Disable server manager at logon

If you’re used to connecting to Windows servers, you may have noticed that Server Manager opens every time, although handy, this tends to “slow” the login and is intrusive especially when you don’t need it. I will explain how to disable its automatic opening. If you have already closed it, open the server manager. Click …

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Windows Server 2019: installing the Hyper-V role

In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to install the Hyper-V role on Windows Server 2019. If you have already installed the Hyper-V role on Windows Server 2012R2 or 2016, it is the same. Before installing Hyper-V, you must ensure that Bios level virtualization is enabled. In a production environment, you must also …

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Windows Server: SNMP Service – Installation and configuration

SNMP service overview The SNMP service allows the interrogation of computer equipment in order to carry out supervision and diagnosis. This protocol is used by supervision software such as Centreon and PRTG. Installation of the SNMP service on Windows Server On Windows the service is not installed by default, it is a feature to install. …

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RDS farm: delete a server not available in the deployment

In this tutorial, we will see how to remove a server from a deployment that is no longer available. When connecting to the service broker, the following message is displayed: The following deployment servers are not in the server pool1. SERVER-FQDN .Add them to the server pool This type of error occurs if the server …

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Security: prevent local logon on Windows servers

Intro In this tutorial, we will see how to prevent local logon on Windows servers. What you should know is that by default all users are allowed to log on locally to Windows except for domain controllers. For servers in Workgroup, the problem is less posed but for servers members of a domain, all users …

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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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Windows Backup: installation and configuration

Overview Windows Backup

Presentation Windows Server includes a feature (Windows Backup) that allows you to perform full system backups or a portion of it. It can be used to back up virtual machines, SQL Server databases, file server … It is recommended to use a hard disk dedicated to backups to have incremental backups, in case of user …

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