So we got our hardware and got busy. First up was testing if the S130 RAID1 setup could perform enough because there were some rumours the software RAID on the S130 was terrible. I did a quick...Read More
So our hardware arrived and we got busy!
We unpacked the servers and saw that the 200Gb drives which were meant for the OS were inserted in the front instead of the back. This was easily fixed...Read More
I was a little frustrated with the lack of info about Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) on technet, but it seems it has been taken care of as it was updated a few days ago (It took some time writing...Read More
So I've been trying to download Windows 2016 for the last few days.
But the downloads fail at 98%, I've tried web downloads, different browsers, with or without download manager, stop/resume,...Read More
So we use KMS for our license keys install, which is great but the VAMT GUI is much better for a overview than the slmgr.vbs script.
So i figured just find a new adksetup, which contains the...Read More
So we were at WSL2016 in Dublin to see what the new 2016 server would bring.
Normally we wouldn't go to such a event as I think this content is better viewed from the blogs of critical IT...Read More
We've begun using Windows 2012R2 servers and i've found a curious thing. I've installed a fresh Windows 2012 R2 server on 14 may 2014, made an
snapshot checkpoint and ran Windows update. As...
So I configured a file server for a customer, It's been a while because mostly I'm working with RDS. So I started as I always have been doing;
- Install the file server role
- Create a new...
I've seen some weird activation issues in MS products with error codes that threw me off.
As i tried to activate Windows Server it said;
- A problem occurred when Windows tried to activate....
In Windows 2008 Server and later MS gave us a new and easy way to distribute group policy, named GPO preferences. After running into some weird issues with IE group policy settings through IE...Read More