Category «Windows Server»

Setting up a Group Policy for Folder Redirection

In this article I am setting up folder redirection to redirect a users “my documents”, “desktop” and “favourites” folders. In this example I am doing this for a terminal server. Step 1 – Create Shared Folder. Create a folder on the server. E.g. e:\redirected. Set the share Permissions as shown below. Everyone – full control …

Install SSL Certificate in IIS 7

In this article I am installing a certificate from 123-reg.co.uk onto a Windows 2008 IIS 7 server. I’m currently using 123-reg as the certificates are cheap and the authorisation process is easy. You can buy your own certificate from 123-reg here. Generate CSR Open IIS 7 and go to the “server certificates” section Then go …

Control Panel & Administrative Tools Shortcuts

  Control Panel Add/Remove Programs appwiz.cpl Network Properties ncpl.cpl Power Management powercfg.cpl Printers Folder printers Regional settings intl.cpl System Properties sysdm.cpl User settings nusrmgr.cpl Certificate Manager certmgr.msc Computer Management compmgmt.msc Device Manager devmgmt.msc Disk Management diskmgmt.msc Event Viewer eventvwr.msc Shared Folders fsmgmt.msc Group Policy gpedit.msc Local Users and Groups lusrmgr.msc Resultant Set of Policy rsop.msc …

Control Panel Applets Names and Shortcuts

  Below is a list of control panel applets names and shortcuts I have found. These are for Windows Vista, 7, 2008 and 2008 R2.   Add or Remove Programs – appwiz.cpl Administrative Tools – control admintools Add Hardware – hdwwiz.cpl Appearance Settings – control color Audio Devices and Sound Themes – mmsys.cpl Bluetooth Devices …

  When trying to activate a Windows server 2008 or Windows 7 machine you may get the error below: Key management services (KMS) could not be located in domain name system (DNS), please have your system administrator verify that a KMS is published correctly in DNS. This error occurs when windows tries to activate a …