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Active Directory Schema versions

25.Apr.2014 | by Gusac | Filed in: Articles, Tutorials

You can check Active Directory schema version via different methods defined in the following article:  How to check Active Directory Schema Versions Below is the list of different AD schema versions Windows 200 Server 13 Windows Server 2003 30 ... [More]

Get Serial Number using command line and PowerShell

10.Apr.2014 | by Gusac | Filed in: Articles, Tutorials

System’s serial number information is stored in WMI. The WMI class is Win32_Bios and there are different ways to query it. We are going to discuss two methods: Command Line Open the command prompt and type the following command: wmic bios get serialnumber     If you w... [More]

Get DHCP Scopes using PowerShell

7.Apr.2014 | by Gusac | Filed in: Articles

We need DHCP PowerShell cmdlet to be available in order to manage DHCP. By default, the DHCP module is not loaded in PowerShell. We need to install and the import the DHCP module before we can use it. Importing DHCP Powershell cmdlet If you’re going to use PowerShell on the DHCP server, then... [More]

Delegating Group Policy Modeling Permission

23.Mar.2014 | by Gusac | Filed in: Articles

Delegate Permissions 1. Open Group Policy Management Console (GPMC), navigate to the OU you want to delegate permissions for Group Policy Modeling. 2. In the results pane on the right, click on the Delegation tab. 3. In Permission drop down list, select Perform Group Policy Modeling Analyses ... [More]

Error installing .Net framework on Windows server 2012 R2

2.Mar.2014 | by Gusac | Filed in: Articles

Issue: While installed .Net Framework from Server Manager – Add/Remove Features page, the installation fails with the following error: “One or more installation selections are missing source files on the destination server. ” If you click on the Install button, the installation will fail with t... [More]

Reset Pop3 user account password on Windows Pop3 server

15.Jan.2014 | by Gusac | Filed in: Articles

Below command shows how to reset a password for users POP3 account on Windows server using command line. winpop changepwd USER@DOMAIN NewPassword .csharpcode, .csharpcode pre { font-size: small; color: black; font-family: consolas, "Courier New", courier, monospace; background-co... [More]

DNS Server service failure: The interface is unknown

23.Dec.2013 | by Gusac | Filed in: Troubleshoot, Articles

DNS server service on Windows 2008 R2 server failed to start with error: Windows could not start the DNS Server service on Local Computer. Error 1717: The interface is unknown.   Resolution: Upon investigation, I found that the Windows Event log service was also not started. Attemp... [More]

Clear all print jobs using PowerShell

27.Oct.2013 | by Gusac | Filed in: Articles, Tutorials

Note: Cmdlet is available on Windows server 2012 but works remotely for previous versions. Windows Server 2012 has a new cmdlet Remove-PrintJob that helps delete the print jobs on the server. You need to specify either the Job ID or the Printer name. Example: Remove-PrintJob -ComputerName tctp22ws... [More]

Error 0x80004005 accessing CIFS from Windows server 2012

25.Oct.2013 | by Gusac | Filed in: Articles

Issue: Accessing shares hosted on third party file server (like NetApp or EMC) from Windows server 2012 returns error Windows cannot access \\ServerName Check the spelling of the name. Otherwise, there might be a problem with your network. To try to identify and resolve network problems, click Di... [More]

List Group Policy Object using PowerShell

4.Jul.2013 | by Gusac | Filed in: Articles

Note: The cmdlet Get-GPO is available on Windows server 2012 and later but can query previous version of AD services.    The cmdlet Get-GPO in Windows server 2012 has the follwoing available parameters you can use: Get a GPO by name The following command will return the GPO with nam... [More]