Windows Server Archive

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 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

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

How to fix language bar problem in Windows Server 2008/2012 R2

Not so long ago, one of our readers asked us how to fix a problem with his language bar when using RDP session. It doesn’t switch the keyboard layout in the RDP session. Actually, the language icon in the taskbar changes, but next to it appears additional icon, where

Applications deployment by Make and Model using MDT 2013 with SQL

In this article we will show you guys how to configure your SQL database within MDT 2013 Update 1 and configure it to start using the Make and Model section of the database to push out applications by make and model during your deployment. The only way that we know

Add, modify and delete Registry keys using Group Policy

The settings of most applications and a lot of Windows features do not require centralized management by using Group Policy (GPO). But you have to know, that you can customize their settings through the registry. In this article we will show you how to use Group Policy to manage,

How to remove the Welcome to your new Office screen using Group Policies

Hey guys! Today we are going to show you a little bit about MS Office 2013 and Group Policies. We have been deploying MS Office 2013 to some clients and a lot of them have been complaining about this. As soon as you first start Excel, Word or Power

How to Install and Configure phpMyAdmin on IIS in Windows 8/Server 2012

PHPMyAdmin is a web-based open source tool written in PHP designed to help manage MySQL database through the Web browser. Because of this PhpMyAdmin facilitates the management and maintenance of the MySQL database. PhpMyAdmin provides an easy way to use graphic interface to write and execute queries, manage users

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