Category Archives: Windows Server 2012

Enable Powershell Remoting on Windows server 2008 R2 and 2012

Powershell Remoting is very impressive feature from Windows server 2008 R2 / Powershell 2.0, it allows to run any PowerShell commands or access full PowerShell sessions on remote Server unlike the older native commands that run on the same server where the command been executed , so it’s powerful and easy to run a function from multiple system with less … [Continue reading]

Monitor NTLM authentication delays and issues on Windows 2008 and 2012

Events to track authentication delays and issues: Finally we have new event log entries that can track NTLM authentication delays and issues in Windows Server 2008 R2, in a complex environment with multiple Forests and multiple Domains NTLM authentication request will be more and it’s difficult to monitor and track the Bottlenecks

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Compare Installed Windows Security Patches with other Servers

How to compare Installed Windows Security Patches with different Servers: If you are troubleshooting Windows server 2003, 2008 ans 2012 issues and you may have a working server and not working server, want to check is any patches are missing compared to working server? Use the below PowerShell command to compare installed patches between two servers

Normally we use to … [Continue reading]

Shortcut Keys for Windows server 2012 and 2012 R2

If you new to Windows server 2012 and 2012 R2 you might find difficulty to run some of the essential tasks like, Run, CMD, and even to shut down and logoff the server, how do we do a basic  server administration work on Windows server 2012? Even administrative tool are removed, unable to see run, CMD and start menu in … [Continue reading]

Differences between Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

Sound’s confusing right? We have two different versions of Hyper-V, one is Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2, it’s a standalone version of Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V (standalone hypervisor) and second one is Hyper-V can be installed on top of Windows Server and licensing Difference on each versions

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 is free, yes … [Continue reading]

Difference between windows server 2012 and R2

Windows server 2012 R2 brings many new features and enhancements to windows server world compared to older version windows server 2012, will discuss major difference between windows server 2012 and windows server 2012 R2 and some of the very innovative Windows Server 2012 R2 Features and improvements, also see Windows Server 2012 Fetures and Difference between windows server 2008 and [Continue reading]

Active Directory Features in Windows Server 2012

Active Directory 2012 features on Windows Server 2012 and R2: I am going to discuss about Windows Server 2012 Active Directory feature, as per my understanding newer version has not have many new features however Microsoft has improved the features of Active Directory 2008 in Active Directory 2012 List of improvement compare to the earlier version Active Directory 2008, also … [Continue reading]