Category Archives: Wintel

How to install Windows Server 2019 (step by step)

By | January 25, 2020

Windows Server 2019 is the latest server operating system from Microsoft with bunch of new features. In a way, Microsoft is in bit hurry because most of the organizations are still getting familiar with Windows 2012. Three years back Microsoft came with Windows Server 2016 and within two years with Windows Server 2019. In this… Read More »

Step by step process to create your first VM in Hyper-V – Part II

By | January 22, 2020

In last post you got an idea about creating a blank VM template in Hyper-V. In this post, we will see how to mount the ISO image in the newly created VM and few other necessary steps. After you create a VM as per previous post you can see a newly created VM in Hyper-V… Read More »

Step by step process to create your first VM in Hyper-V – Part I

By | January 18, 2020

In last post we have discussed how to convert your Windows 10 machine as Hyper-V Host. After configuring the Hyper-V host, the first thing we need to do is to create a VM. Follow the below steps to create a new VM in your Hyper-V host. Right click on your connected Hyper-V host and select… Read More »

Convert your Windows 10 machines as Hyper-V Host

By | January 13, 2020

In last post you got an idea about Type-1 and Type-2 Hypervisor. If you want to setup a small lab in your laptop or computer, you need Type-2 Hypervisor. I have been using VMware Workstation and Oracle VirtualBox since long time to setup my lab. However when you install these software, your system become bit… Read More »

Difference between Type-1 and Type-2 Hypervisor

By | January 10, 2020

Hypervisors are used to host virtual machines but the most common question people generally ask about the types of hypervisor. There are many companies who deal with Hypervisors but mainly there are three players: VMware Microsoft Citrix All of them have both Type-1 and Type-2 hypervisor. Now question is what are they? What is the… Read More »

Domain Controller decommission – step by step process to identify Apps, connected to a specific DC

By | January 8, 2020

In last post, you got the basic about why we need to identify the hardcoded application with a DC. In this post, we will see how we can do it. There are mainly three parts: Change in local Gropup Policy Change in Windows Registry Increase the size of Directory Services logs Always remember: Don’t enable… Read More »

Domain Controller decommission – Understand LDAP dependencies

By | January 5, 2020

Whenever we add a new Domain Controller (DC) in an existing Active Directory domain, we really don’t need to worry. But when we plan to remove any existing DC, we have to identify the dependencies before decommissioning. In a large environment, a DC handles hell lot of requests from various computer, users and application and… Read More »