Windows Server Archive

Installing WebDAV client on Windows Server 2016

WebDAV (Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning) is an extension of the HTTP/1.1 protocol. The WebDAV protocol allows to access files on the remote server and perform common actions: reading, writing, deleting files. Typically, this protocol is used by users to work together with remote files. Simply put, WebDAV is

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 configure, view and change IIS Log location on Windows Server 2016

Web server IIS 10.0 (Internet Information Services) on Windows Server 2016, as in previous versions, supports storing of HTTP requests and error logs for the sites running on it. IIS log files allow you to simplify the debugging, troubleshooting and optimizing your web sites and applications. You can configure

Configure Access Based Enumeration on Windows Server 2016

By default, when user open some shared network folder, SMB displays full list of files and folders on it (of course only if user have permission to access share). Access Based Enumeration (ABE) allows you to hide specific files and folders for user who don’t have access permission. Access

Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2016

First time data deduplication was introduced in Windows Server 2012. In the Windows Server 2016 represented the 3-rd version of deduplication component, significantly revised and improved. In this article we will take a look at the new deduplication features, settings and how it differs from previous implementations. What’s New

How to Delete IIS Log Files on Windows Server 2012

IIS (Internet Information Services) Web Server on Windows Server generates a sufficiently large amount of log files during its work. The main problem is that by default IIS log files located on the system drive, which usually has a small size. Insufficient space on the system drive may eventually

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

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

Deploy Windows 10 with 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 (deploy

How to backup WSUS database

The Software Update Point (SUP) role in System Center Configuration Manager is closely related and dependent on Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). WSUS database may be located in the Windows Internal Database (WID). In this article we are going to show you how to backup this database in Windows