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Upgrading your Active Directory to Windows Server 2008 Here is in-place upgrading Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 R2 Domain Controllers to Windows Server 2008 Domain Controllers. It will also help to installing Active Directory 2008 R2. Installing active directory 2008 might seem like simply feeding the DVD and pressing Next> until your server reboots into Windows
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How to delete older files using command prompt

How to delete older files using command prompt We usually get the requirement to automatically delete the files in regular intervals, we can achieve this task by creating a batch file and create a schedule task to delete files automatically in regular Intervals. Open a Notepad and put the below command: forfiles -p “Folder location”
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FSMO Roles

FSMO Roles What is AD FSMO Roles? A regular Interview Question explained below: Windows 2000/2003 Single-Master Model To prevent conflicting updates in Windows 2000/2003, the Active Directory performs updates to certain objects in a single-master fashion. In a single-master model, only one DC in the entire directory is allowed to process updates. This is similar
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How to check Windows Version remotely

How to check Windows Version remotely Oftentimes, we get the requirement to check the Windows Version remotely to reduce the manual work to login and check. So, here are some steps which can help you to check the windows version remotely.   HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion With this you can get only following Versions:Microsoft Windows 2000 (No different between
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  List of Port numbers in Windows Below is the list of TCP/UDP  port numbers being used in windows Port TCP UDP Description 9 UDP Wake-on-LAN 20 TCP UDP FTP data transfer 21 TCP FTP control (command) 22 TCP UDP Secure Shell (SSH) — used for secure logins,  file transfers (scp, sftp) and port forwarding 23 TCP UDP Telnet protocol—unencrypted text
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Command to list Windows directory permissions Sometime we have requirement to get a list of users and groups who have access to particular file or folder and we cannot copy paste the GUI list of security tab. Here we need a command to get the list and we can copy it through command prompt Here is the
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What's new in Windows Server 2008 Cluster

What’s new in Windows Server 2008 Cluster Here is the new feature of windows server 2008 cluster in comparison with earlier windows version:   New validation feature. With this feature, you can check that your system, storage, and network configuration is suitable for a cluster. Support for GUID partition table (GPT) disks in cluster storage.
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What is RAID configuration in windows

What is RAID configuration in Windows RAID Configuration Learn about Intel RAID configuration. It includes all the RAID levels with diagram, very useful for to clear doubts for layman. RAID Level 0 requires a minimum of 2 drives to implement Characteristic & Advantages RAID 0 implements a striped disk array, the data is broken down
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What is Cloud computing?

What is Cloud computing? Cloud– The practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than a local server With cloud computing, you eliminate those headaches because you’re not managing hardware and software—that’s the responsibility of an experienced vendor like salesforce.com. The shared infrastructure means it
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Windows 2008 R2 backup issue

Windows 2008 R2 backup issue   For windows 2008 R2 backup issue, you can try below steps: 1. Stop the Microsoft Shadow Copy Provider & Volume Shadow Copy Service (run net stop “Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider”) 2. Export the contents of the HKLM\Software\Microsoft\EventSystem key to a .reg file (as a backup). 3. Delete the HKLM\Software\Microsoft\EventSystem\{26c409cc-ae86-11d1-b616-00805fc79216}\Subscriptions key.
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Windows Cluster Interview Questions and Answers

Windows Cluster Interview Questions and Answers Here are some windows cluster Interview Questions and Answers for windows administrator What is Clustering. Briefly define & explain it ? Clustering is a technology, which is used to provide High Availability for mission critical applications. We can configure cluster by installing MCS (Microsoft cluster service) component from Add
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GUID Partition Table

GUID Partition Table (GPT) GUID Partition Table (GPT) is a new style of partitioning which is part of the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface Specification, using the globally unique identifier for devices. It is different from the Master Boot Record (the more commonly used partitioning style) in many aspects and has many advantages. To understand GPT, it is important to understand what
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What is SMB?

What is Server Message Block? SMB Stands for “Server Message Block.” SMB is a network protocol used by Windows-based computers that allows systems within the same network to share files. It allows computers connected to the same network or domain to access files from other local computers as easily as if they were on the computer’s local
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Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V)

Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Microsoft Application Virtualization (also known as App-V; formerly Softricity SoftGrid) is an application virtualization and application streaming solution from Microsoft. It was acquired by Microsoft during the acquisition of Boston, Massachusetts-based Softricity (SoftwareWow!) on July 17, 2006. Softgrid represents Microsoft’s entry to the application virtualization market, alongside their other virtualisation technoligies such as Hyper-V, Microsoft Virtual Server, Microsoft Virtual PC, and System Center Virtual Machine Manager. Microsoft Application Virtualization
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