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Manage Servers using Server Manager in Windows 8.1

Learn how to manage servers using Server Manager in Windows 8.1 in this how-to article by Petri IT Knowledgebase Contributing Editor Russell Smith.

Aug 19, 2014|Russell Smith


Configure DNS forwarders in Windows Server 2012 R2

In part two of our series on DNS forwarding, learn how to configure DNS forwarders in Windows Server 2012 R2 using the Windows GUI and the command prompt.

Jul 17, 2014|Daniel Petri

Windows Server

9 Essential Tools for Linux Administration

Need to manage a Linux server? Stuart Burns has a list of essential Linux administration tools that will make your admin tasks a bit easier.

Jul 16, 2014|Stuart Burns


Using the Windows Server Security Configuration Wizard Part 1: Evaluating Risk and Creating a New Security Policy

Learn how to create custom security policies for Windows Server using the Security Configuration Wizard and how to evaluate risks associated with new policies.

Jun 18, 2014|Russell Smith


Install PowerShell Web Access in Windows Server 2012

Make remote administration easy with a PowerShell Remote Access Gateway in Windows Server 2012. Learn how in this handy how-to article!

Apr 23, 2014|Russell Smith

Active Directory

Check Certificate Authority Health in Windows Server 2012 R2 Using PKIVIEW

In this easy Ask an Admin, find out how to check the status of your enterprise certification authorities using the Enterprise PKI (PKIVIEW) tool.

Apr 17, 2014|Russell Smith

Active Directory

How to Manage a Windows Server 2008 DC Using the Active Directory Administrative Center (ADAC)

Install the Active Directory Management Gateway on Windows Server 2008 and 2003 and learn to manage them using ADAC and Windows PowerShell Module for AD!

Apr 1, 2014|Russell Smith


Top Performance Tuning Tips for Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V

Kick your Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V performance up a notch! Check out our top tips to fine-tune the performance of your Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V.

Feb 3, 2014|Aidan Finn

Active Directory

How to Install the Active Directory PowerShell Module on a Member Server

In this Ask an Admin, learn two ways to install the Active Directory PowerShell module on a member server.

Jan 16, 2014|Russell Smith

Windows Server 2012

Using DHCP Policy-Based Assignment in Windows Server 2012

Use DHCP policy-based assignment in Windows Server 2012 to simplify network management.

Oct 3, 2013|Russell Smith

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