Server core 2008 commands

Task Steps Set the local administrative password At a command prompt, type: Net user administrator * Join a computer to a domain 1. At a command prompt, type on one line: Netdom join %computername% /domain:<domain> /userd:<domain>\username> /password:* 2. Restart the computer. Confirm that the domain has changed At a command prompt, type: Set Remove a…

Authoritative Restoration

  Authoritative Restoration To perform an authoritative restoration, you must first recover AD from a backup by performing the following steps: Restart the domain controller (DC). When you see the menu to select the OS, press F8. From the Windows Advanced Options Menu, select Directory Services Restore Mode, then press Enter Select the Windows  OS,…

WSUS (Windows Server Update Services)

WSUS (Windows Server Update Services) Purpose and Scope Effective patch management is a crucial factor in any IT organization’s change control and security practices. This document serves as a procedural guide to standardize how patches are managed and applied to all servers managed using WSUS software.The procedures documented below not only provide the benefit of…

SNMP Installation on windows server

SNMP Installation on windows server 2012 Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a popular protocol for network management. It is used for collecting information from, and configuring, network devices, such as servers, printers, hubs, switches, and routers on an Internet Protocol (IP) network. Microsoft Windows Server 2003 provides SNMP agent software that works with third-party SNMP management…

Snapshots

Snapshots Pre-reserve state of VM. When a snapshot is created, it is comprised of these files: <vmname>-<number>.vmdk and <vm>-<number>-delta.vmdkA collection of .vmdk and -delta.vmdk files for each virtual disk is connected to the virtual machine at the time of the snapshot. These files can be referred to as child disks, redo logs, or delta links.…