Windows Server 2012 How-To & Tips


How To Automatically Run PowerShell Scripts at a Scheduled Time

The trick is to getting your run prompt to run correctly in the Windows Task Scheduler.

How To Disable Windows Server's Auto Lock Feature

Windows Server 2012's most annoying feature can be bypassed -- just not in the way that you would expect.

How To Make Sysprep Work with Windows 10, Part 2

If things do go wrong with your Windows 10 template, here's how to fix it (most of the time).

How To Make Sysprep Work with Windows 10, Part 1

When creating multiple Windows 10 VMs, you might run into some problems …

How To Use PowerShell To Manage System Services

Being able to call up specific variables is key in narrowing down a large data set.

How To Create a For Each Loop in PowerShell

Manage and display specific services with this cmdlet.

How To Expand Your Virtual Machine's Storage Capacity

While the process is somewhat similar when expanding physical capacity, there are a few differences to be aware of.

How To Prepare a Hyper-V VM To Run on Microsoft Azure

Missing a step could cause data to disappear.

How To Limit Hyper-V Virtual Machine CPU Consumption

Many approaches taken with physical hardware can work here as well.

How To Check Hyper-V Replica Health

Keeping the replicas current will ease the backup process if something goes wrong.

How To Enable Shadow Copies in Windows File Server

While the feature does eat up quite a bit of disk space, it's definitely worth it for those with demanding end users.

How To Classify Data in Windows Server 2012 R2

Create custom classification rules using this step-by-step guide.

How To Create File Screens in Windows Server 2012 R2

Get a glimpse into your file servers with this often overlooked tool.

How To Move a Hyper-V Virtual Machine to New Hardware

While the process won't take too much time, it's a bit more complicated than it should be.

How To Inject Files Into a Hyper-V Virtual Machine

Don't have a DVD drive connected to your server? No problem.

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