Server Archive

How to Migrate DHCP to Windows Server 2016

Migrating the DHCP service from the old server to the new Windows Server 2016 with saving of all the settings of the old server is quite easy. If the old DHCP server is running Windows Server 2008/R2 or Windows Server 2012/R2, you can directly transfer DHCP settings, zones and

How to Choose Server for Small Business

In this tutorial we will clarify key points that will help you to determine what type of server is the best solution for small business and give a price range for typical server models. Server Basics Although a small server can’t be different from the modern desktop computer, both

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 files truncate automatically, depending on

How to Install and Configure DNS Server on Windows Server 2012

This article is a step by step tutorial on how to install and configure a DNS Server on Windows Server 2012. MS Windows Server 2012 is a great and powerful server OS capable of many different roles and functions. However, to prevent overloading production servers with features and options

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

Renaming a Computer with SQL Server Instance

After SQL Server installation internal SQL Server is based on the host computer name. However, when you are changing the host name, old SQL server name in the metadata (stored in sys.servers ) is not updating automatically. But you don‘t need to reinstall it completely to change the name

How to Setup an FTP Server in Windows 10

Today we will show you how to setup and access an FTP server in Windows 10. At first let’s create an FTP folder. This folder will be accessed by our FTP client. Create it on the desktop or you can create it anywhere on your PC. Once it done,

How to create your own Cloud Storage Server

In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to create your own cloud storage server. Head over to http://www.cloudways.com/ and click on Free Trial. Here enter your email address, your desired password and start free trial. You should get a confirmation email. Click on Activate your account

How to Install and Configure IIS Web Server with PHP support on Windows 8/Server 2012

This guide will show you how to deploy your own IIS Web server, and enable it to run PHP on Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012. Thereafter this platform can help you run most of modern CMS, written in this popular (but not the best) web development language. How

Performing a System State Backup in Windows Server 2003

Follow the instructions below to perform a system state backup in Windows Server 2003. We realize this is an old operating system, but there are a lot of companies (including clients I have recently worked with) still using Windows Server 2003. System State Backup Step 1 Go to the