Category: Windows Server 2012

How to Create a VPN on Windows Server 2012

What is a VPN? A virtual private network (VPN) is a technology for using the Internet or another intermediate network to connect computers to isolated remote computer networks that would otherwise be inaccessible. A VPN provides security so that traffic sent through the VPN connection stays isolated from other computers on the intermediate network. VPNs […]

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5 reasons to use NIC Teaming with Windows Server 2012

  NIC Teaming, also known in the Microsoft world as Load Balancing/Failover (LBFO), allows you to install additional physical Ethernet network adapters (NICs) into your server and “team” or combine them together to make one virtual NIC that provides better performance and fault tolerance. Oops—I just gave away two of my reasons for using NIC […]

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Configuring NIC Teaming in Windows Server 2012 R2

NIC Teaming was a feature we obtained through independent hardware vendors such as Broadcom. A separate piece of software was installed and you went through a GUI to team your interfaces. Sometimes it was easy to do, sometimes it wasn’t. Windows Server 2012 now has NIC Teaming built-in. NIC Teaming is the act of bonding […]

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Windows Server 2012 and DCPromo

  In past versions of Windows Server, after using the GUI to add the Active Directory binaries to your server, you would use DCPromo to promote your server into a Domain Controller. However, DCPromo was deprecated with the release of Server 2012. Installing Active Directory on Server 2012 You can still add the binaries through […]

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Windows Server 2012 – The Basics

Introduction By now you have probably heard that with its Metro interface and redesigned Server Manager, Windows Server 2012 is vastly different from its predecessors. In fact, many administrators initially find themselves having trouble performing even some of the most basic tasks because the interface is so different from what they are used to. That […]

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Windows Server 2012 Essentials Tip: Enable and Configure Media Sharing

While Windows Server 2012 Essentials is most obviously an update for Windows Server Essentials 2011, it also includes some features that make it an excellent next server for Windows Home Server fans. One of these is media sharing, which needs to be enabled first and then configured for optimal use. You’re prompted to set up […]

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Windows Server 2012 Essentials

Windows Server 2012 Essentials is complete and ready for sale, I’d like to step back for a moment and explain its major features and capabilities. As you’ll come to see, Essentials 2012, which consolidates next-generation versions of Windows Small Business Server (Essentials and Standard), Windows Home Server, and Windows Storage Server Essentials into a single […]

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