Post Update: You can get the Final Release version of Windows Server 2012 from this link. Microsoft has released the Release Candidate for Windows Server 2012, (previously codenamed as Windows Server 8). This release came alongside the Windows 8 Release Preview. Windows Server 2012 is the successor of Windows Server 2008 R2. You can download this latest edition from the link given at of this post.
Windows Server 8 is the next generation Server by Microsoft that is bound to act as the game changer in the server market. It comes with many cloud based enhancements, as well as the new Metro UI introduced by Microsoft for its Windows operating systems, including Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. In a previous post I showed you How to install Windows 8 on Virtualbox. In this post I Continue Reading →
Since long Windows Server 2012 has been anticipated by IT professionals, so that they can test out the extravagant new features that enable more scalable and robust server management, with integration of cloud based features. In this post we will walk you through each step involved in the installation of Windows Server 8, followed by an installation video created by us for our readers.
Windows Server 8 is the name of the next generation Windows Server. It is the server version of Microsoft’s latest Windows 8 operating system and is the successor to Windows Server 2008. It comes with a number of improvements, including features that provide a more cloud based options, virtualization, a new interface and other enhancements. Before you can install and start using Windows Server 2012, it is worth checking out Continue Reading →
Post Update: You can get the Final version of Windows Server 2012 from this link. While Windows 8 has been creating a lot of buzz since its release at the Mobile World Congress 2012, Microsoft has also released the beta version of the Windows Server 8 operating system. The final build of Windows Server 8 is expected later this year or in early 2013, however, IT professionals can now download Continue Reading →
To implement Domain policies for Active Directory users, it is first necessary for the client operating system to join a Domain. The policies are implemented after the client computer comes under the umbrella of the Domain itself and logs in from the Domain credentials. In this post I will tell you the two basic methods that can be used for joining a Domain from a Windows 7 client operating system.
It often happens that a user forgets his/her password and instead of asking the Domain Administrator to reset the password, they attempt to login by using the trial and error method. This results in the lock out of their account because of which a user cannot login again, (even with a valid password). An account can also get locked due to synchronization problems between the domain and other systems. Furthermore, Continue Reading →
When creating a user in Active Directory, there are several user account related options that can greatly enhance network security via user authentication and encryption methods. The choices range from a simple password change at first logon, to smart card support. In this post I will tell you what options are available to apply on Active directory users in a Domain environment in Windows Server 2008 and what can be Continue Reading →
Previously I provided you with a guide about “How To Create Windows Server 2008 Domain & Things To Consider”. In this post I will explain the procedure involved in creating Domain users from Active Directory in Windows Server 2008. It is worth mentioning here that the same method more or less applies in many pre-Windows Servers 2008 operating systems, for creating Domain users, (e.g. Windows Server 2003).
In this post I will tell you how to Troubleshoot Windows Server 8. You can also check out my previous post: Complete Guide To New Features Of Windows Server 2012. This post currently contains the troubleshooting information for the latest Windows Server 8 Developer’s Build. I will update this post with more guidelines for newer versions as they become available.