Tag Archive: Windows Server

Mar 01

How to: “Change product key” in Windows 8 or in Windows Server 2012

How to: “Change product key” in Windows 8 or in Windows Server 2012 I’ve learned over the years to not activate a Windows product until I am confident it is stable. I say that because I used to activate Windows right after installation and either because of third party update, malfunctioning hardware, etc. I had …

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Mar 02

How to: Install Office 365 ProPlus / Business on a RDS Server (Terminal Server / MultiPoint Server) using Shared Computer Activation – Office 2013 version

How to: Install Office 365 ProPlus / Business on a RDS Server (Terminal Server / MultiPoint Server) using Shared Computer Activation – Office 2013 version Here you can find the Office 2016 version/instructions: How to: Install Office 365 ProPlus / Business on a RDS Server (Terminal Server / MultiPoint Server) using Shared Computer Activation – Office …

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Nov 19

Ubuntu 14.04 and above in a Generation 2 Hyper-V Virtual Machine (VM)

Ubuntu 14.04 and above in a Generation 2 Hyper-V Virtual Machine (VM) As most of you know, a Generation 2 Hyper-V Virtual Machine is generally reserved for Windows 2012 or 64 bit versions of Windows 8 as the New virtual Machine Wizard specifies: Generation 2 This virtual machine generation provides support for features such as …

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Feb 17

Resolved: Essentials Server Integration must be done on the Domain Controller

Resolved: Essentials Server Integration must be done on the Domain Controller Recently we performed a migration from our on premise Exchange server to Microsoft’s cloud solution: Exchange Online. Because of that I wanted to perform an integration at the domain controller level using Windows Server Essentials Experience. Unfortunately whether I tried using a member server …

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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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Aug 20

SQL Server 2012: How to copy a database from one server to another using the Copy Database Wizard

SQL Server 2012: How to copy a database from one server to another using the Copy Database Wizard I was provisioning my SQL box when I found I didn´t need an already provisioned Windows Server box I had used for Exchange 2013. Lazy enough I installed SQL Server 2012 on my already installed Windows box. …

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Mar 20

What is http://adminwebservice.microsoftonline.com?

What is http://adminwebservice.microsoftonline.com? The web address: http://adminwebservice.microsoftonline.com is generally used by applications like the Windows Azure Active Directory Sync tool (to sync with Microsoft’s online Azure AD service) to authenticate against those services.

Mar 16

How to: Resolve Windows error 0x8004FE33 indicating client activation failure

How to: Resolve Windows error 0x8004FE33 indicating client activation failure I’ve been having a few issues with my SharePoint 2013 installation which has forced me to dive into the event log to see what possible errors might be occurring. One of those was error 0x8004FE33. It turns out this had nothing to do with my problems, it was …

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