Just an informative article if you’ve experienced the same while using Remote Desktop Web Access solution. Before proceeding to the main topic what is RD Web Access?
DFS – Distributed File System is a feature from Microsoft. As the name says, DFS is a service used to organize distributed file shares to distributed file system.There are two components for
While trying to start-up a restored Windows 2012 server, it thrown an error as shown below. If you come across such a situation sometime, this article helps you to solve this issue. The same issue can also be applied in the case of Windows 8 operating system too.
Today Morning I had been given a task to add a scheduled task in Windows 2012 server, that should be executed periodically. I was successful to add a task, but couldn’t find a solution to schedule it periodically till I tried Googling.. Sharing this bit of information for someone who may look at it while they have this same problem..
Check out some important powershell cmdlets that can be used to do some cool tasks in Windows Server 2012. Need to replace only those parts which are in bold and italics, as required.
Install GUI in Windows Server 2012
- Install-WindowsFeature Server-Gui-Shell
- Install-WindowsFeature Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra
Check out some important powershell cmdlets that can be used to do some cool tasks in Hyper-V Server 2012. Need to replace only those parts which are in bold and italics, as required.
Create a New VM
- New-VM –Name “VMName” –MemoryStartupBytes MemoryinGB
VMGeneration ID, a new VM “attribute” introduced in Windows Server 2012, is a 64 bit integer tied to a VM configuration. It allows applications running in a VM to detect any time shift event occured. Time shift event in the sense any mechanism that can change the present time of a VM, forward or backward. This time shift can be due to any of the following process:
- Application of a snapshot
- Importing a VM
- Restore of a backup taken earlier
A differencing disk is also a virtual hard disk (VHD). This is used to store the changes made to its parent virtual hard disk. It is more like a concept of parent-child relation. It makes the parent VHD read only and changes are applied to another disk called Differencing Disk. How to proceed with creating a differencing disk?
SMB is a network file sharing protocol that allows computer applications to read and write to files. It is also used to request services from server programs in a computer network. This protocol is used on top of TCP/IP or other network protocols. Application accesses the files or other resources at a remote server by making use of this protocol, thus allowing reading, creating and updating files on the remote server. Windows server 2012 uses SMB protocol v3.0.
New features in Hyper-V 2012 include:
Shared virtual hard disk
Virtual machine generation
Enhanced session mode
Automatic virtual machine activation