This has been on my to-do list for quite a while. It’s actually dead easy however: Assuming you already have a DHCP server setup and working, install the DHCP role on a second server. Authorise this second DHCP server. On your … Read More »
I have a HP Microserver under the TV running Plex and a few VM’s etc. I also have a Microsoft LifeCam Cinema webcam and I use it for Skype calls with the family on the TV. This wasn’t a problem … Read More »
I recently added a second IP to a VM and had some DPM issues as a result. Upon investigation I would ping the Server by using the original IP, but it would respond from the new IP which the firewall in-between … Read More »
I setup my Windows 2012 RDS box and everything worked well. However, once I published a RemoteApp the RDS server itself went missing from my RDWeb page. A little annoying, but there is a pretty simple fix (found here) Basically, … Read More »
To change from Server 2012 standard to Datacentre edition go to an admin command prompt and run: dism /online /set-edition:ServerDatacenter /productkey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX /AcceptEulaThen either reboot, or schedule a reboot and you’re done.
I had a situation where some users needed a temporary machine, mostly for creating documentation and taking screenshots on a fresh install that hadn’t been modified. I created a desktop pool for some Windows 7 and Windows 8 VM’s and set them … Read More »
Whilst trying to activate Windows Server 2012 in a VM I kept getting an error: Windows couldn’t be activated Error 0x8007232B DNS Name does not exist This was a bit of an issue, and it was a legitimate version of … Read More »
By the looks of things, the option to auto-login is disabled when a box joins a domain, I guess this makes sense security wise. It can be overridden however, using this little utility: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963905.aspx This basically just changes the following … Read More »
Probably doesnt deserve it’s own post, but anyway: c:\>systeminfo Pretty useful.