Category: Windows

How to Download a VM as an OVF Using Windows

Downloading a copy of your VM (Virtual Machine) to a separate environment allows you to duplicate your VM with ease, restore your VM to the state you downloaded it, or run separate tests on the current state of your VM. In this tutorial, we will be covering how to download a VM as an OVF…



How to create an ADMX template

Contents of this article ADMX template structure The VBScript LogonMessage.vbs The ADMX template header ADML language files Template item: Enabled/Disabled Template Item: String Input Template Item: Dropdown List Final result Conclusion ADMX template structure ^ ADMX is the last format of Administrative Template used in group policy management; it is the successor of ADM. A…



How-to connect an iSCSI SAN to a Hyper-V guest VM as a passthrough disk

How-to connect an iSCSI SAN to a Hyper-V guest VM as a passthrough disk By Michael Z  My business has a legal requirement to keep old case files for 7 years. However, keeping 7 TB of files on production servers takes up storage capacity and increases backup times for data that is rarely accessed. I…


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Add iSCSI Shared Storage in Windows Server 2016 .

Add iSCSI Shared Storage in Windows Server 2016 By brandon.lee  If you are configuring a Windows Server 2016 Failover cluster or you are building a Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V cluster, you will need shared storage so that either the file or virtual machine resources don’t live on local storage which would negate the high availability…




Windows 8 MDT Deployment

Windows 10 deployment – Part 1: The Deployment Share This article, the first of nine in my Windows 8 deplyoment, details setting up a Deployment Share using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) Why use Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)? MDT installation Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) installation Setting up the Deployment Share Windows 8 is…


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Join Computer to Domain Using PowerShell

Join Computer to Domain Using PowerShell By Robert Allen (https://activedirectorypro.com/join-computer-to-domain-using-powershell/) In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to join a computer to the domain using PowerShell. I will provide step by step instructions for adding a single computer and multiple computers to the domain. Also, I’ll show you how to move the computer to an OU…




Windows 10 2004: 17 new settings for group policies

Windows 10 2004 (20H1) introduces two new settings that enable the use of long passwords. Another new setting increases the security of LDAP authentication, and others relate to update management, store apps, FIDO authentication and East Asian characters. Easy to use – Restore VMs, files or apps – VMware, Hyper-V – Free forever Download FREE…




Integrated security for IoT

The use of IIoT continues to advance. By 2025 there will be more than 40 billion networked devices, many of which will be located in factories needing a secure base with which they can respond to new threats. Integrated security for IoT A study carried out by IDC shows that 42% of German companies have…




Ransomware explained: How it works and how to remove it

Ransomware explained: How it works and how to remove it Despite a recent decline, ransomware isstill a serious threat. Here’s everything you need to know about thefile-encrypting malware and how it works. By Josh Fruhlinger Ransomware definition Ransomware is a form of malware that encrypts a victim’s files. The attacker then demands a ransom from the victim…



Deploying a Windows 10 Image using MDT

Deploy a Windows 10 image using MDT Source: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/deploy-windows-mdt/deploy-a-windows-10-image-using-mdt Applies to Windows 10 This topic will show you how to take your reference image for Windows 10 (that was just created), and deploy that image to your environment using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). We will prepare for this by creating an MDT deployment share that isused…


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