Windows Server Archive

How to Backup WSUS Database?

The Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) role, which first appeared in Windows Server 2008 (previously WSUS was installed as a separate app, Software Update Services), allows system administrators to manage the installation of updates and security patches for Microsoft products on computers in the corporate network. The WSUS database

How to Install phpMyAdmin on IIS in Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016?

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 databases,

How to Install and Configure DNS Server on Windows Server 2016/2012 R2?

This article is a step by step tutorial on how to install and configure a DNS Server on Windows Server 2016 /2012 R2. Also we will show you how to create forward and reverse lookup zones. For a start, we’ll also take a look at what’s the DNS service

How to Set Up and Configure Failover Cluster On Windows Server 2016?

Failover cluster is a feature of Windows Server that allows you to group multiple independent servers into a single failover cluster with high availability and scalability. In this article, we will show you how to create a simple three-node failover cluster configuration running Windows Server 2016 Datacenter or Standard

Configuring DHCP Load Balancing on Windows Server 2016

DHCP servers are one of the key elements of the network infrastructure. However, unlike DNS servers or domain controllers, before the release of Windows Server 2012, Windows Server didn’t have the integrated mechanisms for the DHCP role high availability and load balancing. Earlier the high availability task was solved

How to Configure DFS Replication on Windows Server 2016?

This manual describes how to configure DFS data replication in the Active Directory domain on servers running Windows Server 2016. There are two types of Distributed File System (DFS): Namespace DFS – DFS allows you to create virtual directory trees that unite shared folders across the network. It is

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 client’s computers for Windows 10 Image basic deployment through the network (deploy Windows 10

How to Configure Radius Server on Windows Server 2016

RADIUS (Remote Authentication in Dial-In User Service) is a network protocol for the implementation of authentication, authorization and collection of information about the resources used, designed to transfer information between the central platform and equipment. In this article we’ll show you how to configure the centralized RADIUS server based

Active Directory Temporary Group Membership on Windows Server 2016

Often some access rights in Active Directory must be granted temporarily, for a certain period of time. In order to avoid the need to monitor the validity of the issued authorities, they can be created initially temporary. To create temporary permissions in AD there are special mechanisms — Temporary Group

How to Login with a Local Account instead of Domain Account

This is something that we use every day. It is a short little trick to login with a local user account instead of a domain account. By default, when a username is entered into a domain joined machine, and there is also a local account with the same name,