For some time now I assist a customer with his Global Request Management. People repeatedly ask me the following questions: How much RAM can Windows 2008 R2 Standard Edition and Windows 2012 R2 Standard Edition manage? Which server edition supports Microsofts Failover Cluster? Which server edition do I need to use the option of DFS […]
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The search-component of SharePoint 2010 is one of the central ones and needs individual adaption after installation. When not individualizing the search, all components of the “search topology” will be installed on one server. Microsoft recommends distributing these components across servers to guarantee a load sharing and reliability. With small to medium SharePoint farms the […]
While browsing the Microsoft Script Center I found a really helpful PowerShell script by Alexandre Augagneur. With this script you can get the following information and even export it: When was the schema created Number of the schema objects Times the schema was updated Comparison of the schema objects with Microsoft products (CSV file based) […]
We are currently working on a project including the implementation of SharePoint 2013. During the provisioning of the SharePoint search we faced several errors. Luckily log files are created containing the error messages. With their help we found the errors and solved them. There is a tool for the analysis of SharePoint log-files with which […]
How to make shutdown, restart and logoff a tile on Windows 8.1 Even if the usability improved from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 you might want a propper program tile for these functions. A quick way is to create a Shutdown tile is to use PowerShell.
In the last couple of weeks some of our customers repeatedly had strange problems with a disabled firewall service. Do not disable the service of Windows Firewall. Better switch the “Firewall state” to off instead.
At a customer’s I faced the task of having to configure an account with Autologon for a Windows Server 2008 R2.The last time I had done this was for a Windows 2003 Server. I had to realize that the process had changed a little. Here are all necessary steps to take:
We repeatedly faced problems with the creation of a new cluster.The problem appeared in combination with modified rights delegation in Active Directory with a Windows 2008 Failover Cluster.
What many administrators do not know:Authenticated domain users can add up to 10 new computer objects to the domain by default. In some environments this may not be wanted though for security reasons.
A PowerShell script to analyze and report active and inactive AD objects. How the script was made and what to take care of.
- PowerShell: Find active computer objects
- Nesting groups in Active Directory
- Create home directory and grant permissions with PowerShell
- Creating an individual random password with PowerShell
- Retrieve Active Directory subnets with PowerShell
- Editing users of other domains – with PowerShell
- Azure Basics: Connecting with Azure (PowerShell)
- PowerShell Custom Objects
- Logon Script does not start on Windows Server 2012 R2 domain
- IsMember – Check group membership in Active Directory