Windows Server: launch the configuration wizard on an installation without a graphical interface

On an installation of Windows Server without User Experience, that is to say without a graphical interface, there is a built-in utility that allows you to configure the server using a wizard. The utility is called sconfig, to launch once connected to the server, enter the sconfig command. Once the command has been validated, the …

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Admin Center: installation in gateway mode

Intro In this tutorial, we will see how to install the Admin Center in gateway mode. As a reminder, the Admin Center is a Web interface that allows the administration of Windows servers using WinRM. From the Admin Center, it is almost possible the same as with the graphical interface: Monitor a set of servers …

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Active Directory: access the Active Directory Schema console

The Active Directory Schema console is not available natively, it is necessary to register it in order to access it. This console is to be used with great care, improper handling can put the entire Active Directory forest in error. This console gives access to the role FSMO: Schema Master. 1. Open a command prompt …

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Managing virtual machines in a Windows Server Hyper-V cluster

Création machine virtuelle

In this tutorial, we will see how to manage your virtual machines in a Hyper-V cluster using the Cluster Manager console. It is also possible to use the following tools to manage virtual machines with Hyper-V: Hyper-V Manager Console Admin Center PowerShell SCVMM 5Nine …. In this article we will address the following points: Creating …

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Manage Windows Server remotely in PowerShell with PSSession

Introduction In this tutorial, we will see how to remotely administer a Windows server in PowerShell (Powershell remoting) with PSSession. PSSession is the prefix of several Powershell commands that allow connection and management of it. All the commands in this tutorial are to be done with a PowerShell command prompt Prerequisites On the server where …

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Install and use the Admin Center on Windows 10

Admin center

In this tutorial, we will see how to install the Admin Center on a computer running Windows 10. The Admin Center is the new name of the Honolulu Project that allows the administration of servers from the Windows Server 2008R2 version and client computers under Windows 10 using a web interface. Windows Admin Center is …

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