in in Windows 10, you need first to install the Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT). The RSAT includes various utility

Active Directory Database File Compaction and Defragmentation

Active Directory is a non-relational database and its size increasing over time, the database takes more and more disk space. If you remove the objects from Active Directory, the size of database file will not be changed, but the free space (white space) can

How to Enable Use of Saved Credentials for RDP Connection

When you are connecting to remote system using native Microsoft RDP client (mstsc.exe), you have the ability to save login credentials in order to not to enter them each time. Also there is one more important thing. If your connection is from domain computer

How to Truncate SQL Server 2012 Transaction Logs

Transaction logs in SQL Server 2012 tend to grow over time, which can sometimes fill all your available disk space. To avoid this, SQL Server has a log truncating operation (free up space in the logical log for reuse of the transaction log). Log

How to Reset TeamViewer ID

After installing TeamViewer and first connection to the network, program receives a unique identification number (ID). It allows you to perform a remote connection to your computer. If you are using a free version of TeamViewer to connect to different computers (commercial purposes), here

Integrate WSUS Offline Updater with MDT 2013 to Deploy Windows 10

In this article we will show you how to slipstream updates gained using WSUS Offline Updater, inside Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013 task sequences to deploy fully patched Windows 10 image over network. The first thing you need to do — download the latest