Miscellaneous Archive

Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2012 R2

In this tutorial we will show you a fast and easy way to configure Data Deduplication via Powershell. At first we need to add role for deduplication: Import-Module ServerManager Add-WindowsFeature -name FS-Data-Deduplication Import-Module Deduplication Now we need to enable deduplication (this time on E: drive). Enable-DedupVolume E: -UsageType Default

How to Backup and Restore Windows 10 Firewall Settings

This time we are going to show how you can easily backup and restore Windows 10 Firewall settings. It can be useful when you want to reset your Firewall settings, reinstall them or whatever, but want to keep your current Firewall settings and configuration. At first we need to

How to Convert Windows ESD File to Windows WIM File

In this tutorial we will show you how to convert ESD file to Windows WIM file using Command Prompt. ESD file is a new thing within Windows 10 OS, that Microsoft is pushing out. ESD files used when installing software upgrades, they are not to be opened manually (unless

How to Install VPN Server on Windows Server 2012 R2

In this article we will take a look on how to install VPN server on Windows Server 2012 R2. VPN (virtual private network) technology is used to create a direct connection between computers that placed in different subnets. For example, you can use VPN when it is necessary to

Fix Trust relationship failed issue without domain rejoining

In this article we will discuss the causes of “Trust relationship failed …” error and some solutions on how to restore secure channel between workstation and domain. In what case we can get this error? For example, when user is trying to login to workstation or server with domain

How to Mount Windows Folder into VMware ESXi

In this article we will take a look on how to connect a network folder from Windows 2012 R2 Server as a datastore on the VMware ESXi host and use it to store files of your virtual machines (VMs) or ISO images. VMWare ESXi cannot work directly with Windows

Geeky Weather Forecast

Hey guys! Take a look at this pretty geeky weather forecast service we have found! This console service is for those of you, who get tired of weather forecast services with slow performance and millions of ad banners and teasers. This service will be useful for those of you,

How to Install and Configure vsFTPd on CentOS 7

This time we will take a look on how we can set up vsFTPd FTP server on CentOS 7. FTP will be useful for every organization and services, for example to manage your website or use it like a downloadable data storage for clients. So let`s start. The first

How to Get List of Installed Programs in Windows 10

In this simple guide we will show you two different ways of how to get list of all installed programs in Windows 10, 8 or Windows 7 using built-in command line tools. When it may be necessary? For example, the list of installed programs can be useful when you

Deploy Windows 10 using MDT 2013 and WDS

In this article we will show you how to install and configure WDS role, MDT 2013 and Windows ADK on Windows Server 2012 R2 and use it to network PXE (Preboot Execution Environment) boot of clients computers for Windows 10 Image basic deployment Windows 10 through the network. We