How to change Windows Update settings using SCONFIG

Validate your current WU settings using SCONFIG To determine what updates your machine has already installed, follow these steps: Open a command prompt with Admin permissions. Type sconfig and press Enter. NOTE: There may be a short pause as the tool inspects your system.   Option #5 shows the current configuration of your Windows Update settings.   Change your Windows Update Settings To […]

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How to set up DFS Namespaces in Windows Server 2016

In this guide we will setup and configure DFS ( Distributed File System ) Namespaces in Windows Server 2016. DFS allows you to setup shared folders hosted on different servers into one or more logically structured namespaces. Each namespace appears to users as a single shared folder with a series of subfolders. This setup increases availability and automatically connects users […]

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How to Create A Windows Server Container

To create a basic Windows Container, I’ll use the docker run command which will create a Windows Nano Server 2016 Container without a specific name. open port or any other customization. The -it switch will automatically enter you Into the Container terminal docker run -it microsoft/nanoserver To create a Windows Container with a custom name and port 80 open I’ll […]

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9 Things That Will Help You Understand Windows Containers

What Is Windows Containers? Windows Containers Is a new Server Technology that allows us to run a clean Instance of Windows Server on the same Host. Windows Containers are not VMs because they share the kernel with the container host and all other containers running on it. Windows Containers keep a sandbox file that records all the changes that are […]

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Disable The Firewall On A Windows Nano Server Using PowerShell

In this article, I’ll show you how to disable the Windows Firewall on A Windows Nano Server 2016. Below, you will see two methods to do it one using Netsh and the second using Set-NetFirewallProfile (PowerShell) you can use either of them. To disable the firewall connect to your Nano Server using PowerShelland run the line below to disable the Firewall: netsh […]

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How To Change Windows Nano Server 2016 DNS Server IP Address

In this article, I’ll show you how to modify \ Change the existing DNS Server IP address on a Windows Nano Server 2016. To complete this operation, You will need to connect to the Server with an admin account and use Remote PowerShell. To get started, I’ve connected to my Nano Server using PowerShell Remote. Once connected, I’ll need to find […]

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