Tag Archive: Servers

Dec 03

Microsoft’s DHCP Failover

Microsoft‘s DHCP Failover One of the new cool features in Windows Server is DHCP Failover. Think of it as a way to replicate your DHCP across two servers in order to provide failover or load balancing a DHCP Service. DHCP failover in Windows Server® 2012 is a new feature that enables two Microsoft DHCP servers to …

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Dec 03

How to: Delete a DHCP Failover relationship when the partner server is unreachable

How to: Delete a DHCP Failover relationship when the partner server is unreachable One of the latest issues I’ve come across is removing a DHCP Failover relationship. In a previous article I referenced a new Windows Server feature (Error while adding a second DHCP Server) which is DHCP Failover. This is a pretty cool feature …

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Nov 28

Error 0x800f0922 while adding DHCP role on Windows Server

Error 0x800f0922 while adding DHCP role on Windows Server If you are installing the DHCP server role on a Windows Server machine you might get the following 0x800f0922 error message: Feature Installation The request to add or remove features on the specified server failed. Installation of one or more roles, role services, or features failed. …

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Nov 06

How to: Improve the performance / speed of WordPress sites running in IIS

How to: Improve the performance / speed of WordPress running in IIS To be entirely honest I am still struggling with this topic. However I have identified a few points that should help improve the performance / speed of a WordPress site running in IIS. Now, if a distinction should be made it would be …

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Mar 22

How to: Install the Language Packs for SharePoint 2013 to deploy site on a different language

How to: Install the Language Packs for SharePoint 2013 to deploy site on a different language While installing SharePoint 2013 I ran in to several issues that appear to have corrected by installing SharePoint 2013 in English on a Windows 2012 Server in English (same language). I should note I was trying to deploy a SP server in …

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Mar 20

What is www.msftncsi.com?

What is www.msftncsi.com? If you are running a firewall one of the most common sites you’ll run across is www.mstfncsi.com. This is because the url www.msftncsi.com is generally used by Windows machines to verity that there is network connectivity. A Windows machine (Windows 8, Windows 7 and even Windows Vista I believe) will try to …

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Mar 15

What is: fsdmhost.exe

What is: fsdmhost.exe Fsdmhost.exe is the executable file for the Microsoft File Server Data Management Host process. Thus far a lot of people run into this process on a Windows 2012 server because it is in charge of data de-duplication. As most of you would have found out, this process can become resource intensive. The service uses …

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Mar 11

How to: Move Mailboxes to another Exchange Server 2013

How to: Move Mailboxes to another Exchange Server 2013 So again, another fun day thanks to the folks at Microsoft (or my karma… I am really debating on that one). For some reason my CAS server stopped working properly and after spending a whole day trying to figure out why I can’t log back in I …

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Mar 04

How to: Subscribe and Synchronize an Exchange 2010 Edge Server to an Exchange 2013 Server

How to: Subscribe and Synchronize an Exchange 2010 Edge Server to an Exchange 2013 Server As you start migrating towards Exchange 2013 you’ll run across some scenarios like: How to synchronize your existing Edge server with your new Exchange server 2013 How to synchronize a new Edge server with your Exchange server 2013 From what I’ve gathered …

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Jan 20

How to: Move folder replicas to another public folder database

How to: Move folder replicas to another public folder database Another common error to run across when uninstalling Exchange 2010 is the following: Error: Uninstall cannot continue. Database ‘Public Folder Database 1587193804’: The public folder database “Public Folder Database 1587193804” contains folder replicas. Before deleting the public folder database, remove the folders or move the replicas …

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