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UAC, file and registry virtualization

A lesser-known aspect of UAC is its ability to virtualize access to files and registry entries. This transparently changes the behaviour of attempts to update or create files and registry keys in specific locations. 597 more words

Authentication Methods in SharePoint 2013


In this series I’m going to talk about the authentication methods and authentication types in SharePoint 2013 , also I will talk about authentication process of each type as well. 511 more words


Display all Group Policy items as HTML

Ever created a lot of nice group policy items and come back to them a year or two later and think “Well where did I apply that firewall rule?” or “Where do I set up servers as Remote Desktop Session hosts?” ? 95 more words

Windows Server

Configure NTP on Windows Server (Time Server)

A simple command to configure NTP on a Windows Server is:

w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:pool.ntp.org /syncfromflags:MANUAL

sc stop w32time

sc start w32time


To add more than one NTP servers:

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Volume Shadow Copy Error 0x800423f4 | VSS Backup error

There are many times that VSS can be a PITA! Trying to backup a HyperV VM or jsut an application and have VSS errors. There are many troublesooting options most of them doing partial job and probable wont fix any errors. 115 more words


SQL Server Integration Monitoring Made easy

Companies spend millions creating monitoring solutions to solve a problem that a mildly competent server admin can do with a handful of scripts.  I am a big fan of cool Graphical interfaces, pie charts and monitor applications on my iPhone, but if you have no budget for that.   229 more words