Category Archives: Windows Server

Configuring Directory Synchronization in Office 365 Admin Center Preview

How to start the synchronization between on-premises and Office 365 using the Office365 Admin Center Preview. In this Tutorial, we are going to run the initial wizard which will validate…

Managing Office 2016 using Group Policies

Adding administrative templates to support your Office 2016 is critical for administrators that want to manage certain components from a central location. Solution The process is simple, the first step…

How to update Group Policies admx templates to Windows 10

In this Tutorial we are going over the process to update the Group Policies files (admx) to support the latest version of Windows 10 including Microsoft Edge. Solution If you…

How to retrieve serial number from a server using WMI

In some situations the administrator has to retrieve the serial number of a server to check warranty and etc. In this Tutorial we are going over the process to retrieve…

Managing features at Network Adapter level using PowerShell

Using PowerShell to manage features at network adapter level, the tasks that we are going over on this Tutorial may be required when managing a larger number of servers, using…

Network Virtualization and DNS registration using PowerShell

Using a simple PowerShell cmdlet to remove the DNS registration on Virtual NIC (vNICs) created by Virtual Machine Manager. Solution This Tutorial was created to remove the DNS Registration of…

Configuring a Hyper-V / Windows Server to use Dell Storage devices

How to configure a Dell Storage device (in this case MD3200i) to be used by Hyper-V, but the same procedure can be used for Windows Server in general. Solution When…

AAD Sync – Modifying a filter rule

How to modify an existent filter rule and validating what changes in the Azure Active Directory using AAD Sync. Solution To demonstrate how a change in existent filter rules can…

AAD Sync– Creating filter rules using object attributes

Using Microsoft Azure Active Directory Sync tool to filter out objects using the SyncRulesEditor tool. During the installation of the tool the administrator can configure it as manual and work…

Deploying VMM 2016 Technical Preview 4 (TP4)

System Center 2016 VMM 2016 TP4 was recently released by Microsoft, and on this Tutorial we are going over the process to install it on a lab environment.  Solution Before…