Windows Server Archive

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,

Destination Path Too Long Fix (when Moving/Copying a File)

If you are receiving an error Destination Path Too Long when trying to copy or move a file to a folder, try the quick trick below. The reason you are receiving the error is because File Explorer failed to copy/delete/rename any path-name longer than 256 characters.  The instructions below

How to Migrate Print and Document Services from Windows Server 2012 R2 to Windows Server 2016 Core

This time we will take a closer look on how to migrate print server with the Print and Document Services role installed from Windows Server 2012 R2 to Windows Server 2016 Core. In our scenario, LPR (Line Printer Remote), IPP (Internet Printing Protocol) and WSD (Web Services on Devices)

Using IIS Manager for Remote Administration

Managing multiple IIS servers over RDP can be quite inconvenient, especially if you need to administer dozens of such servers. It is much more convenient to manage IIS servers from a single standard IIS server management console that is installed on your workstation. If you are using Server Core,