Tag: Windows Server 2012

Oct 21

How to: Manage Windows Azure AD using Windows PowerShell

How to: Manage Windows Azure AD using Windows PowerShell Obtained from: http://technet.microsoft.com/library/jj151815.aspx Published: March 22, 2013 Updated: July 25, 2013 Applies To: Office 365, Windows Azure, Windows Intune Note When linking to this page, use http://aka.ms/aadposh To comment on this content or ask questions about the information presented here, please use our Feedback guidance. This topic …

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Oct 20

How to: Restore a Deleted Active Directory Object

How to: Restore a Deleted Active Directory Object Obtained from: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd379509(v=ws.10).aspx Step 1: Enable Active Directory Recycle Bin 33 out of 52 rated this helpful – Rate this topic Updated: February 28, 2011 Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2 This step provides instructions for the following tasks: Raising the forest functional level Enabling Active Directory Recycle Bin Raising the …

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Oct 20

How to: Re-enable Remote Desktop with PowerShell after you’ve blocked it with your own firewall rule

How to: Re-enable Remote Desktop with PowerShell after you’ve blocked it with your own firewall rule Obtained from: http://www.hanselman.com/blog/CSIReenablingRemoteDesktopWithPowerShellAfterYouveBlockedItWithYourOwnFirewallRule.aspx   The Big Problem: I set up an Azure virtual machine running Windows Server 2012. I accidentally disabled the Remote Desktop Windows firewall rule (while I was remotely connected). The connection dropped as you would expect. I …

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Mar 20

How to: Resolve the error: The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.LMTRepopulationJob (ID c8a3ba26-d087-4784-ba9c-1cab0e0369a6) threw an exception when using SharePoint 2013

How to: Resolve the error: The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.LMTRepopulationJob (ID c8a3ba26-d087-4784-ba9c-1cab0e0369a6) threw an exception when using SharePoint 2013 I am having a hard time fixing this error. I have reinstalled SharePoint like 10 times, created new databases, different installation options and even resorted to using all English products (Windows Server 2012 and SharePoint 2013) 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 Manage the Remote Desktop Gateway Service in SBS 2011 Standard , SBS 2011 Essentials and Windows Server 2012 Essentials.

How to Manage the Remote Desktop Gateway Service in SBS 2011 Standard , SBS 2011 Essentials and Windows Server 2012 Essentials. Summary Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Windows Server 2012 Essentials installs and configures the Remote Desktop Gateway role for use with the Remote Web Access website. The setup process …

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Mar 10

Why Installation of SharePoint 2013 Prerequisites fails with error “The tool was unable to install Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role” and ” Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role: Configuration Error”.

Why Installation of SharePoint 2013 Prerequisites fails with error “The tool was unable to install Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role” and ” Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role: Configuration Error” Well, another cryptic error message that doesn’t help you resolve your issue at hand. After a bit of digging it turns out …

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Mar 10

How to: Give SharePoint 2013 crawler sufficient rights/permissions to crawl file shares

How to: Give SharePoint 2013 crawler sufficient rights/permissions to crawl file shares Symptoms Consider the following scenario: You create file shares on a Windows Server 2012 server. You set up a Microsoft SharePoint 2013 crawler on the file shares, and you assign Read permissions to the crawler. You crawl the file shares by using SharePoint Server 2013. …

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Mar 09

How to: Enable Kerberos Authentication on a SharePoint 2013 Server

How to: Enable Kerberos Authentication on a SharePoint 2013 Server So… As I was installing SharePoint 2013 it asked me if I wanted NTLM or Kerberos authentication, and indicated that Kerberos was the way to go. Little caveat: You might need to do some additional configuration. After doing some research it seems their definition of …

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Jan 18

How to: Resolve errors 13 and 12292 on Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and stop Virtual Machines from going into Save state

How to: Resolve errors 13 and 12292 on Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and stop Virtual Machines from going into Save state I recently installed Windows Server 2012 and with it an hardware RAID card in order to consolidate storage and host several VMs. The problem I am facing is that my virtual machines sporadically …

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